The AFP provides 16 major news services, which are verified and broadcast in real time.
Thanks to its international network and editorial expertise, the AFP is able to provide high quality text services to press, audiovisual, mobile and online news professionals.
Industrial action by French seamen blocked the port of Calais yet again on Sunday, stranding hundreds of passengers waiting to board ferries for England.
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All news categories are covered, with a particular focus on politics, economics, sport and social issues.
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