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Local news for Nantes, France continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

France: Join the grand tour

Ever dreamed of seeing France on two wheels? Lynette Eyb provides an overview to help you start planning your cycling adventure.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Wine, Drink, Travel

18 hrs ago | This is Bath

Imperial tobacco ends cigarette manufacture in the UK

Imperial, which employs 1,700 people in the UK, said the factory had the capacity to make 36 billion cigarettes a year but would only produce 17 billion in 2014.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

How France lost its iconic, once romantic Gauloises cigarette brand

A woman smokes a cigarette on the pavement terrace of Les Deux Magots cafe-restaurant at Saint Germain des Pres square in Paris, Jan. 2, 2008 A woman smokes a cigarette on the pavement terrace of Les Deux Magots cafe-restaurant at Saint Germain des Pres square in Paris, Jan. 2, 2008 Gauloises plant to close They were, decades ago, something of a ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

A French icon totters: country's biggest Gauloise plant may close

The dark-tobacco Gauloise - a macho smoke as evocative of France as the beret or the baguette - has already seen its best days.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

OC Weekly

Summer Days and Sister Acts In Jacques Demy's Rapturous Musical The Young Girls of Rochefort

A euphoric swirl of sherbet colors, Jacques Demy's Hollywood-musical homage The Young Girls of Rochefort elevates even the most mundane actions to the spectacular: Simply crossing the street occasions an ecstatic choreography of cartwheeling and front-flipping passersby.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Europe, France Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Fiji Times

Former France U21 plays key role in win

FORMER France under-21 and Tahiti international Marama Vahirua played a key in AS Pirae's 2-1 victory against the Solomon Warriors in the Oceania Football Confederation Champions League at Churchill Park in Lautoka yesterday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Bernard-Henri Levy: France's New Government and the Ecology of Cecile Duflot

First, there is in the environmentalism of the EELV an ideological concentrate of puritanism, naturalism, and organicism that has always made me deeply suspicious.

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The Village Voice

The Young Girls of Rochefort: Summer Days and Sister Acts in the Director's Rapturous Musical

A euphoric swirl of sherbet colors, Jacques Demy's Hollywood-musical homage The Young Girls of Rochefort elevates even the most mundane actions to the spectacular: Simply crossing the street occasions an ecstatic choreography of cartwheeling and front-flipping passersby.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Europe, France Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Financial Times

Qatar celebrates Richard Serra

A grisly souvenir of the French Revolution went up for auction in France last week: a working guillotine.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Anna.aero

Air Corsica launches its fifth service from Bastia

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Related Topix: France, World News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Mail

'I felt like a foreigner!' French chef Manu Feildel visits his home country after 22 years abroad

But when celebrity chef Manu Feildel returned to France for the first time in 22 years, he was virtually a tourist in his own home country.

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Related Topix: My Kitchen Rules, Entertainment, Television, France Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, France, World News,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Serious Eats

Bake the Book: Frenchie

Born in France and raised in an orphanage in Nantes, chef Greg Marchand sought refuge in the kitchen.

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Related Topix: France, France Travel, Travel, World News, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Life, Food, Recipes, Fruits

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Independent.ie

Travel: Saddle up and explore France on two wheels

TRANQUIL: The Guenrouet area of the Nantes-Brest Canal. The canal, which was completed in 1858, covers 365 kilometres.

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Related Topix: France, Nantes, France Travel, Travel, World News, France Travel, Europe Travel

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Daily Camera

Buy your own working guillotine from the 19th century

A guillotine is pictured in its auction room in Nantes, western France, on March 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Sun Mar 23, 2014

TrekEarth

Just wait ...

Many showers this afternoon around Nantes. The perfect weather to have great light conditions and fantastic skies.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Weather

Wed Mar 19, 2014

SFGate

"Maison et Branchages" (2013) oil on canvas by Edwige Fouvry.

Edwige Fouvry's "Maison et Branchages," an oil painting on canvas, is part of the French artist's "Sous le Ciel" exhibition that examines the relationship between people and the natural world.

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Food Industry

Bee-rilliant! Eurofins develops NMR test for honey

Eurofins has developed an analytical technique to test different kinds of honey using high resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance profiling.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, France, World News

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