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42 min ago | Washington Times

Francea s Midi-Pyrenees region famous for its gastronomic specialties

Paris is the culinary mecca of France , but gastronomic delights are not limited to the capital.


Related Topix: World News, Life, Food, Foie Gras

4 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

Enemy forces tested regiment to the limit

ONE hundred years ago this week the realities of war were brought home to the men of the 2nd Battalion of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regiment .


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6 hrs ago | Where Toronto

Gourmet Parisian Pastries

Faubourg , a trio of smartly appointed, chandelier-bedecked, gourmet bakeries, transports you to Paris, with the look and feel of a fashionable cafe on the Champs-A Other temptations range from flaky mille-feuille topped with Chantilly cream to impeccably made macarons, not to mention the dessert of the month, plus an array of delicious breads , ... (more)


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11 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

IMF chief charged with 'negligence' over graft case

IMF chief Christine Lagarde speaks to her lawyer, Yves Repiquet, on August 27, 2014, in Paris, after announcing she had been charged for "negligence" over a multi-million-euro corruption case relating to her time as French finance minister in 2008.


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12 hrs ago | The Summerville Journal-Scene

From the mayor's desk

My wife, Margaret, and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with a Seine River cruise in France earlier this month.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014


'Star Wars' Invades France In These Amazing LEGO Photos

But you don't have to love LEGOs or "Star Wars" to appreciate these incredible pictures , by photographer Benoit Lapray as part of a project by LEGO France .


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The Independent

French government reshuffle: President Hollande ejects opponents of...

Vocal opponents of austerity have been purged, but will this be the last throw of the dice for the least popular administration since 1958? John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news.


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The Allies invade Southern France: seaports and a race up the Rhone

French President Francois Hollande unveils a memorial paying tribute to the French Resistance during World War II at the Mont Faron memorial in Toulon, southern France.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, Texas, Opinion

Bicester Advertiser

Writer chronicles sacrifices made by people in conflict

A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.


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Daily Mail

France Cote d'Azur holidays: Nice is nice in summer

Anyone who climbs to the park on a hill called the Colline du Chateau, at the east end of town, will see what I mean.


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France marks 70th anniversary of Paris Liberation

Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists.


Related Topix: World News, University of Phoenix, Paris, TN, Francois Hollande

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Rouen is a hidden gem in France that is worth a visit

Many travelers enjoy visiting France for the food, culture, wine, and experience.


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France bestows high honor on Snohomish WWII veteran

Whipple was an Army sergeant on the front lines of World War II in France and Germany.


Related Topix: Snohomish, WA, Lake Stevens, WA, US Military, US Army, World News, Elbe, WA

Views from the Hawke's Nest: PWG European Vacation - France 2007

Views from the Hawke's Nest: PWG European Vacation - France 2007 Posted by TJ Hawke on 08.25.2014 Je prefere PWG aux Etats-Unis... Paris, France October 26, 2007 Commentators: Excalibur & Disco Machine Steve Douglas vs. Thumbtack Jack Both guys seem like Chris Hero wannabes.


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Potential comet landing sites chosen

Europe's Rosetta mission, which aims to put a robot on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, has identified five potential locations for the touchdown.


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The Fresno Bee

French government dissolved amid internal feud

This April 10, 2014, shows French prime minister Manuel Valls, right, and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg during a visit to French defense and electronic company Thales in Gennevilliers, outside Paris, France.


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French give Scots D-Day hero highest honour

A Scottish D-Day veteran who fought with the 51st Highlanders has been awarded France's highest military honour during events to commemorate the liberation of towns and villages by the famous division.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

France: Animal rights activists face off with police and fans at bullfight

French animal rights activists staged a spectacular stunt Saturday night in Maubourget, southern France, by jumping into a bullfighting ring at the start of the event, creating chaos and causing the temporary evacuation of the arena.


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River cruising guide: French menu can satisfy any appetite

Burgundy and Provence are perfect for cruising in the European summer, with universally admired French cuisine and wine combining with great scenery and warm weather to serve up a recipe that sees passenger numbers growing and cruise companies sending newer ships to ply the Saone and the Rhone.


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Seeing the essentials in Paris: Five ideas for a Parisian escape

Paris is one of the world's most popular destinations, and for decades "The City of Light" has attracted artists and lovers alike.


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