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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

French journalists describe Syria ordeal

Didier Francois, former French hostage and journalist, reacts as he stands between Edouard Elias , Nicolas Henin , who holds his children, Pierre Torres and France's President Francois Hollande , moments after their arrival by helicopter from Evreux to the military airbase in Villacoublay, near Paris, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Francois Hollande,

7 hrs ago |

France unveils plan to battle jihadist threat

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, World News, Terrorism

7 hrs ago | River Front Times

Impressionist France: SLAM's beautiful, new exhibit captures a complex nation on the cusp

Charles Marville, French, 1813-1879; Rue Des LavandiA res, c.1868; albumen print from collodion glass negative; 11 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Photography, Arts, World News, Paris, MO,

10 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Nancy Faure has been appointed Vice President Sales & Marketing Europe at The Ascott Limited in Paris, France

Nancy Faure has been appointed Vice President Sales & Marketing Europe of The Ascott Limited and has also joined the company's Executive Committee.


Related Topix: Marketing, World News

10 hrs ago | Dairy Reporter

North Korean Emmental production training reports 'not true': French college

French training institute the National Dairy Industry College has rubbished reports it has agreed to school a North Korean delegation on the art of cheese making.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Food, Cheese,

12 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

The Saucy Secrets of French Cuisine

It should be no surprise that French cuisine is a reflection of the French themselves: saucy and stylish.


Related Topix: Life, Food, French Cuisine, Dining, World News, Recipes

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Father, 43, 'strangles son, 23, to death over online gaming addiction' in France

A father was in custody in France today after allegedly strangling his son because he was spending too much time playing online games.


Related Topix: World News, South Korea, Asia

Seattle Times

Biking an ancient Celtic route in France

Graham Robb, the author and historian, at his home in Penton, Scotland. Robb's theory that the Celts had mapped Western Europe with accurate lines thousands of years ago based on their astronomical measurements has its detractors, but the posited Celtic route through Spain, Andorra and the South of France is a remarkably scenic trip even today.


Related Topix: World News, Travel

Globe-Trotting: Behold the Gardens of France with PHS

Horticultural buffs, rejoice: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has organized the trip of a lifetime to tour the botanical beauties of North France and Paris.


Related Topix: World News

Travel World News

Scenic Cruises Unveils New 2015 Itineraries

Scenic Cruises has announced some of the highlights of their 2015 Europe River Cruising program including the introduction of new immersion-based experiences, a new destination and the addition of two new next generation Scenic 'Space-Ships'.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink,

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Plans underway for Kim and Kanyea s $160K yacht honeymoon

WEDDING OF THE CENTURY?: Jay Z and Beyonce have reportedly turned down an invitation to attend Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding.


Related Topix: Wedding, World News


NZDF-Supported Anzac Day Commemorations in France, Belgium

The New Zealand Defence Force will be increasing its support for official and locally-run Anzac Day commemorations in France and Belgium this year with a 10 person contingent, including a Maori cultural element, from New Zealand as well as personnel based in Europe.


Related Topix: World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Foodie Chap With Chef Nicolas Schneller of Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

KCBS radio "Foodie Chap" and KPIX 5 television "Eye On The Bay" host Liam Mayclem introduces us to the culinary stars behind the food and wine loved by so many in the Bay Area.


Related Topix: The Four Seasons, Oldies, Argentina Travel, Travel, World News, Life, Food, Gourmet, Dining

The Globe and Mail

A harrowing escape from an Auschwitz-bound train was the start of his journey

Leo Bretholz, right, shows Maryland Gov. Martin OMalley a book with a list of names of about 76,000 people who were transported to Nazi death camps during World War II by the French rail company Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais , after the governor signed a bill on Thursday, May 19, 2011 that would require the company to disclose its ... (more)


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BBC News

North Koreans in 'Emmental' training

North Korea is to send a team of food production experts to France to learn the art of cheese making and improve the quality of dairy products back home, it has been reported.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Life, Food, Cheese,

Daily Mail

Yorkshire staff BANNED from calling Tour de France tourists 'love'...

From mini-skirts to the Magna Carta, Harry Potter to Harry Styles, England's Hall of Fame revealed to celebrate St George's Day What a blast! Luxury Connecticut island that comes with its own CANNON up for sale for $11M A rare sight! Kate and William among 1% of visitors to see WATERFALLS on Uluru during Royal Tour in Australia Cashback sites DO ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel

Kent Online

Kent family of RAF pilot Len Barnes tell of great escape during...

RAF bomber pilot Len Barnes owed his life to the family who hid him from the Germans after his Lancaster was shot down over occupied France.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England,

The Daily Advertiser

French Week underway

Visitors celebrate with a parade through the streets of Arnaudville at last year's French Week.


Related Topix: Arnaudville, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana, World News, New Orleans, LA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Rubin Hurricane Carter, Fabio Bettini

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter delivers a left to the head of Italy's Fabio Betini during 10-round middleweight bout at the Palais de Sports in Paris, France, Feb. 22, 1965.


Related Topix: World News

The Independent

With unemployment unlikely to fall in France, Francois Hollande knows his job will go too

John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news.


Related Topix: Europe