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Image Caption: This is a marine crocodilian, here a dyrosaurid, swimming in the warm surface waters during the end of the Cretaceous period.
A moving ceremony attended by the former fiancA© of a member of the 29th US Infantry Division who died shortly after the D-Day landings, has been held at Trebah Garden in Mawnan Smith.
The seven-year-old son of Imoko-Kiss Mr Coulonces held off veteran Roi du Lupin with Anthon y Barrier up for trainer/owner J-P Marmion.
For one, the sunny Southern California destination tempts its citizens to bare more flesh on the average day than most other locales.
Canadian Army and Essex Scottish veteran Howard Large survived the deadly beaches of Dieppe, France during Second World War.
Interpol said Friday it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.
Two girls, aged 15 and 17, are under investigation in France for allegedly making plans to join jihadis in Syria.
COULD it be aliens or secret underwater cities? These lights bright enough to be seen from space have been mystifying astronauts, but what are they? THIS fireball burning up in Earth's atmosphere was once a spacecraft.
A University of Otago study of the first stages of Varroa infestation and its consequences on bees and viruses in New Zealand will provide important insights for future management of threatened bee populations world-wide.
CONQUES , AVEYRON, France - As summer begins its slow exit, the French, who close their shops and take August off for a national holiday, will soon return - making autumn a splendid time for American visitors.
France's rain-hit wheat crop has delivered the first shock of the 2014/15 season: the EU's top grower and exporter is buying Lithuanian and British milling wheat to mix with its unusually poor-grade crop to meet contracts signed before the harvest.
Rick Gill, 60, hopes to raise A 2,000 for charity Childhood First by cycling almost 1,000 miles from Land's End, in Cornwall, to John O' Groats, in Scotland.
Winston Churchill disparaged Operation Anvil-Dragoon, the Aug. 15, 1944 Allied "second D-Day" invasion of Southern France.
A convoy from the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Paris was attacked while on the way to an airport northeast of the city.
British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive Researchers from the village have drawn a blank while looking into their family histories and can only conclude that they had no living parents at the time of their deaths and so looking into their background ... (more)
Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 05:57 am
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