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2 hrs ago | 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,

6 hrs ago | 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

Daily Times

France has info Syria using chemical weapons' : April 20, 2014,

PARIS France has information but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Francois Hollande

Russia Taday

Thousands rally for France's Brittany reunion and greater autonomy

People wave Brittany flags during a demonstration for the reunification of the Loire-Atlantique region to the region of Brittany on April 19, 2014 in Nantes, western France.


Related Topix: World News

Aesthetics-minded Americans decry Paris love locks

A newly wed couple rest on the Pont des Arts in Paris, Wednesday April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Travel, Paris, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Paris, MS, Italy Travel

WTOC-TV Savannah

4 French journalists freed from Syria captors home

The joyful families of the four, Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres, were greeted by President Francois Hollande in an informal welcome ceremony Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Francois Hollande

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Holocaust survivor tells his story in East Tennessee

An East Tennessee resident who survived the Holocaust began his journey to America when he was 11. Now that he's retired from teaching, he spends more time sharing his story to different schools and programs.


Related Topix: Only, TN, World News, University of Tennessee

BBC News

France's silent tea revolution

Ordering a cup of tea in Paris is a bit like asking for pastis in a British pub.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, World News, Coffee, Wine, Home Gardening, Home

The Advocate

Unreasonable Book on French history unconvincing

In "The Embrace of Unreason," Frederick Brown contends that France and the French lost their way in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, succumbing to the siren song of irrational ideologies, philosophies and movements.


Related Topix: World News,

Trend Hunter Magazine

Sultry Parisian Editorials - Pauline Moulettes Stars in the...

Taking us on a hedonistic ride through the streets of Paris and its innate sense of style, Pauline Moulettes stars in an exhilarating editorial in the L'Officiel China April 2014 issue.


Related Topix: World News

The Mercury

Feather taunt sent a teen to war

Vietnam War veteran Brad Cooper, of Oatlands, is travelling to France to take part in Anzac Day services honouring his uncle, Sydney Cooper.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Australia, Oceania

Emirates News Agency

GCAA Holds Air Accident Training Exercise with International Partners at Fujairah Airport

WAM DUBAI, 19th April, 2014 --The General Civil Aviation Authority held this week a successful Air Accident Training Exercise at Fujairah International Airport, planned, coordinated and managed by the GCAA's Air Accident Investigation team.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, World News

Grub Street

What to Eat at Racines, a Paris Wine Bar That Just Opened in Tribeca

This week, David Lanher opened the first Stateside outpost of his beloved Parisian wine bar, Racines , on Chambers Street.


Related Topix: World News, Paris, KY, Dining

Fri Apr 18, 2014

From Macon, France to Macon, GA

Twelve students from Macon, France, along with their chaperones, are visiting Rutland High School.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, World News, Tybee Island, GA

Washington Times

Saint-Etienne draws 0-0 with Rennes in France

Saint-Etienne's bid for a Champions League spot stalled as it drew 0-0 with Rennes in the French league on Friday.


Related Topix: World News

For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks

A Slovenian soldier surveys a map as he and forces from U.S. Army plan an assault as part of a field training exercise in 2012.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Family, Kids, Turkey, Germany,


I Hate Cheese, But I Went To France Anyway

Whenever I tell people I generally don't like cheese, I receive one of three reactions: pure, utter horror and dismay, pity, or odd admiration.


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

National Public Radio

French President Hollande's Top Aide Resigns

The French president's top adviser resigned Friday following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to the already unpopular Francois Hollande.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, World News