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3 hrs ago | University of Otago News
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.
7 hrs ago | Washington Times
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.
11 hrs ago | Yahoo!
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.
12 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
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.
A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.
A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.
The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.
Here's an interesting story. Last Sunday, an anonymous Saudi Prince's convoy was robbed en route from a swanky, Saudi-owned luxury hotel to a Paris airport.
It's been 72 long years since 907 Canadian soldiers lost their lives in one Allied raid in the Second World War - but for some members of the Windsor-Essex community, forgetting isn't an option.
Sometimes, low tech trumps high tech. At Tuesday morning's plenary session of IFLA's World Library and Information Congress 2014 in Lyon, French journalist Florence Aubenas talked about her kidnapping and six-month imprisonment in Iraq in 2005 and the time since.
Ms. Frederique Sevet-Collier, Lincoln, is the first French interpreter to have successfully completed requirements to become a Nebraska Certified Court Interpreter.
Google Street View may be good at capturing the sights of a place, but what about the sound? That's where British hearing specialists have come in, creating an exploratory platform that adds another layer to the virtual travel experience, with audio clips to place armchair travelers firmly in their destination.
To the Editor: Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonosis caused by Brucella spp. France has been free of bovine, ovine, and caprine brucellosis since 2003 .
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 04:46 pm
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