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Loom band craze fetches French couple US$1m

For millions of school children they are the must have fashion accessory of the moment.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Tour group visits cheateau country in rural France

When it comes to visiting France, most Americans flock to the large cities such as Paris, Lyon, and Marseille.


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Globe and Mail

Revisiting the Western Front: What to see now

The First World War centenary is already boosting tourism to European battlefields.


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Globe and Mail

Why Magic in the Moonlight's Jacki Weaver thanks her lucky stars

Hamish Linklater as Brice, left, and Jacki Weaver as Grace in Woody Allen's new film Magic in the Moonlight.


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Cheers: French hospital plans wine bar for terminally ill

A hospital in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand is to open a wine bar where terminally ill patients will be able to enjoy a "medically-supervised" glass or two with their families.


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The Drinks Business

France moves to tackle pesticide risk

France is set to tighten laws on pesticide use after the country's Senate approved a proposal that would prevent farmers from using spraying practices that pose a health risk to people.


Related Topix: World News, Agriculture, Science

Newham Recorder

Alter boy from Forest Gate helps Catholic pilgrimage in Lourdes, France

A disabled altar boy from a parish church in Forest Gate flew to France this week to accompany a Catholic pilgrimage to the holy site of Lourdes.


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The New Zealand Herald

WW1: Tunnellers first on Western Front

Christchurch tunnel in Arras, France was built by the NZ Engineers Tunnelling Company.


Related Topix: World News, New Zealand, Oceania

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Marine Le Pen Tops Presidential Poll In France, Somehow Still Not "Mainstream"

Marine Le Pen is in the lead for the next presidential election in France. The French so called "center-right" is reeling from corruption allegations against former President Nicolas Sarkozy - and the socialist President Francois Hollande is in third.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Nicolas Sarkozy, Francois Hollande

Live Science

Toot Sweet! Brit Fires 16-Foot Fart Machine at France

An English plumber welded an enormous fart machine, drove it to the White Cliffs of Dover and blasted it at France.


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Eastbourne Herald

Monaco or bust for Hailsham's magnificent six

Six petrolheads from Hailsham piloted two old Jaguars to the South of France - all in aid of a little girl with severe brain damage.


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Fox News

France awarding highest honor to Utah WWII veteran

France is awarding its highest honor to a World War II veteran in Utah for his service and contributions to France during the war.


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Globe and Mail

The enduring trauma of France's Jews

Dominique Moisi is a professor at L'Institut d'A©tudes politiques de Paris and a senior adviser at the French Institute for International Affairs .


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The Meath Chronicle

President to remember our World War I dead in France and Belgium

President Higgins departs on an official visit to Lorient, France on Friday 1st August for the 'Festival Interceltique de Lorient' and departs France for Belgium on Sunday for two World War 1 Commemoration Ceremonies; at Liege and Mons, on Monday 4th August.


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American Thinker

French Christian Decency and Hamas Evil

Goodness and mercy coexist with evil in the world. At a moment when the Hamas terrorists in Gaza have horrified the world with the extent of their evil in using Palestinian children as slave labor to build underground tunnels in Sinai and as human shields in Gaza in their strategy to kill Jews and eliminate the State of Israel, the chronicle of ... (more)


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Basildon Recorder

Grant will make sure we never do forget

A HERITAGE group has won more than A 50,000 in funding for a project aimed at making sure the sacrifices of the Great War are never forgotten.


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The Economist

How to make a country for everybody

"PER un paA s de tots, l'escola en catalA ," reads the sign on the Barcelona schoolhouse gate: "For a country for everyone, school in Catalan."


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Delicious Rachel Khoo recipes from La Belle France

She made her name in a tiny Parisian flat with hardly room for all her pots. Now glamorous cook Rachel Khoo is back with an extended apartment and even more delicious recipes Many of us have a dream of living in Paris, enjoying a bijou little apartment with the slightest view of the Eiffel Tower - if you squint out of the window a certain way, ... (more)


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Cotswold Journal

First festival of fizz goes off with a bang

About 3,000 people turned out across the weekend to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of Christopher Merrett, who was born and raised in Gloucester Street in the town.


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Decanter Magazine

France set to tighten law on vineyard pesticide spraying

France's Senate has backed tougher rules on pesticide spraying following concerns about residues drifting into nearby villages from vineyards, but the house rejected campaigners' calls for mandatory pesticide-free zones.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Agriculture, Science, World News