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58 min ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

New Scientist

EU hatches legal plan to fight invasive species

Whether it's the aggressive Asian hornets that have colonised France or the ravenous slugs slithering across Sweden, invasive species are a growing problem in Europe.


Related Topix: World News


Cheating apps, websites flourish in France

Last spring, while French president Francois Hollande was in the throes of his secret love affair, a Pew Research Center poll found that a mere 47% of his fellow citizens consider adultery to be morally unacceptable.


Related Topix: Francois Hollande, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014


The Ten Weirdest French Cars Ever Made

They were selling oddballs like the fantastic Citron C6 up until just two years ago, so no wonder they have plenty of weird cars in their past as well to choose from.


Related Topix: World News, Autos


Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'

In this May 25, 2013 file photo, actress Kim Novak poses for photographers during the Homage to Kim Novak at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France.


Related Topix: Kim Novak, World News, Oscars, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Rogue River, OR, Entertainment

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Bartonella quintana in Body Lice from Scalp Hair of Homeless Persons, France

To the Editor: Bartonella quintana is a body louse-borne human pathogen that can cause trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis, endocarditis, chronic bacteremia, and chronic lymphadenopathy .


Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Medical Daily

2,000 SARS Vials Are Missing From A French Research Lab, But They Pose No Danger To The Public

A highly respected research Institute in France admitted to misplacing more than 2,000 vials containing fragmented samples of the SARS virus.


Related Topix: World News

Derry Today

Miss France enjoying an Easter break in Derry

The student officially recognised as the most beautiful woman in France is relaxing in Derry this week and spending time off with family in the Waterside.


Related Topix: World News, iPhone

Daily Echo

Busiest day on roads predicted as Easter getaway begins

TODAY is expected to be the busiest day on Britain's roads so far this year as tens of thousands of people set off for their Easter break, a traffic information company has warned.


Related Topix: World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

France: Join the grand tour

Ever dreamed of seeing France on two wheels? Lynette Eyb provides an overview to help you start planning your cycling adventure.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Wine, Drink, Travel

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for April 16, 2014

Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Prison, New York, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, Kent County, England


Russia woos French business elite as sanctions loom

Russia sought to woo the French business elite on Wednesday as the threat of tougher sanctions over the Ukraine crisis loom with a Franco-Russian association warning of job cuts in France as a result of restrictions.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Travel, Russia Travel, Vladimir Putin

The Economist

French politics: Vallsmania

WHEN President FranA ois Hollande chose Manuel Valls as his new prime minister, he took a big gamble.


Related Topix: Europe, World News