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Breaking News: After tomorrow, Sundays in France will never be the same
   
Posted by: Robert Myles SelectMedia

Paris :: France | updated 2014-03-09 06:22:34 -0700 | travel-news

For a country that’s never slow to wear its secularism on its sleeve, Sundays in France have, till now, somehow managed to distinguish themselves from other days of the week. In France, Sundays sometimes feel as though the country's stuck...
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Breaking News: Grocery shopping: French consumers cluck at watery turkey meat
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Paris :: France | updated 2014-05-13 02:13:04 -0700 | causes-news

An online petition doing the rounds in France should be a wake-up call to consumers worldwide to make reading the packaging part of the routine of any weekly grocery shop. In early May, Paris-based consumer organization Foodwatch France launched an...
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Breaking News: France seeks international cooperation in fight against Boko Haram
   
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Paris :: France | updated 2014-05-20 15:00:14 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion International cooperation can be a tricky thing to achieve. An observer would only need to look at the problems United States President Barack Obama had with getting a coalition in place to oppose Syrian dictator Bashar Assad last year....
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Breaking News: France warns tourists to avoid South, West sides of Chicago
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Paris :: France | updated 2013-11-24 22:09:34 -0800 | political-news

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs website warns potential Chicago visitors against visiting the South and West sides of Chicago with this caveat: “éviter le West Side et le sud de la ville après la 59ème rue.” Roughly translated this...
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Breaking News: US lawmakers urge French sale of warships to NATO, not Russia
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Saint Nazaire :: France | updated 2014-06-05 16:37:01 -0700 | political-news

Three American congressmen have called on NATO to buy or rent two advanced warships currently being built for Russia at a shipyard in western France. In a letter obtained by Reuters and submitted to NATO’s Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, US...
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Breaking News: Rihanna topless pictures crash servers on French website
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Paris :: France | updated 2014-04-29 23:02:50 -0700 | technology-news

If you're going to publish exclusive pictures of pop singer Rihanna posing topless, you may want to invest in some additional servers the day you post them online. That's the lesson for Lui, a French version of Playboy magazine, that...
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Breaking News: French performance artist to live inside a bear for two weeks
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Paris :: France | updated 2014-04-04 00:57:15 -0700 | arts-culture-news

After finding a pile of animal carcasses while on a previous project in the French Alps, 43-year-old Abraham Poincheval decided to do something really different and “become one with such an animal.” Poincheval has decided to live, eat and sleep...
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Breaking News: Three French international rugby stars suffer horrific machete attack
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Millau :: France | updated 2014-07-22 12:05:01 -0700 | disasters-news

Three French international rugby stars were hospitalized after being set upon by a group of men armed with sabres and machetes in a southern French town. Benjamin Kayser, Aurelien Rougerie and Julien Pierre, all members of the ASM Clermont Auvergne...
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Breaking News: First ever Canadian joins elite Académie Française, guardians of the French language
   
Posted by: Robert Myles SelectMedia

Paris :: France | updated 2013-12-17 09:37:34 -0800 | arts-culture-news

The Académie Française, the august body with responsibility for preserving the French language, Thursday appointed its first Canadian to its ranks. Haitian-born writer Dany Laferrière became the first Canadian “immortal,” the term given to the select few...
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Breaking News: Golden Labrador 'expert witness' in French murder trial
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Tours :: France | updated 2014-04-08 11:22:34 -0700 | odd-news

A Golden Labrador named Tango was recently called to the stand in a court in the French city of Tours in an effort to identify the defendant, believed to have killed his owner. This is apparently part of a recent...
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Breaking News: Prices soar for iconic autos at Le Mans Classic car auction
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Le Mans :: France | updated 2014-07-06 12:17:26 -0700 | lifestyle-news

Records of a different kind were broken Saturday at the Le Mans 24 Hours race track in France, as prices soared at an auction of classic cars. A 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster fetched a top price of 1,115,600 euros...
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Breaking News: We Lock Love: Keeping Parisian romantic memories alive
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Paris :: France | updated 2014-06-16 04:23:57 -0700 | lifestyle-news

Recently, we heard how thousands of romantic and iconic love locks, attached to the bridges of Paris, were being lost. It turns out there is a solution, as the We Lock Love website strives to keep the memories alive forever....
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Breaking News: Travel junket: A fart and a smile — a lesson on French etiquette
   
Posted by: Elaine Cheung

Paris :: France | updated 2014-02-01 00:47:07 -0800 | travel-news

This article is part of a weekly travel series by Elaine Cheung, a travel enthusiast and globetrotting writer. The Arc de Triomphe, a centerpiece of French history, has a certain aura about it. I sat underneath the arc on a...
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Breaking News: Palestinian FM says Israel overreacting on missing settlers
   
Posted by: saleh1966

Paris :: France | updated 2014-06-23 16:38:31 -0700 | your-story

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki on Friday accused Israel of overreacting in its response to three missing settlers from a West Bank settlement, and said it had yet to prove Hamas was behind their disappearance. "Three settlers have disappeared, but...
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Breaking News: Android phone maker draws mockery with awful new term 'groufies'
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Paris :: France | updated 2014-05-07 13:04:30 -0700 | business-news

I've heard some terrible product names before, but this one really knocks me out cold. Chinese Android phone manufacturer Huawei, the third-largest smartphone company in the world, hopes to become more of a household name with this morning's introduction of...
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