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New UN human rights chief delighted with assignment

The new national director of the UN human rights body in Cambodia said she was delighted to work in the land of beauty with ancient temples and ancient culture. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Roueida El Hage has extensive experience in dealing with human rights issues and has held positions all over the world. ...

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Are there rules on the use of barbecues on balconies in France?

Reader Question: I live in a shared apartment building and would like to use a barbecue on my balcony this summer. Is it allowed? If you’re planning on hosting a barbecue with friends on your apartment balcony this summer, there are some considerations you should keep in mind. The installation of a barbecue on a balcony is not prohibited unless ...

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Which French-English translation app do you use?

No matter your level of French, it’s always useful to have a dictionary or translation tool at your disposal to help you with the most difficult words and phrases. Report readers have shared with us the apps and websites they find most useful for translating to or from French. We review those mentioned. DeepL The majority of Report readers who ...

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The 101 French municipalities affected by coastal erosion

126 French municipalities (101 in metropolitan France and 25 overseas) are highly threatened by coastal erosion over the next century, a new list published by government broadcasts. The majority of municipalities are located along the Atlantic coast or on the edge of the English Channel. There are 41 in Brittany, 16 in Normandy and 31 in New Aquitaine. The following ...

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Large biomass power plant on track to come online by July

The rice husk biomass power plant was inaugurated on Dec. 8 in Chbar Ampov district in southeast Phnom Penh and is expected to be completed by July. SAO SOPHEAP VIA FACEBOOK A major rice husk biomass power plant in Chbar Ampov district in southeast Phnom Penh is still on track to be completed and start operations by July, a statement ...

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A Denver Sommelier Shares His Best Rosés and Whites to Sip This Summer

There’s nothing quite like sunbathing by the pool with a refreshing glass of rosé or chilled white wine. As the weather begins to warm and summer approaches, 303 is here to give you all the details on some of the best rosé and white wines to enjoy while you kick back, relax, and soak up the scorching Denver sun. Join ...

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Action movie ‘Roads of Fear’ headlines Cannes for Fizz-e-Motion (EXCLUSIVE)

French action film ‘Roads of Fear’ tops Cannes market list for Vienna-based sales agency Fizz-e-Motion. Emmanuel Saez’s film follows Elon Coretti, the only son of Sauveur Coretti, one of the mafia bosses in the South of France. While the Coretti clan reigns supreme in its territory, small Albanian traffickers are increasingly involved in drug trafficking and other criminal activities in ...

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Jerusalem is back and channels England’s brutal magic again | Charlotte Higgin

Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem is back, 13 years old and, as another theatergoer said on Wednesday, several culture wars since its premiere. Set on the tumultuous St. George’s Day in a Wiltshire village, the day Kennet and Avon council officials chose to evict the defiant ‘Rooster’ Byron from his illegal encampment, the play still vibrates with a punk energy and Puck. ...

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The Philadelphia Show is now at the Art Museum

The narrower location causes logistical complications. There is only one access road to the terrace, so moving trucks have to line up to unload furniture. Nonetheless, many dealers who were forced to go online during the pandemic returned to the Philadelphia show with renewed vigor. The merchants set up for the Philadelphia Show, an annual antiques exhibit that is a ...

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Bioluminescent bacteria will soon light up this French street

For 17 minutes, exhausted vaccination volunteers and those waiting after the shot can sit bathed in soothing music and a fleeting aquamarine glow. The light is emitted by a long cylindrical cartridge embedded in a “tree”; nearly half fall into a deep sleep, French newspaper The Republican Echo reported; most feel recharged, as the bioluminescent bacteria provide a kind of ...

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War memorials and how we remember conflicts

Beyond specific sites, many French monuments relied on commonly understood symbolism that helped viewers quickly connect with them. Memorial designers imagined France herself as a woman, often recalling the Virgin Mary just after she lost her son. It has become the legible sign of a nation mourning the loss of hundreds of thousands of young men and women. This imagery ...

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Macron talks about French rap and ‘Web 3’ to woo the vote of disenchanted young people – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article PARIS – He avoided older and traditional media like Le Monde and Liberation to speak to “Raw,” “gamesvideo.com,” and “big whale,” three websites for hip millennials and PlayStation gamers. And on Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke on public radio about his soft spot for French rapper Orelsan, known for his sharp social ...

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Who are the longest-serving “SNL” cast members?

Saturday Night Live is an establishment. Since its inception in 1975, it has lasted 12 presidents, the rise of the Internet and more than 150 players. It’s hard to think of a show more steeped in popular culture than perhaps Seinfeld? Is it cake? Who knows. Of course, what makes the show great is the cast. A list of the ...

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226,000 people deprived of the presidential vote after electoral list errors

Published on: 04/18/2022 – 15:31 Of the 48.7 million people registered to vote in the first round of the French presidential election, more than one in four people chose to stay away. But 226,000 of those who turned out found they could not exercise their right after being mistakenly struck off the voter rolls. Since the regional elections of 2021, ...

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110 years after the sinking of the Titanic: step by step, how the only transatlantic voyage happened

the tragic sinking of Titanic had a brief period of disaster in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, with a step by step of events which accelerated considerably in the home stretch: in just a few hours, 110 years agofound itself at the bottom of the sea, the liner that was born mighty but died out on its ...

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Watch Season 2 – Ramadan Special: Cook with Gulf News Food – Sole Meunière

Welcome to Episode 3 of the “Cook with Gulf News Food” series which invites our readers to watch and learn from our guest chefs and home cooks. Share your experiences on [email protected] Sole Meuniere Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes For 1 to 2 people Ingredients 600g Dover sole A pinch of salt, pepper, Espelette pepper (variety of ...

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Where are the twin towns of Cumbria and what is their history?

Twin towns are cities or towns in different countries that are twinned to foster human contact and cultural ties. Here in Cumbria we have a number of different towns and villages which have formed partnerships with settlements around the world. Twinning became popular in Britain after the Second World War, with the aim that creating links and exchanges between individual ...

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Brooklyn-based Chilean artist Ivan Navarro illuminates history using lights and mirrors

Ivan Navaro builds chairs that aren’t meant to sit on and doors that you can’t get through. Armed with fluorescent and neon lights and mirrors, he hijacks everyday objects or architectural installations like ladders, tables, gates, fences and water towers and imbues them with metaphorical meanings criticizing systems of power, authority and oversight. Made up of multicolored fluorescent tubes, his ...

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Poitiers green city says “no” to the French Ville Fleurie competition

Poitiers has pulled out of the annual Ville Fleurie competition, saying it wants its open spaces to be planted with more sustainable vegetation – not flowers. Ville Fleurie, one of the most popular inter-municipal competitions in France, available since 1959 in different formats, awards stars, or rather flowers, to the most colorful municipalities. Factors such as the involvement of the ...

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3 sensational £27m clubs could feature for next season

Photo by Elif Ozturk Ozgoncu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images William Saliba is a player that many Arsenal fans have discussed and argued over over the past three years, but the £27million signing in 2019 Saint-Etienne hasn’t even played a minute of football for the Gunners yet. Sent out on three different loan spells and spending time with the U-23s, Saliba’s ...

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As Adishakti turns 40, remembering Veenapani Chawla who saved speech theater and gave the body a full game

Adishakti Theater Arts, an institution of performing arts close Pondicherry, sits on a campus covered in trees, half of which bear neither flower nor fruit. When the group settled here in 1993, the artists financed their theatrical activities by growing and selling green beans, cucumbers, radishes and pumpkins. Three years later, as their art evolved, the performers no longer wanted ...

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From the Archive | It concerns everyone: New Frame

This is a slightly edited excerpt, translated by Patrick Lyons, from “It concerns everyone” by Robert Linhart, the preface by Albano Cordeiro Why immigration in France: criticism of received ideas (Municipal Office of Migrants of Créteil, 1981), 5-14. This article contains racist language used against workers in factories in France. Capitalist organization divides and subdivides industrial labor into stations, ...

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Biden’s plan to ‘tax the rich’ likely won’t stop with billionaires

Announcing its new tax plan to raise an additional $1 trillion, President BidenJoe BidenPelosi: ‘I fear for our democracy’ if Republicans win Jan. 6 panel votes in the House to advance Navarro contempt proceedings, Scavino Biden’s ‘careless remark’ on Putin’s incense GOP MORE repeated his oft-expressed assurance that “i am a capitalist. The concern raised by his new plan, however, ...

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UCI announces Trek UCI Gravel World Series calendar

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Nighttime Spectacular Kicks Off National Tourism Year in Quang Nam | Travel

Tourists like to visit the palm forest of Cam Thanh commune in Hoi An on a coracle. (Photo courtesy of EMIC) Quang Nam (VNS/VNA) – More than 200 dancers and artists staged an artistic performance: “The Legendary Night of My Son Shrine” in Duy Xuyen District, Central Province on March 24, marking an important event of the National Year of ...

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At auction: autographs of Mao, Marx and George Frideric Handel

Mao Zedong’s signature on a menu card, Beijing 1956 (right) Rare and valuable manuscripts will be auctioned in Berlin on April 5, including autographs of Mao Zedong, Karl Marx and George Frideric Handel BERLIN, GERMANY, March 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — A signature of “Great Chairman” Mao Zedong on a menu card for a state banquet in Beijing in 1956 is ...

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Midlake: For the Love of Bethel Woods

Midlake – For the Love of Bethel Woods Bella Union – March 18, 2022 Midlake does not appear to be a chance group. Yet there is undoubtedly a sense of serendipity in their re-emergence as a band, also reflected in the image of Dave Chandler, father of Midlake bassist Jesse, who appears on the cover of For the Sake of ...

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Winery cleared of mafia money laundering

New names, more pressure on Russia and the fight against the smell of smoke – it’s been another busy week. © HBO | Tony Soprano toasts the news that an Italian wine company has been cleared of any connection to the Sicilian Mafia. The war in Ukraine continues to rock the wine world, with the EU unveiling a new round ...

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New French law allows speed cameras to be decided at local level

The municipalities will be able to have their own speed cameras if they wish, under a new law passed by parliament. The law was drafted in response to the yellow vests events, but also covers a whole range of other topics. Read more: Who are the yellow vests today? The speed camera measurement was one of the demands of local ...

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LVMH calls on Tony Parker to recruit luxury apprentices – WWD

Retired basketball star Tony Parker was in a gymnasium in the neighboring Paris commune of Clichy-sous-Bois on Wednesday, helping LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton launch a recruitment campaign in France for hundreds of apprenticeships, internships and jobs in a variety of luxury trades. Dubbed “You and me”, the month-long tour continues in Reims, Valence, Orléans and Paris, targeting middle and ...

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48 years of Paris CDG airport: main air hub in France

Tomorrow will mark the 48th anniversary of the opening of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Named after the former French Prime Minister and President, the airport is the busiest not only in Paris, but also in France as a whole. Let’s take a look at its history and where it is today, amidst the current uncertain market situation. How ...

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IVORY COAST: Dassault prepares transformation of the Plateau into a smart city

In order to meet the challenges of space occupation, demographic flows and urban mobility, the municipality of Plateau in Côte d’Ivoire is opting for digital transformation in the years to come. The project led by the local authorities will be implemented with the technical support of the French company specializing in design software and 3D modeling (three dimensions). This approach, ...

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Listen to the song of the lark

It is not the portrait of a bird. It is the portrait of a song presented in immobility, color and silence. By Paul Jones Jules Adolphe Breton Presented for the first time in Paris at the Salon of 1885, the painting was immediately taken over by a New York art dealer who resold it to the Chicagoan Henry Field, from ...

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French artist Franglish shares a nostalgic R&B track dubbed “Wifey”: Watch the video

Photo: instagram French, a phenomenal French rapper and singer of Congolese descent, gave us a nostalgic experience through his single, ‘Wifey’. The magical story portrayed in the short musical drama can easily lasso anyone who is not a French speaker, despite being subject to the language barrier. At the start, we see our protagonist, Franglish, hanging out with his team. ...

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Ringwood strengthens relationship with French twin Pont-Audemer

A NEW committee has been launched to reinvigorate relations between Ringwood and its French sister city after an apparent decline in interest. At a plenary meeting of Ringwood City Council on Wednesday, February 23, the acting president of the twinning association pleaded for improved relations between the town and the French commune of Pont Audemer. Ringwood and Pont Audemer, a ...

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#Live Session Ana Carla Maza, Guillaume de Chassy and Elise Caron

Home » Entertainment » #Live Session Ana Carla Maza, Guillaume de Chassy and Elise Caron February 26, 2022 1guest of the #Session Live, #1 Ana Carla Maza to present the album Bahia (Editor 2022). Bahia is the second studio album by Ana Carla Maza. It opens on Havana, a tribute to the Cuban capital, where she was ...

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Leo DiCaprio bought part of an eco-responsible champagne brand

Leonardo DiCaprio is known for many things, from his excellent acting chops to his dedication to eco-friendly businesses. Example: his decision to buy a “significant” share of Telmont, a 110-year-old ecological French champagne house near Épernay, a town in the north of the European country. Leo, who recently received acclaim for his role in the Netflix movie Don’t Look Up, ...

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France’s most medieval towns are ready to take you back in time

France is a land of many wonders: the exciting seaside adventures of Saint-Tropez and Nice, the twinkling lights of Paris and the beautiful cobblestones of Lyon have long drawn visitors from all over the world – but even its provincial sites hold the most wonders. history-loving adventurers would love to find out. France‘s roots go back to the Franco-Germanic kingdom ...

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A breath of French air for heritage lovers

Let’s be honest, there are many who hate France and the French and others who love everything across the Channel. The real problem started in 1066 when William the Conqueror took control of the country and planted his henchmen to run everything. In Hampshire alone, Hugh de Port, originally from Port-en-Bessin, has got his hands on more than 50 mansions. ...

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Disco Ranch is Nor-Cal’s one stop shop for affordable local wine gems

Wendy Lamer is the most unpretentious wine genius you’ve ever met. Don’t let her flippant nature fool you: she knows all the stories about every wine on her shelves – what soil it grew in, who did it, and what you should be cooking to eat with it. His roadside shop on Route 128 in Boonville, Disco Ranch, it is ...

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What’s New in Subrooms in March

Brighton (15) – 8pm Tue 1st March – £8 Based on the play by Stephen Berkoff Brighton Beach Scumbags. British stalwarts Phil Davis, Lesley Sharp, Marion Bailey and Larry Lamb star as two working-class couples who return to Brighton, where they first met, in the 1960s. Times have changed, but they unfortunately have not changed. A podcast interview with director ...

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Ndombélé, the Lyon midfielder back

Ndombélé produced a perfect performance in midfield as the Gones found their way back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Nice, alternating perfectly with Maxence Caqueret and providing the platform for Moussa Dembélé and Karl Toko Ekambi to score the goals. The seven-time French international is on loan for the season with an option to buy, but what ...

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Montigny-le-Bretonneux will organize the 2022 Para-cycling Track World Championships

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made information about the International Olympic ...

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World News Roundup: Rains from Cyclone Batsirai bring temporary relief to Malagasy water seller; Biden and Putin to speak as Ukraine warnings mount and more

Here is a summary of current world news. Cyclone Batsirai rains bring temporary relief to Malagasy water vendor Standing by the side of a highway in southern Madagascar, Masy, a 25-year-old water seller, is grateful for the heavy rains that fell last week when Cyclone Batsirai struck. The commune of Sampona, where Masy lives with his five ...

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Watch the captivating short film about JR August Song

February 10, 2022 – The atmospheric short film shows members of a lone women’s commune preparing a baby girl for a coming-of-age ceremony Croatian singer and songwriter JR August has released a video for the song “I’m Afraid the Bird Will Die”, a track from his album Murky Waters (The EP Collection). More specifically, it is a captivating short film, ...

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French presidential candidates turn to working class to vote – EURACTIV.com

Three candidates for the French presidential election carried out a vast seduction operation this weekend aimed at the working class, the most numerous but the least mobilized at the polls. EURACTIV UK reports. On Saturday February 5, the two far-right candidates, Marine Le Pen of the Rassemblement National and Éric Zemmour of the Reconquête, organized rallies in Reims and Lille ...

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The 137 ton ‘Trembling Rock’ in France that almost ANYONE can push up and down

If you want to impress someone with a “tour de force” but you haven’t practiced, go to the commune of Huelgoat in France and ask someone to film you pushing the “Trembling Rock ” of 137 tons. Yes, we said 137 tons. The Trembling Rock is so named because if you push it in the right place, it wobbles back ...

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Defiantly Belleville: a gourmet journey to the multicultural heart of Paris | Parisian holidays

SSeveral years ago, a series of fortuitous events caused me to temporarily swap houses with a stranger. The fortuitous exchange made me discover a district of Paris which I had never heard of and which I then revisited many times. Compact enough to explore on foot yet large enough to regularly reveal new treasures, its unrefined charms, the eclectic array ...

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Vogue France angers some Muslim women with ‘yes to the headscarf’ Instagram post

Written by Jeevan Ravindran, CNN VogueFrance came under fire after posting a message on social media that many users said was offensive to Muslim women in an increasingly public culture Islamophobia in France. Share a Photo on Friday’s Instagram of actress and model Julia Fox wearing a piece of fabric wrapped around her head, the outlet accompanied it with the ...

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‘It’s good to be with friends’, says Polish PM after summit with Le Pen, Orbán and Abascal in Madrid

After attending the latest in a series of summits of right-wing and far-right European leaders, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said they “showed that there is a different future for Europe based on sovereign states, not on a centralized structure”. ”. Among the participants in the two-day meeting in Madrid – which took place under the slogan “Defend Europe” – ...

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Limousines and fine china: the intriguing city of Limoges, France

The city of Limoges is located in the center-west of France and less than three hours by car from Bordeaux. With a population of approximately 133,000, it is a lively medieval city which adjoins the Limousin forest. It was first founded by the Gauls, becoming the capital of the Tribe of Gallic Lemovices and was eventually renamed “Limoges.” In 10 ...

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How Anarchist Architecture Could Help Us Build Back Better After COVID

Architecture and anarchy may not seem like the most obvious couple. But since anarchism appeared as a distinct kind of politics in the second half of the 19th century, it inspired countless alternative communities. Christiania to Copenhagen, Slab City in the California desert, The ZAD in the French countrysideand Grow Heathrow in London all present forms of self-organized construction. On ...

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Heathrow: Pretty French town 2 hours from London with a medieval cathedral to rival Notre-Dame de Paris and marshes like Venice

Easily accessible from London and rich in food and culture, France is the top choice for many Londoners looking for a weekend getaway. And while hotspots like Paris, Nice and Cannes are popular for good reason, there are plenty of lesser-known cities where you can get many of the same benefits. Saint-Omer, a charming traditional market town in north-eastern France, ...

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Artisanal surrealism: on “Magritte: a life” by Alex Danchev

I always try to make the painting itself unnoticed, as inconspicuous as possible. I work a bit like the kind of writer who tries to find the simplest tone, who avoids any stylistic effect, so that the reader can only see in his work the idea he was trying to express. Thus the act of painting is hidden. — Rene ...

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Napoleon’s 325km gravity-defying route – BBC Travel

Bonaparte’s mind-blowing return also raised questions of sovereignty – otherwise known as the authority to govern. Other European leaders were particularly worried when the French people welcomed him home. He had no royal blood or real legitimacy for his origins at a time when monarchs were believed to derive their power from God. “Cartoonists in Britain also love his comeback, ...

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The real story behind “Around the World in 80 Days”

Around the world in 80 days tunes Sundays at 7:00 p.m. on WTTW and is available for streaming. the Masterpiece series Around the world in 80 days may be a work of fiction, but its characters move through a historical world filled with real people, technology, and places. Like its source, Jules Verne’s 1872 novel Around the world in eighty ...

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WATCH: Anne Curtis wears a two-piece swimsuit in snowy Finland

Image: Instagram/@annecurtissmith Anne Curtis didn’t seem to mind the cold weather in Finland as she soaked in a tub while admiring the country’s snowy landscape. Curtis gave fans another glimpse of her trip to Europe by showing a photo of herself wearing just a two-piece swimsuit, according to her Instagram page on Friday, January 14. The actress took a dip ...

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The former director of Air Tahiti behind the new Polynesian start-up

A trademark application filed by national Tahitian start-up Air Moana reportedly shows that the airline’s founder is Christian Vernaudon, a French Polynesian politician who is the former chairman and CEO of Polynesian national airline Air Tahiti. French news site Overseas 360 indicates that the trademark application filed by Ntireva with the French Industrial Property Office shows that the company’s founder ...

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Christopher Cape: The French Connection

It was the fall of 1962. We had visited the British Isles and lived in London since September 20. We had travelled, seen and noted a myriad of sights on and off the beaten path. My father had, for the past five weeks, been attached to the BBC to follow aspects of outside broadcasting and religious programming. With around three ...

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Education Abroad offers 6 new global seminars in summer 2022 | CU Boulder today

Information sessions Finance Seminar & Internship in London (INBU 4910 & FNCE 4060)Study international finance in London this summer! This program includes a part-time internship and a course in international financial markets. There are lectures from prominent financial professionals and several site visits. Join Zoom information session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18. Norway: Information session on Identity, Arts ...

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Man shows up at French police station with human head and penis in bag

image: freepix A man went to a French police station in Fréjus with a bag containing the head and penis of a man he claimed to have killed. A man who claimed to have killed another came to a police station in the town of Fréjus, in the south-east of France, Friday, January 7, with a head and a penis ...

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Preview: Lens vs Rennes – prediction, team news, roster –

Sports Mole provides an overview of Saturday’s Ligue 1 clash between Lens and Rennes, including predictions, team news and possible lineups. After a thrilling victory in the Coupe de France this Tuesday, Lens play their first Ligue 1 match of 2022 this Saturday, at home for Reindeer from the Bollaert-Delelis stadium. The Sang et Or have failed to win their ...

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France’s first sound radar installed to catch noisy bikers

The world’s first sound-level fixed radar camera was put into service on the roads of a rural town in Yvelines (Ile de France) in order to encourage drivers to reduce the noise of their vehicle to avoid a fine. The radar was inaugurated yesterday (January 4) on the departmental road (RD) 46 in Saint-Lambert-des-Bois by the Minister of Ecological Transition ...

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French colonial houses will be demolished this week

Thirteen dilapidated 90-year-old apartments located in Phsar Chhnang Village, Phsar Chhnang Township, Kampong Chhnang Town, will be demolished this week after all the owners have decided to move at the request of the provincial authorities. Kampong Chhnang City Governor Hing Phorb Minea said on Wednesday that fences had been built around the buildings to avoid the risk of collapse that ...

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Year in review 2021: new restaurant openings

The year 2021 has been full of twists and turns, making us all the more ready to say goodbye to him. But Beijing wasn’t too bad a place to spend the year, so in 2021 Year in Review we take a look back at the best and worst times in the capital from that year. After 2020 resulted in forced ...

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Around the world in 80 days is not quite taking off

There’s that inevitable moment during a bumpy, if at times entertaining, first episode of the BBC’s lavish new adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (BBC One, 5:50 p.m.) when Phileas Fogg (David Tennant, more mustache) hovers above the clouds in a balloon. It’s less a dramatic flourish than the fulfillment of an unspoken contract between ...

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Inside Atlanta’s new all-day restaurant, Le Bon Nosh – Robb Report

It’s easy to forget you’re in Atlanta when you dine at Bon Nosh. The all-day cafe recently opened in the Buckhead neighborhood, an area known for its corporate aesthetic. Chef Forough Vakili’s stylish restaurant and market, on the other hand, is very personal to him, infused with global elements he lacked in Atlanta. “I wanted you to come in here ...

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9 new design collaborations we love right now, from Kelly Wearstler to Heather Taylor Home

Michael Anastassiades x Herman Miller Inspired by Scandinavian and Japanese minimalism, the sculptural Comma chair by Michael Anastassiades for Herman Miller is intended for dining rooms of all kinds. Quiet and available as bar or counter stools, the design is crafted in solid walnut, oak or painted beech. The barely there wooden carpentry combines the curved backrest and seat. hermanmiller.com ...

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Inside Melbourne commune where members must disagree with each other

“We argue… most of the time we agree and disagree,” says Sandy Kouroupidis, a multi-faith resident of the Faith Communities Council of Victoria. “It gets vocal… but in the end we laugh… and Father John, you like fighting.” Father John, who is retired but still says mass in various parishes around Melbourne, pauses before conceding that his comrade might be ...

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Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti: what happened and when were they released?

The Haitian national police have confirmed that all 17 members of a North American Christian missionary group kidnapped two months ago have now been released. Five had previously been released, but the remaining 12 were found on the outskirts of Port au Prince, the capital of Haiti. Officials have yet to say whether a ransom was paid to secure their ...

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How the everyday Brits forced their government to flee

By Tom Zoellner | December 16, 2021 The legislature had dwelled on countless questions of national importance. Black special interest money flowed freely into the legislative process, and the public could never be sure what interests were being served. Over the course of a generation, as the often corrupt representatives of rural areas with declining populations saw their power increase ...

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Kamel Mennour exhibition “Is Paris burning? 2019 “

As artistic partners and collaborators, artists of Chinese origin, Huang Yong Ping and Shen Yuan, investigated what it means to live in their adopted city, Paris. With the passing of Yong Ping many years ago, this achievement can no longer be achieved by words, but by art. To commemorate the final collaboration between the two, the Parisian gallery Kamel Mennour ...

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When French politicians protested Namaz’s public offer in 2017

The city of Gurugram in Haryana is witnessing the resistance of the Hindus against the illegal encroachment and the public offering of Namaz by the Muslim community. On Thursday, December 9, Muslims in Ekta Manch in the city reiterated their decision to offer namaz on the 37 public lands. On the other hand, Hindu groups also reiterated their determination to ...

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Donate books? Tyee Elves Share Their Choices

We hope you found this article interesting, enough to read it thoroughly. Help us post more in 2022. Thanks for stopping by The Tyee and reading one of the many original articles we’ll be posting today. Our team works hard to post in-depth stories on topics that matter every day. Our motto is: No junk. Just good journalism. Just as ...

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Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch review: Sandra Hall

MOVIE THE FRENCH EXPEDITION ★★★★ M, 108 minutes, in theaters from December 9 No need to be a fan of The New Yorker to enjoy Wes Anderson’s hotly-discussed new film, The French dispatch, but it definitely helps. Bill Murray and Pablo Pauly in a scene from The French Dispatch.Credit:Projector photos via AP As a thank you, Anderson and his producers ...

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RNLI hit by ‘suspected hacking attack’ blamed on anti-migrant groups

The RNLI shut down its website following an “alleged hacking attempt” after the charity said it suffered “suspicious activity” and staff received threatening emails. Anyone visiting the charity’s website is directed to a landing page indicating that the service is “currently unavailable”. The move came as 100 migrants, including babies and young children, were pulled from the rough Channel seas ...

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Ever stronger French connections at the Hambly & Hambly gallery

THE French connection is strengthened at Hambly & Hambly with the recent gallery visit of Wendy York, president of The Château Society in Dampierre-sur-Boutonne – the village in France in which the French John Richardson residency will take place next summer. Last week, Wendy, one of the 10 judges for the John Richardson French Residency Award, made a whirlwind trip ...

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The cognac bluffer’s guide

HOW AND WHEN TO DRINK COGNAC As a general rule, the greater the number of eaux-de-vie in the blend, the higher the quality of the end result: Cognac XO, for example, is generally a blend of more than 150 distinct eaux-de-vie. To this end, the proverbial alphabet soup of cognac classifications can be overwhelming. According to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel ...

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The hunter who shot a bear in the south of France may have been in a no-hunt zone

A hunter who shot a bear in southwest France after attacking it could have been in an area where hunting is restricted, according to an ongoing investigation into the event. Read more: Hunter shoots bear fatally in southwest France after biting it The Foix (Ariège) public prosecutor’s office opened on Friday (November 26) official legal information against the 70-year-old man ...

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An entrepreneur mobilizes to save the businesses of his village in France

Claude Bellessort, 66, insists that his efforts for Arrou (Eure-et-Loir, Center-Val de Loire), where he has lived all his life like several generations of his family, are “normal”. To avoid store closures, he invested € 500,000 to encourage people to take control of running their own businesses. He said: “I have been retired for five years. I spent the last ...

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A new French envoy visits The Post to soak up the Kingdom’s media landscape

The new French Ambassador to Cambodia, Jacques Pellet, visited the Phnom Penh Post offices on November 24 to better understand the Cambodian media landscape and potentially pave the way for future collaborative efforts. Pellet visited The Post offices in Chak Angre Krom commune in Meanchey district with two of his colleagues from the French Embassy. The group was warmly welcomed ...

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Laureate of Immersion, a Franco-American photo commission from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès

Raymond Meeks is the sixth laureate of Immersion, a Franco-American photographic commission from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. This new edition of the Foundation’s program dedicated to contemporary photography is organized with the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York and the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris. Launched in 2014, Immersion, a Franco-American photo commission of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, ...

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After the Rafale agreement, France and Greece will strengthen their bilateral cooperation on security and the economy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Athens on Friday where they discussed strengthening bilateral relations with a focus on security and the economy under the Accord of strategic partnership, the Greek Prime Minister’s office said on Friday. “Ways to strengthen bilateral relations at several levels with emphasis on security and the economy within ...

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The “New Jungle” camp near Dunkirk is authorized by the French police

France is cleaning up a migrant camp near Dunkirk dubbed the “New Jungle” after 1,500 people have settled there. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin tweeted on Tuesday that the police had sent to dismantle the camp, located on disused industrial land in the commune of Grande-Synthe. Thirty police vans filled with officers from the French national reserve police were on site ...

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Heathrow: the beautiful seaside town with world-class cuisine and a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display

For the second year in a row, London’s iconic fireworks display will not take place. Instead, City Hall said “a number of exciting new options are being considered as part of our New Years celebrations in London,” adding that “as always, London will host the New Year in spectacular fashion” . But if you can’t live without seeing a good ...

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Climate change threatens wine and a way of life in the Jura

On the banks of the Cuisance in eastern France, scattered among the ancient stone houses of the commune of Arbois, small groups of wine lovers sat in the autumn sun, sipping chardonnay and du trousseau grown in the foothills of the Jura, one of the smallest but most popular wine regions in France. For many American tourists visiting the area ...

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The disappearance of Nguon Nhel is a great loss for the party and the nation

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) honored the legacy of longtime party leader and first vice-president of the National Assembly, Nguon Nhel, who died on Friday. He was 79 years old. Nhel was last seen in public on October 15 as he led a delegation to lay a wreath on the statue of the late King Norodom Sihanouk to commemorate ...

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UniFrance and French documentaries at the 34th IDFA edition

A networking space, the Café UniFrance, ideally located in the Groene Paleis, right next to the Forum where all the events of the festival industry will take place, will be made available to UniFrance members from November 20 to 24. This space will host meetings between professionals and interviews organized by the press officer mandated by UniFrance to take charge ...

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Why are France’s new identity cards translated into English?

France’s new biometric identity cards, issued on August 2 this year, for the first time contain French and English translations of all fields, such as “name”, “address” and “nationality”. The decision to use English on the maps was made to facilitate travel. However, it sparked controversy when they were first revealed in March. Barbara Cassin, philologist, philosopher and member of ...

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This century-old phonograph still plays records. What is it worth?

Pieces that stand the test of time and retain their beauty and value are showcased in this month’s collectibles. From art to furniture and decorative items, it’s a fine selection that gives us a glimpse into a far-distant past of the 21st century and its seemingly endless range of “disposables”. Brunswick phonograph – This old Brunswick record player still works ...

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Our favorite photo books of 2021 | Magazine

At MoMA, we believe in the essential role of the photo book. The first book illustrated by a photographic process, Photographs of British algae: cyanotype prints by Anna Atkins, was published in 1843, at the dawn of the medium. Although the 20th century was marked by major publications that contributed to the recognition of photography as an art form, our ...

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Al Ula provides superb backdrop for French Ambassador’s talks on Saudi initiative

The French ambassador to Saudi Arabia on Sunday hailed “great prospects for cooperation” between the countries during a visit to the Dadan archaeological site in Al Ula, in the north-west of the kingdom. Ludovic Pouille posted photos and videos of his trip on social media, claiming to have had a “fruitful meeting” with archaeologist Dr Abdulrahman Alsuhaibani, co-director of the ...

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Launch of Buzzworthy from The Citizenry, Commune’s collaboration with Kufri, and more

Product Preview is a weekly series highlighting the latest and greatest in the market. Check back every Friday for news and highlights. Fresh out of High Point, the gorgeous fall collections keep coming. From handcrafted table linens to outdoor-friendly side tables wrapped in whimsical (and weather-resistant) silicone cord fringes, here are some highlights from the latest set of releases. From ...

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Reunion Island’s legacy still lives on in Dallas today

In the spring of 1855, a group of French, Swiss and Belgian settlers arrived on a piece of land west of the Trinity River in Dallas. These European immigrants had escaped the political revolutions of their country of origin and led by the writer Victor Considerant, intended to create a utopian socialist commune. This colony, called Reunion Island, lasted less ...

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Five illuminated ecotourism spots for Bokor

Companies investing in the town of Bokor are currently limited to a single development not exceeding 5 ha. FACEBOOK The government has given the green light to five small-scale ecotourism projects in Prek Tnort commune, southwestern Bokor town, Kampot province, in Preah Monivong Bokor National Park. The move is designed to create employment opportunities and create considerable force behind tourism ...

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Two writers with local connections nominated for National Book Awards

Two writers with local connections are finalists for the National Book Prize – one of them for the third time. Novelist and short story writer Lauren Groff, a 2001 graduate of Amherst College, was nominated for her novel “The Matrix”, a story set in 12th-century Europe and based in part on an actual but mysterious medieval author, Marie from France, ...

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Plant food? Does it really work? The famous chef explains

Matthew Kenney – American chef, herbal lifestyle guru, restaurateur and author Image Credit: Provided Switching to a plant-based lifestyle may seem more intimidating than it looks, but in reality, sometimes you can’t even tell the difference, 57-year-old American celebrity chef Matthew Kenney told Food. by Gulf News. You may have heard of cuisines from different cultures, countries and traditions. However, ...

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straw houses are the new ecological trend in France

Straw houses are THE NEW ECOLOGICAL TREND IN FRANCE ecological and economical par excellence, “straw houses” are now arousing the interest of many future owners in France. growing shortages of resources such as wood push residents to use straw as an alternative building base. found in abundance in local agricultural crops every year, this rather incognito material is now making ...

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Homage to Marc Bourhis, shot as a hostage in Châteaubriant on October 22, 1941, militant of the Fourth International – International point of view

Born in 1907 in Lézardrieux, in what is now Côtes d’Armor, Marc Bourhis was 34 years old. He and his wife Alice were both teachers in Trégunc, a town in Finistère located about ten kilometers south of Concarneau. As soon as he left the Quimper Normal School in 1926, Marc Bourhis joined the Unitary Federation of Education. It is in ...

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Arcade Beauty expands Socoplan site with improved facilities for cosmetic product sampling solutions

By Austyn King 21-Oct-2021 Packaging The French company created packaging solutions for L’Oréal Paris and Givenchy French packaging manufacturer Arcade Beauty has expanded its Socoplan site to better deliver cosmetic samples to its customers as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Located in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Thouars in the west of France, the Socoplan site produces skincare and make-up samples dedicated ...

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Haiti gang demands $ 17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries and children, World News

An armed gang demands a ransom of $ 17 million for a group of American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti last week. According to the Haitian Minister of Justice Liszt Quitel, the 400 renowned gangs of Mawozo are demanding $ 1 million for each captive. Watch: Haitian Prime Minister kicked out of official ceremony after armed gangs fired in ...

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NewsAlert: Pfizer officially seeks Health Canada approval for COVID-19 vaccine for children

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the federal government to crack down on social media giants following recent disclosures from a Facebook executive that have reignited questions about how to regulate big tech. NDP MP Charlie Angus called on Ottawa to establish an independent watchdog to tackle disinformation, hate messages and algorithm transparency on digital platforms. Facebook whistleblower Frances ...

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Comfort on the plot as the year slows down | Gardening tips

Up through the mist-shrouded hills, past the crows-strewn rubbish, the young reefer-smoking worker taking a last breath in front of the subway, the anxious fog of the grass. At the door, 6:30 a.m. in the fall housing estate, the days of heat fading away chased by heavy rains. I love this site. Looking up and seeing someone weeding. Leaving the ...

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Matrix review: In Lauren Groff’s novel, nuns build a feminist utopia

The Vox Book Club is linked to Librairie.org to support local and independent booksellers. Two years ago I saw a book in a library that once belonged to a medieval convent. It was a big, old tome on the history of the popes that looked unspeakably boring, and it was open in its display case at the entrance to Pope ...

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Cambodian PM wants law changed to close the door on opponents

PHNOM PENH – Hun Sen, Cambodian Prime Minister for more than three decades, will make it even more difficult for some of his longtime opponents to seek to replace him ahead of the 2022 and 2023 elections by banning top positions for binationals. Agitated by a now corrected mistake in a British newspaper, Hun Sen’s government is set to change ...

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Australian marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel breaks record for number of successful Channel crossings

Melbourne Marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel set a new Channel swim record after completing her 44th crossing on Wednesday. Key points: Chloe McCardel broke British Alison Streeter’s world record for 43 crossings The English Channel is 33 km in diameter, but swimming is often much longer due to the tides McCardel said she was unlikely to swim in the English Channel ...

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New purchasing aid system for “green” vehicles in Ile-de-France

A new purchasing aid system has opened up for Ile-de-France residents wishing to buy an electric or hydrogen vehicle. One of the devices is aimed at individuals and the other at vehicles for professional use. Who are eligible? People meeting the following criteria are eligible for assistance of up to € 6,000. Residents of Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Essonne and Val-d’Oise And ...

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Who is Christopher Nkunku, the RB Leipzig star now wanted by Real Madrid?

His career at Paris Saint-Germain may have failed, but Christopher Nkunku has taken the Bundesliga by storm. Nkunku was the bright spark in the middle of RB Leipzig’s dismal start to the season. The playmaker has shone for the Bundesliga as he used sensational performances to kick off his 2021-22 season. But its highlight so far has undoubtedly come in ...

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Straymaker and The Abbey Theater In association with Extended Mirrors and Once Off Productions present ‘Elsewhere’ A new opera by Michael Gallen

Straymaker and The Abbey Theater in association with Extended Mirrors and Once Off Productions present ‘Elsewhere’, a new opera by Michael Gallen. Elsewhere ‘premieres at the Abbey Theater on November 15 with performances November 15-20. “Elsewhere” is based on the true story of the radical “Monaghan Asylum Soviet” from 1919. Addressing the themes of freedom, care and mental illness, Ailleurs ...

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Best ski hotels for 2021

After 20 years in Paris, Sandrine (lawyer) and Xavier Lecharny (who worked in advertising before training as a chef) arrived in the Hautes Alpes in 2007 to create their first guest room, La Maison du Guil, concocting an evening tasting menu in the Queyras valley. In 2012, they moved to Nantes, where they launched the creative and healthy restaurant César ...

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A great Burgundy vintage on a low budget: wines to buy now

EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS happens so frequently these days that when a vintage is called ‘dramatic’ it almost seems trivial. Fortunately, in the case of the 2019 Burgundy vintage, the word “dramatic” is coupled with the word “great”. The weather in Burgundy that year ranged from frost and rain to intense sunshine and prolonged dry spells. But everything was fine in ...

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The Top 10 Bottles of French Grand Cru Wine

The first Grand Cru d’Alsace was the Schlossberg de Kaysersberg, a sort of test balloon for the category which began in 1975. Since then, 50 other Grands Crus have been created. jacques de lait take a closer look at the top 10 bottles of Grand Cru wine. When it comes to French wines, the term Grand Cru has a magical ...

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Launch of the first industrial production of hydrogen in France –

French renewable energy company Lhyfe has started producing industrial quantities of hydrogen from an electrolyser powered directly by wind turbines. Its first production site is located a few meters from the ocean in Port-du-Bec in Bouin, a town in the Vendée department and the Pays de la Loire region in western France. Lhyfe has secured € 50 million in Series ...

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Former police officer identified as serial killer and rapist

After a 35-year hunt, a former police officer has been identified as the cause of a series of murders, rapes and kidnappings, French officials said Thursday. The man committed suicide earlier this week. In a statement seen by CNN, Paris Attorney General Laure Beccuau said DNA tests had “established a link between the genetic profile found at several crime scenes ...

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Former French police officer identified as serial killer and rapist, ending 35 years of hunting

The man committed suicide earlier this week. In a statement seen by CNN, Paris prosecutor Laure Beccuau said DNA tests had “established a link between the genetic profile found at several crime scenes and that of the dead man.” Authorities were looking for the perpetrator of five crimes committed between 1986 and 1994, including “rape of a 15-year-old minor, murders, ...

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10 things we just learned about the missing Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic the Missing Black Car

One of Ettore Bugatti’s famous quotes reads; “Nothing is too good, nothing is too expensive.” Yet his company has created arguably the most beautiful and potentially the most expensive car of all time – the 1937 Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic The Black Car. One of four Atlantic coupes built in the 1930s. There is a problem, however. We can’t ...

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RUBIS: Rubis participates in the construction of the world’s first multi-megawatt hydrogen power plant in French Guiana

RUBIS RUBIS: Rubis participates in the construction of the world’s first multi-megawatt hydrogen power plant in Guyana 29-Sep-2021 / 17:45 CET / CEST French regulatory news broadcast, transmitted by EQS Group. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this advertisement. ————————————————– ————————————————– ——————- Paris, September 29, 2021, 5:45 p.m. RUBIS TAKES PART IN THE CONSTRUCTION THE WORLD’S FIRST ...

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A landowner in France left with € 40,000 in costs after the eviction of squatters

A Nantes owner faces costs estimated between 40,000 and 50,000 € to clean up a site occupied by several families of squatters for more than 12 months. The land, which sits under the town’s Cheviré Bridge, is owned by the timber trading company Dispano. The firm says it will now have to pay to install security devices on the site ...

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Gifts, Offers & Brewing Tips for Asheville NC

National Coffee Day is September 29 and this year the celebration presents more reasons to come together over a good roast and in good company. “Anything we can celebrate is a wonderful thing, especially these days,” said Shirley Wells, owner of Sweeten Creek Coffee. world. Honestly, anything you can celebrate is a wonderful thing to celebrate. “ National Coffee Day ...

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