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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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