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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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