Gruesome Guillotine Experiments – including a decapitated head that “blinked for 30 seconds”

Doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin advocated fairness. While he campaigned for years against the death penalty – arguing that prisoners should instead undergo medical experiments – he believed that if executions were to take place, the deaths should be quick and relatively painless. The French Revolution was meant to be a matter of equality, and the famous physician also felt it was ...

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The worst recipe for “cooking with Paris”: I made unicorns

To truly commune with Paris Hilton and better understand her show, I wanted to cook with what far stood out as her worst recipe. Photo: Netflix Here’s a list of words the 40-year-old human with a Paris Hilton cooking show doesn’t know. Or – and this is more likely – a list of words she claims not to know on ...

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Bidassoa in Spain: the new “death trap” for migrants | Spain

Jon is one of the managers of Irungo Harrera Sarea, an NGO which reports that more and more migrants are swimming across the Bidasoa river in the Spanish Basque Country on the 10 kilometers that border France: “Si ni l’Atlantique nor the Mediterranean dissuaded them, how will the Irun river stop them? And that’s a terrible mistake, ”he said. So ...

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Hunger in the Earth | The Guardian Nigeria News

Image depicting a hungry Nigerian family There is hunger in the country. Real hunger. Hungry for food. Hungry for truth. Security hunger. Hunger to be reassured that the Nigerian dream does not go away in no time. Hungry for heroes, real heroes. Hunger for true religion. Hunger for stability. Hunger for ethnic harmony. Hungry for the rise of true leaders. ...

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China sentences Canadian Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian businessman, Michael Spavor, to 11 years in prison after convicting him of espionage on Wednesday, exacerbating a split with Canada, which condemned the case as political hostage-taking . Mr Spavor has the right to appeal the judgment, but Chinese courts rarely overturn criminal judgments, and his fate may rest on agreements between Beijing, Ottawa ...

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Full list of Netflix ‘Gone for Good’ cast: meet Finnegan Oldfield and more from the French thriller

Netflix is ​​expanding its international catalog with the release of a captivating French mini-series called “Gone for Good”. The series revolves around a man named Guillaume Lucchesi facing the tragic loss of his loved ones and trying to lead a normal life. Ten years later, he has the chance to live his life to the fullest and feels that there ...

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Iranian government welcomes strengthening of relations with France

The Iranian government has welcomed the strengthening of relations with France based on common interests and mutual respect. It started with President Ebrahim Raisi during a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. During Monday’s appeal, Raisi called for the development of relations between the two countries, especially in the economic and commercial sectors, according to international media reports, ...

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How Napoleon put Croatia on the path to independence

August 10, 2021 – The fascinating French road from Brela in Dalmatia actually leads nowhere. But, although unfinished, it is an incredible reminder of the modern era that Napoleon’s short reign ushered in. He put Croatia on the path to independence. Some of Croatia’s best heritages today are the remnants of the empires that once ruled here. Roman arches and ...

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Germany and Norway among 7 countries added to the green list from Monday

Seven countries have been added to the green travel list to give UK holidaymakers a boost. Germany, Austria, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Latvia have been added to the list of countries without quarantine, joining popular destinations such as Croatia and Malta. France has been taken off the orange-plus list, meaning double-vaccinated passengers will no longer need to self-isolate upon ...

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The next generation of French hikers turn to outdoor micro-adventures

With thousands of trails across the country, walking and hiking have always been a popular pastime in France. Since the Covid-19 and the confinement, a new generation of young hikers take the country lanes, fleeing the closed spaces of the city. The French Hiking Federation, FFRandonée, estimates that there are around 18 million regular walkers in France. The choice of ...

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