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Why did we agree to pay too much for French submarines? - The Australian

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The Australian

Why did we agree to pay too much for French submarines?
The Australian
Nevertheless, when the French declared that they would need 4,000 people to build their 30 per cent of the 12 submarines, it was a huge number. We don't know how many people would have been involved in the Japanese tender but the Germans made it ...
Weatherill meets with French DCNS executivesSky News Australia
Subs to create more jobs than expectedThe Advertiser
Australia-French relations: from nuclear villains to submarine purveyorsThe Australian Financial Review

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France labour law protests turn violent - The Guardian

Google News France - Thu, 2016-04-28 20:32

The Guardian

France labour law protests turn violent
The Guardian
With little more than a year left in his mandate, France's deeply unpopular President François Hollande has been banking on the labour reform as a standout initiative with which to defend his record. But in the face of the protests his Socialist ...
France riots over labour laws sees a Porsche go up in flamesDaily Mail
Strikes, protests in France against disputed labor reformsFox News
France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robotPhys.Org
Deutsche Welle -City A.M.
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2016 Placer High School Athletic Hall of Fame: Carol French paved the way for Hillmen golfers - Auburn Journal

Google News French - Thu, 2016-04-28 20:29

2016 Placer High School Athletic Hall of Fame: Carol French paved the way for Hillmen golfers
Auburn Journal
It's tough to walk down an Auburn-area hall without encountering Auburn sports icon Carol French, who shot the cover off golf balls before there even was a Placer High girls golf program. French, who enjoyed a four-year career with the Ladies ...

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9,333 Killed Since Ukraine Conflict Began, U.N. Says

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-04-28 19:13
More than 20,000 people have been wounded in the conflict that began in April 2014, a United Nations official said.
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Jenny Diski, Author Who Wrote of Madness and Isolation, Dies at 68

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-04-28 18:44
Ms. Diski’s novels included “Skating to Antarctica,“ “Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America With Interruptions” and “Rainforest.”
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France star Mathieu Valbuena allegedly 'attacked fan who taunted him over Karim Benzema sex-tape case' - Mirror.co.uk

Google News France - Thu, 2016-04-28 16:51

Mirror.co.uk

France star Mathieu Valbuena allegedly 'attacked fan who taunted him over Karim Benzema sex-tape case'
Mirror.co.uk
France star Mathieu Valbuena is at the centre of another storm after allegedly attacking a fan who taunted him about his well-publicised sex tape case. The Lyon winger was caught up in a blackmail plot to prevent the explicit footage of himself going ...

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What is the French economic problem? - BBC News

Google News French - Thu, 2016-04-28 16:17

BBC News

What is the French economic problem?
BBC News
And it's not just the French who like the place. Its food, fashion, landscape and the delights of Paris have an international reputation that have helped make France the world's most popular tourist destination. But all is not well. Unemployment is ...
Scores arrested in violence at French labor law protestsReuters
A French SpringJacobin magazine
French protests against proposed labor reforms turn violentXinhua
euronews -Belfast Telegraph
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French-language kids programming offered on LPB2 - The Advocate

Google News French - Thu, 2016-04-28 15:51

The Advocate

French-language kids programming offered on LPB2
The Advocate
Louisiana Public Broadcasting, CODOFIL (Council for the Development of French in Louisiana) and Groupe Média TFO (Télévision française de l'Ontario), the leader in French educational content in North America, announced the new venture April 21 at the ...

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How this French satellite could 'shake the foundations of physics' - Christian Science Monitor

Google News French - Thu, 2016-04-28 15:09

Christian Science Monitor

How this French satellite could 'shake the foundations of physics'
Christian Science Monitor
On Monday, April 25, French scientists launched a satellite that will directly test an important aspect of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, modern physics' current model of how gravity works. Formulated in by Einstein in 1907, the ...

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Letter from Europe: Obama’s Visit Casts ‘Brexit’ Vote in Stark Relief

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:43
Britain’s yes-no referendum on leaving the E.U. has created an existential choice that is dividing the nation at its core.
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Art Institute's Gloria Groom to be honored with top French award - Chicago Sun-Times

Google News French - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:42

Chicago Sun-Times

Art Institute's Gloria Groom to be honored with top French award
Chicago Sun-Times
The highest of the five levels of the French government's Légion d'Honneur award, it will be presented to Groom in a private ceremony to be held in the museum's Modern Wing, where the French Ambassador to the United States, Gérard Araud, will officiate.

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America Alarmed at Racism in France - Huffington Post

Google News France - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:17

Huffington Post

America Alarmed at Racism in France
Huffington Post
Racism exists in France also, but the reaction here to the terrorist attacks was mainly in the form of demonstrations and slogans of solidarity. According to the highly respected Pew Institute, in 2015 it was in fact in France that Muslims were most ...

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Amazon sees profits and sales surge

BBC News - Thu, 2016-04-28 13:28
Amazon reports a profit of $513m in its first quarter, helped by a 28% jump in sales.
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Police chief to stand down over criticism

BBC News - Thu, 2016-04-28 13:22
The officer appointed to stand in as head of South Yorkshire Police is to step down after facing criticism.
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Rebellion over executive pay grows

BBC News - Thu, 2016-04-28 13:14
A shareholder revolt over excessive executive pay hits Weir Group, Shire, Standard Chartered and Reckitt Benckiser.
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With Errant Twitter Post, Ed Balls, a British Politician, Spawned a Holiday

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-04-28 13:01
Celebrated primarily in Britain, the unofficial Ed Balls Day commemorates a former member of Parliament’s tweet of his own name.
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Naz Shah, British Lawmaker, Suspended Over Anti-Israel Posts

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-04-28 12:19
Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party leader, suspended Ms. Shah for endorsing anti-Israel posts on social media before she joined Parliament.
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Search warrant issued over Prince death

BBC News - Thu, 2016-04-28 12:12
A search warrant was obtained in relation to the home of Prince shortly after he died, court documents show.
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Syria's Aleppo 'catastrophic' - UN

BBC News - Thu, 2016-04-28 12:08
The situation in Syria's city of Aleppo is catastrophic, the UN says, after attacks on targets including a hospital kill dozens.
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Labour Party Suspends Former London Mayor Over Hitler Remarks

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-04-28 11:26
The suspension of Ken Livingstone came a day after Labour’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn, disciplined another party member over anti-Israel posts on social media.
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