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Don't believe anyone in France who says they don't see race - Quartz

Google News France - Tue, 2014-10-21 07:30

Don't believe anyone in France who says they don't see race
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PARIS—France is Europe's first nation of immigrants, home to a growing black community, and the continent's largest populations of Jews and Muslims. Yet it remains officially and absurdly “color-blind.” The ban on the collection of ethnic and racial ...
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'Rapid deterioration' in jail safety

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 07:18
There has been a rapid deterioration in the state of jails in England and Wales with cracks in the system of widening, the chief prison of inspector warns.
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Swedish sub search focuses on bay

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 07:03
Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search.
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Pregnant duchess appears in public

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 07:02
The Duchess of Cambridge makes her first public appearance since announcing her second pregnancy.
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Maíria Cahill cases to be reviewed

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 07:02
Three cases linked to the alleged sexual abuse of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill are to be reviewed, the Public Prosecution Service has announced.
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Woman dies after being hit by tree

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:59
A woman dies and another man is in hospital after they were hit by trees blown over in separate incidents in high winds in London.
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Bashir seeks to extend 25-year rule

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:57
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power.
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Farage defends Polish MEP alliance

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:46
UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.
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Pistorius given five years in jail

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:41
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Inquiry head discloses Brittan links

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:32
The new head of the historic sex abuse inquiry, Fiona Woolf, says she has dined with former home secretary Lord Brittan but insists that would not affect her "actual or apparent impartiality".
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Shrien Dewani's wife 'wanted divorce'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:13
Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa in November 2010, had wanted a divorce from her new husband, a court is told.
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Hunt brands Welsh NHS 'second-class'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:12
Welsh patients receive a second-class health service, according to UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
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Art and French bread: Spanish Fort Middle students team up for Impressionist ... - AL.com

Google News French - Tue, 2014-10-21 06:08

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Art and French bread: Spanish Fort Middle students team up for Impressionist ...
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SPANISH FORT, Alabama -- Those who study the French Impressionists learn about their use of vibrant colors and short brushstrokes, along with experiments with the effects of light and shadow. But seventh-graders at Spanish Fort Middle School took their ...

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India suspend tours to West Indies

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:57
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
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VIDEO: Pistorius sentenced to five years

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:54
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.
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Arrest over girl missing since 1977

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:50
A man is arrested by police investigating the disappearance of a six-year-old girl in County Donegal 37 years ago.
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VIDEO: UKIP investigating election phone claims

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:50
UKIP investigates claims of "underhand play" it alleges behind phone calls to voters in Rochester and Strood.
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VIDEO: Pregnant Kate appears in public

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:48
The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since an announcement that she was suffering from acute morning sickness. .
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Disability 'faked for free tickets'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:44
Belfast's Grand Opera House is reviewing its wheelchair access scheme, because it says people are pretending to be disabled to get free tickets to its shows.
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VIDEO: Woman dies after being hit by tree

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 05:43
A woman dies after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London, while three people are injured in a separate incident in West Sussex.
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