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DR Congo warlord Bemba jailed over war crimes

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 08:48
Congolese ex-rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is jailed for 18 years after a landmark ICC conviction for war crimes and sexual violence.
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I Sea, App That Claims It Can Find Migrants Adrift in Ocean, Is Called Misleading

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-06-21 08:46
Developers say that the app is nothing but a marketing stunt because it showed users a static image of water, not real-time satellite photos of the ocean.
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Bear cub Snowy killed by car in Grand Teton National Park

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 08:11
A bear cub named Snowy was killed in a possible hit-and-run near Grand Teton National Park, despite his likely mother's attempts to save him.
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Sweden Toughens Rules for Refugees Seeking Asylum

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-06-21 08:09
Sweden was once one of the most welcoming countries for refugees. Now its officials say they fear becoming overwhelmed.
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Payet: France pressure doesn't affect me - ESPN FC

Google News France - Tue, 2016-06-21 08:01

ESPN FC

Payet: France pressure doesn't affect me
ESPN FC
Dimitri Payet has said that the burden of bailing out France's misfiring attack at Euro 2016 has yet to affect him. With forwards Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann and Anthony Martial managing just one goal in three games between them, France have had ...
Switzerland quell Paul Pogba storm to earn France draw and last-16 spotThe Guardian
Dimitri Payet nets screamer as France hit SEVEN past third division U19 side in Euro 2016 warm-up matchMirror.co.uk
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Air pollution in France kills 48000 people each year - The Local.fr

Google News France - Tue, 2016-06-21 08:01

The Local.fr

Air pollution in France kills 48000 people each year
The Local.fr
France has been well aware of the poor pollution levels for years, but perhaps surprisingly, it's not Paris that's the worst. In May, a study from environmental group Robin des Bois (which literally translates as Robin Hood) found that Marseille had ...
Air pollution kills 48000 a year in FranceRFI

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On the Runway: Victoria and David Beckham Declare Anti-Brexit Stance

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-06-21 07:55
Two days before the referendum, the high profile fashion couple take to social media to reveal their votes.
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20 English words that 'should be banished' from French - The Local.fr

Google News French - Tue, 2016-06-21 06:58

The Local.fr

20 English words that 'should be banished' from French
The Local.fr
A new book is calling on the people of France to do away with 100 English words that are all the rage in the French language right now. The author, Jean Maillet, singles out the worst offenders and offers their proper French versions instead. Here are ...

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Mark Cavendish named in Team Dimension Data's Tour de France squad - The Guardian

Google News France - Tue, 2016-06-21 06:31

The Guardian

Mark Cavendish named in Team Dimension Data's Tour de France squad
The Guardian
The British sprinter Mark Cavendish has been included in Team Dimension Data's provisional squad for the Tour de France, along with Six African riders. The team is led by the Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot who won a second successive King of the ...
Cavendish headlines Dimension Data long list for Tour de FranceEurosport.com
Cavendish heads up Dimension Data's Tour de France long-listCyclingnews.com

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Chinese bank employees spanked for poor performance

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 06:27
A video showing staff at a Chinese bank being spanked during a training session has sparked outrage.
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And the best city in France for expats to live in is...? - The Local.fr

Google News France - Tue, 2016-06-21 06:21

The Local.fr

And the best city in France for expats to live in is...?
The Local.fr
The city of Rennes in the western region of France has been ranked the best place to live in France for foreigners, in a study by The Local. The Breton city, home to 200,000, is already renowned as a vibrant city for students, but our ranking suggests ...

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Queen tweets 90th birthday thanks

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 05:55
The Queen tweets her thanks to people who sent her 90th birthday messages on social media.
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Tim Peake: 'I saw flames outside the window'

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 05:47
British astronaut Tim Peake describes his dramatic journey home to Earth from the International Space Station.
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Texas restores 330-year-old French ship that brought settlers to doomed colony - The Guardian

Google News French - Tue, 2016-06-21 05:47

The Guardian

Texas restores 330-year-old French ship that brought settlers to doomed colony
The Guardian
Texas restores 330-year-old French ship that brought settlers to doomed colony. Restoration of the La Belle, which left France on the orders of King Louis XIV in 1684 to establish a new colony, took 17 years after worms damaged the ship. La Belle, one ...

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Op-Ed Contributor: Who Is to Blame for Brexit’s Appeal? British Newspapers

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-06-21 05:41
Led by Boris Johnson, the country’s news media have been smearing the European Union for decades.
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Russian fan union chief being deported from France _ again - U.S. News & World Report

Google News France - Tue, 2016-06-21 04:54

U.S. News & World Report

Russian fan union chief being deported from France _ again
U.S. News & World Report
Shprygin left France on Saturday, then returned Monday for Russia's match against Wales in Toulouse, apparently traveling overland from a neighboring country to avoid airport border controls. He tweeted that he re-entered France by "an unusual route ...
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Butterfly effect

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 04:20
How a mother campaigns to get people talking about babies who die.
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Strawberry moon

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 04:14
A strawberry moon occurs in June and marks the beginning of the strawberry season. Here's a selection of your pictures.
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Murdered at home

BBC News - Tue, 2016-06-21 04:00
How did a father with a history of violence win back care of the daughter he would go on to kill?
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Op-Ed Columnist: Chappatte on Brexit: Final Preparations

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-06-21 03:36
Those wishing to remain in the European Union, please disembark now.
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