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Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

BBC News - Mon, 2017-11-20 06:56
The Women's Tennis Association says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna, who had cancer, "died peacefully, surrounded by her family" aged 49.
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Germany political crisis: What are the options?

BBC News - Mon, 2017-11-20 06:29
German leaders might yet form a coalition, but a fresh election is also an option.
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German political chaos shows France 'needs to take lead in Europe' - The Local France

Google News France - Mon, 2017-11-20 06:22

The Local France

German political chaos shows France 'needs to take lead in Europe'
The Local France
France is hoping that Germany will remain a "stable and strong" partner to allow the two partners to "move forward together", the French presidency said after German coalition talks collapsed leaving the country in political turmoil. The breakdown ...
France wants 'strong and stable' Germany, President Macron saysReuters
German coalition talks collapse as FDP walks outFRANCE 24
German crisis not in France's interest, says MacronAnadolu Agency

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Revealed: The most desirable cars for thieves in France - The Local France

Google News France - Mon, 2017-11-20 05:02

The Local France

Revealed: The most desirable cars for thieves in France
The Local France
A motoring group has revealed which cars are the most commonly pinched in France. If you're smart you'll guess what car topped the list. Around 108,000 cars were stolen in France last year, according to French drivers' organisation 40 Million ...
Urban runabout 'the most stolen car in France'The Connexion

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Why musicians are morbidly fascinated by Charles Manson

BBC News - Mon, 2017-11-20 04:52
The cult leader's early recordings held a morbid fascination for musicians like Marilyn Manson.
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French butter shortage eases in time for Christmas - The Local France

Google News French - Mon, 2017-11-20 04:30

The Local France

French butter shortage eases in time for Christmas
The Local France
French pastry lovers can breathe a sigh of relief as new figures reveal the butter crisis that has led to empty supermarket shelves looks like easing,thanks in the main to people having stopped panic buying. Fears that France's much publicized butter ...

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France to take refugees rescued from Libya who 'need protection ... - FRANCE 24

Google News France - Mon, 2017-11-20 03:54

FRANCE 24

France to take refugees rescued from Libya who 'need protection ...
FRANCE 24
France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.
Libya – Human trafficking (20 November 2017)France Diplomatie (press release)

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A Guide to Cap Ferret, the Cape Cod of France - New York Times

Google News France - Mon, 2017-11-20 03:51

New York Times

A Guide to Cap Ferret, the Cape Cod of France
New York Times
Over the past decade, the area has welcomed a wider set of pleasure-seekers from Paris and beyond, acquiring a reputation as the Cape Cod of France: a place where celebrities meet surfers, and yachts are discouraged in favor of traditional wood ...

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Zimbabwe's week of upheaval in under two minutes

BBC News - Mon, 2017-11-20 03:49
From tanks heading toward the capital Harare on Tuesday to President Robert Mugabe's surprise speech.
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Why the young should watch the Budget

BBC News - Mon, 2017-11-20 02:26
Housing, pay and debt are all issues that could come up in Wednesday's Budget presentation.
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Europe Edition: Zimbabwe, Angela Merkel, Charles Manson: Your Monday Briefing

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2017-11-19 23:22
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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'Revolt' in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance - New York Times

Google News France - Sun, 2017-11-19 21:13

New York Times

'Revolt' in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance
New York Times
PARIS — In the icy winter of 1905, many of the women who hand-painted the world-famous Limoges vases and figurines went on strike in France — not because they were poorly paid or toiled long hours, but because they were prey to the factory overseer's ...

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Britain's new military BFF (Best Friend France) - POLITICO.eu

Google News France - Sun, 2017-11-19 20:16

POLITICO.eu

Britain's new military BFF (Best Friend France)
POLITICO.eu
Britain is also working to boost bilateral defense cooperation with Continental allies — above all France, Europe's other military heavyweight. At a Franco-British summit in January intended to be higher in ambition and wider in scope than previous ...

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The hit-and-run that killed our Liam

BBC News - Sun, 2017-11-19 19:55
Liam Rogerson was killed by a car that didn't stop. His family had to come to terms with their loss.
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The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary

BBC News - Sun, 2017-11-19 17:37
Images mark the platinum wedding anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip.
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Why do so many US women die giving birth?

BBC News - Sun, 2017-11-19 17:25
While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase.
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What is the extent of China's influence in Zimbabwe?

BBC News - Sun, 2017-11-19 17:22
The news that the head of Zimbabwe's military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.
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Autumn internationals: Jeremy Guscott on Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland

BBC News - Sun, 2017-11-19 17:19
Scotland's agonising loss to New Zealand, England's demolition of Australia and Wales and Ireland's narrow wins are assessed by Jeremy Guscott.
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West Ham: David Moyes will now realise the size of his task - Mark Lawrenson

BBC News - Sun, 2017-11-19 17:10
West Ham's loss to Watford will have made it clear to David Moyes how much work he has to do in every area of his team, says Mark Lawrenson.
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