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Shakespeare Folio Discovered in France

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:47
A first folio of Shakespeare’s plays — one of only 233 known examples — was discovered by chance in a public library near Calais, France.






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Its Grip on Oil Weakening, OPEC Will Meet on Prices

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:24
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in Vienna as the cartel finds it increasingly hard to influence world supply and price.
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Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:23
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places
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The Taliban's psychiatrist

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:20
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets
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VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:07
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
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Call for £2bn more for NHS in England

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:00
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.
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VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:00
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
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Europe|At European Parliament, Pope Bluntly Critiques a Continent's Malaise - New York Times

Google News France - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:41

New York Times

Europe|At European Parliament, Pope Bluntly Critiques a Continent's Malaise
New York Times
STRASBOURG, France — The last pope to address the European Parliament, John Paul II, rejoiced at what he described as a “special moment in the history of this continent” in October 1988, as Communism was crumbling and Europe was drawing closer ...
'Migrants need acceptance,' Pope Francis tells EUFRANCE 24

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At European Parliament, Pope Bluntly Critiques a Continent’s Malaise

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:39
Europe, he declared before the European Parliament in France, has lost its way, its energies sapped by economic crisis and a remote, technocratic bureaucracy.






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‘Exhibit B,’ a Work About Human Zoos, Stirs Protests

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:32
“Exhibit B,” a traveling show that mimics the human zoos of the colonial era, is prompting cries of racism in Europe.






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Five children die in US house fire

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:00
Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.
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Square Feet: In Moscow, a Financial District in Name Only

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 14:54
Moscow City was envisioned as a hub of emerging market finance, but Russia’s recent sanctions and economic troubles have kept buildings largely empty.






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Pope Francis Addresses European Union

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 14:11
In Pope Francis’ first address to the European Parliament, he called for a united response to the plight of migrants. “We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast cemetery,” he said.






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VIDEO: David Mellor recorded in taxi row

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 13:11
Former cabinet minister David Mellor is secretly recorded having a heated row and swearing at a taxi driver, a tabloid newspaper reports.
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E.U. Investment Plan Aims for Billions to Spur Economy

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 13:00
The idea is to finance big projects and small and midsize businesses. But most of the money would have to come from private lenders.






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Lee Rigby’s Killers Had Figured in Inquiries, but Report Calls Response ‘Inadequate’

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 12:19
A report by a parliamentary committee on the killing of Lee Rigby outlined mistakes by British agencies and an American technology company preceding his death.






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In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 11:28
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson
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Memo From Melilla: At Spanish Enclave, a Debate Over What Makes a Border

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-11-25 11:22
Spanish authorities, struggling to secure the borders to their enclaves in Africa, are facing a new legal challenge over the position of border fences.






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Total to face corruption charges in France - Financial Times

Google News France - Tue, 2014-11-25 10:37

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Total to face corruption charges in France
Financial Times
Total is set to face trial in France over corruption allegations relating to Iranian contracts dating from the 1990s and early 2000s, according to the Paris prosecutor's office. The French oil major alongside two Iranian middle men will be charged with ...
France to Prosecute Total SA Over Iranian Contracts in the 1990sWall Street Journal
France investigates oil giant Total for 'corruption' in Iranian contractsRFI

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VIDEO: 'I'll never stop missing my Breck'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-11-25 10:28
Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.
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