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La MaMa Dance Festival With a French Accent - New York Times (blog)

Google News French - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:21

La MaMa Dance Festival With a French Accent
New York Times (blog)
This year's festival will have a strong French accent, thanks to a partnership with Danse, a French-American festival of performance and ideas, which is running concurrently in New York. The United States premieres of four French works will be included ...

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VIDEO: World's prettiest Easter eggs?

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 12:09
A Slavic community museum in Germany is keeping alive the traditional craft of Easter egg painting.
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Biking Hercules' Way in France - New York Times

Google News France - Fri, 2014-04-18 11:27

Biking Hercules' Way in France
New York Times
The Gauls, a Celtic tribe that inhabited what is now France, were a boorish bunch before Julius Caesar arrived in 58 B.C. and ushered in civilization. At least, that is the historical explanation Graham Robb, a literary historian best known for the ...

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The Yorkshire hills the Tour de France dare not tackle - The Guardian

Google News France - Fri, 2014-04-18 11:23

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The Yorkshire hills the Tour de France dare not tackle
The Guardian
So when it was announced that the Tour de France was coming to Yorkshire, I held my breath. Would they dare? I had visions of Froome and co battling it out at snail's pace as they cursed their way over the county's finest stinkers: the Stang ...
Yorkshire Tour de France volunteers told to mind their languageYorkshire Post
Dearne cycle ride to mark Tour de FranceSouth Yorkshire Times
600 North Yorkshire roads to close during Tour de FranceThe Press, York
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France & US Prepare For Fed Cup Play In St. Louis - CBS Local

Google News France - Fri, 2014-04-18 11:04

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France & US Prepare For Fed Cup Play In St. Louis
CBS Local
United States Team tennis player Sloane Stephens goes through a practice session at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis on April 16, 2014. Stephens, currently ranked 18th in the world and her U.S. teammates will play the team from France in the 2014 Fed ...
Preview For Fed Cup For The US / France Tie10sBalls
United States, France ready for thrilling Fed Cup tieTennis World - the place for Tennis News and Tennis Tournament

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VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:54
Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch, character driven drama, Locke, and We Are The Best!, a witty drama about a punk band in the 1980s.
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Gorgeous Easter Eggs From the Master Patissiers of France - Slate Magazine (blog)

Google News France - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:50

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Gorgeous Easter Eggs From the Master Patissiers of France
Slate Magazine (blog)
Good-looking pastries and other sweets are a modestly priced pleasure in France. But like fashion designers, French patissiers and chocolatiers often put out a signature showpiece that's more haute couture along with a ready-to-eat collection. Some of ...

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Russian Opposition Figure Faces Accusations of Libel

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:49
Aleksei A. Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, is accused of calling a Moscow politician a “drug addict,” a charge he denies.






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I deserve more recognition - Toure

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:36
Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet because he is from Africa.
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Labour hires Obama poll guru Axelrod

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:17
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.
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Electricians question CBI vote move

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:11
The body representing electrical contractors urges the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.
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France Diplomatie - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development - France Diplomatie (press release)

Google News France - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:07

France Diplomatie - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
France Diplomatie (press release)
These adventures, so familiar to fans of PlayStation, Xbox and other game consoles, were all created in France. France remains the second largest producer of video games in the world, after the United States. Success has been unfailing for the 300 ...

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Colcoa: French-Language Showcase Reflects Recent Gallic Cinema - Variety

Google News French - Fri, 2014-04-18 10:07

Colcoa: French-Language Showcase Reflects Recent Gallic Cinema
Variety
That annual L.A. rite of spring known as the City of Lights, City of Angels (April 21-28) is back for its 18th year with a lineup of French-language films that just might eclipse all previous editions. Colcoa exec producer and artistic director ...
City of Lights, City of Angels brings French cinema to L.A.San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Algeria's president gets fourth term

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:54
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, wins a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote.
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Pro-Russia Militant Rejects Ukraine Pact

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:48
The leader of a group of pro-Russia separatists, Denis Pushilin, said he would ignore the diplomatic pact between Russia and Ukraine to de-escalate the crisis.






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Remembering Peter and Paddy

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 09:20
Remembering two of the greatest travel writers
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Bomb kills at least 14 in Syria

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:49
At least 14 people are killed after a car bomb explodes in a government-controlled area of the besieged Syrian city of Homs.
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Prince re-signs with 'slave' label

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:49
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.
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VIDEO: Camel birth shocks sheep farmer

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:43
A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest newborn - a camel.
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Sand sculptors wow seaside revellers

BBC News - Fri, 2014-04-18 08:21
Weston-super-Mare's annual sand sculpture festival begins.
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