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AUDIO: 'Why I gave burglar a £20 reward'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:24
A Bolton woman gave a burglar £20 - after he apologised for stealing £10,000 worth of items from her home.
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Michel and Lynda Thibodeau awarded no money over lack of French on Air ... - CBC.ca

Google News French - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:12

CBC.ca

Michel and Lynda Thibodeau awarded no money over lack of French on Air ...
CBC.ca
The Supreme Court has ruled that Air Canada does not have to compensate an Ontario couple who said they were not served in French on international flights. The court says Lynda and Michel Thibodeau are not entitled to $12,000 the Federal Court said ...

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A Family's Fall Harvest Blooms In 'A Kitchen In France' - NPR (blog)

Google News France - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:06

NPR (blog)

A Family's Fall Harvest Blooms In 'A Kitchen In France'
NPR (blog)
France and its beloved cuisine come with more than a few cliches: the butter, the frog legs, the snooty chef twirling a curled mustache. To outsiders, it's part of the French identity. But anyone who regularly cooks French food (or has at least ...

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A Family's Fall Harvest Blooms In 'A Kitchen In France' - NPR (blog)

Google News France - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:06

NPR (blog)

A Family's Fall Harvest Blooms In 'A Kitchen In France'
NPR (blog)
France and its beloved cuisine come with more than a few cliches: the butter, the frog legs, the snooty chef twirling a curled mustache. To outsiders, it's part of the French identity. But anyone who regularly cooks French food (or has at least ...

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VIDEO: Butcher's starring role in ballet

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:03
A butcher who decided to take up the ballet on his 45th birthday says his love for it has "snowballed" ever since.
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Israeli cult leader jailed for abuse

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:53
An Israeli court has sentenced polygamist and cult leader Goel Ratzon to 30 years in prison for sex crimes
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In France, kebabs get wrapped up in identity politics - Reuters

Google News France - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:34

Reuters

In France, kebabs get wrapped up in identity politics
Reuters
BLOIS France (Reuters) - In a country whose national identity is so closely connected to its cuisine, France's hard right has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof of cultural "Islamisation". Four kebab houses opened last month in Blois ...
How the humble kebab found itself at the centre of France's immigration rowChristianToday

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VIDEO: App aims to identify bird songs

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:46
A mobile phone app that recognises which species of bird is singing is being developed by a researcher at Queen Mary University in London.
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Scary 'Clowns' With Guns, Knives Terrorizing France - ABC News

Google News France - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:28

ABC News

Scary 'Clowns' With Guns, Knives Terrorizing France
ABC News
Now clowns are causing trouble in southern France, according to the National Police. While some of the reports involve children playing pranks, others are more serious. A man was assaulted by three individuals, including one who was dressed as a clown, ...
14 Armed Teens Arrested in France After Wave of Clown TerrorNewsweek
What is driving France's killer clown panic?The Local.fr
Fake Clown Terror Continues In France, Teenager Arrested After Attempting To ...International Business Times
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Europe Strives to Overcome Its Reliance on Russian Gas

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:10
Much of Eastern Europe is vulnerable to cutoffs of gas, oil or coal by Moscow, a situation that has become more urgent with the crisis in Ukraine.






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What does it mean to be de-arrested?

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 08:10
A jogger who bumped into David Cameron in Leeds was arrested and then de-arrested.
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Congo Seeks Investors for Farmland Bigger Than France - Wall Street Journal

Google News France - Tue, 2014-10-28 07:51

Wall Street Journal

Congo Seeks Investors for Farmland Bigger Than France
Wall Street Journal
The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to lease farmland covering an area larger than France in an attempt to attract capital and technology capable of boosting jobs and food productivity in one of the world's poorest countries. Congo may lease as much ...

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Modern Manners: We still like to be told

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 04:03
Are manners something people still take seriously and how have they changed?
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High Street important for Lloyds

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 03:57
High Street still important for Lloyds
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VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 03:44
MPs take evidence on managing and replacing the Aspire contract.
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Justice French defends 'backstop' remarks - Columbus Dispatch

Google News French - Tue, 2014-10-28 03:40

Justice French defends 'backstop' remarks
Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich, French said, “I am a Republican and you should vote for me. You're going to hear from your elected officials, and I see a lot of them in the crowd. “Let me tell you something: The Ohio Supreme Court is the backstop for all those other ...

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Politicians line up to back NHS plan

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 03:30
Politicians line up to back NHS plan
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US advises against Ebola isolation

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 01:26
US officials will actively monitor health workers who treat Ebola patients in West Africa after they return, but will not enforce quarantine.
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Lloyds Bank confirms 9,000 job losses

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 01:25
Lloyds Bank confirms 9,000 job losses and the closure of 150 branches over the next three years.
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VIDEO: New supercomputer for Met Office

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-28 01:13
Funding has been confirmed for a £97m supercomputer to improve the Met Office's weather forecasting and climate modelling.
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