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A Word With: Sergei Filin of Bolshoi Ballet Discusses His Work and a 2013 Acid Attack

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2016-05-02 10:48
In New York to present a choreography prize, Mr. Filin talks about dance and how his life has changed since the attack, which damaged his eyesight.
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VIDEO: 'Crazy' queues as Brussels airport reopens

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 10:34
There are long queues at the reopening of the departure hall at Brussels airport, weeks after suicide attacks there killed 16 people.
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VIDEO: Inside stormed Iraqi parliament

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 10:23
The BBC has gained special access to the Iraqi parliament, after it was stormed by anti-government protestors.
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Labour suspends Israel row councillors

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 09:50
The Labour Party suspends three councillors over social media comments about Israel amid a row over anti-Semitism in the party.
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Choice of English song as French anthem for Euro 2016 'concerning' - The Guardian

Google News French - Mon, 2016-05-02 09:37

The Guardian

Choice of English song as French anthem for Euro 2016 'concerning'
The Guardian
A French minister has described the choice of a song in English as the official anthem for French supporters at Euro 2016 as “incomprehensible”. Andre Vallini, the secretary of state for Francophony, said the French Football Federation's decision to ...
French Euro 2016 team's English anthem criticisedBBC News
Newly released Euro 2016 anthem is 'incomprehensible' – French officialRT

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Empty Tables After Paris and Brussels Terror Attacks

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2016-05-02 09:32
Bistros catering to locals may be full, but not luxury restaurants for tourists.
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Breast cancer genetic discovery hailed

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 08:59
Scientists say they now have a near-perfect picture of the genetic events that cause breast cancer, which they hope will unlock new ways of treating the disease.
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In France, a Film Taps Into a Desire for Change - New York Times

Google News France - Mon, 2016-05-02 08:53

New York Times

In France, a Film Taps Into a Desire for Change
New York Times
PARIS — In France, as in the United States, there is no “politics as usual” this year. With popular disaffection on the rise, traditional parties and candidates have been thrown off course as voters look for alternatives to the status quo. The ...

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Letter from Europe: In France, a Film Taps Into a Desire for Change

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2016-05-02 08:51
Perceived failures of the country’s political establishment help explain the unlikely success of a documentary centered on citizen activism.
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Prince's family starts dividing assets

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 08:35
The family members of pop singer Prince are beginning the process of dividing up the singer's sizeable assets.
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Mars rover project slips to 2020

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 08:30
As expected, the European and Russian space agencies have delayed the launch of their ExoMars robot rover by two years to 2020.
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Outrage at France's English Euro anthem

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 08:25
A French minister describes the choice of I was Made for Lovin' You as the official anthem for the French team at the Euro 2016 championship as "incomprehensible".
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The only word this French teacher knows is 'bonjour' - New York Post

Google News French - Mon, 2016-05-02 07:19

New York Post

The only word this French teacher knows is 'bonjour'
New York Post
Albert Moyer has been teaching French classes at the Houston Independent School District's Energy Institute High School for about five months, but the only word he knows how to speak is “bonjour,” students told local TV station KHOU. “I thought it was ...
Houston High School French Teacher Accused of Not Actually Speaking FrenchBreitbart News
French teacher at Houston high school fired for not being able to speak FrenchMetro
Great moments in education: The French teacher who doesn't speak FrenchHot Air
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'Lost, frustrated, suicidal youths': Journalist infiltrated ISIS-linked cell plotting French attacks - RT

Google News French - Mon, 2016-05-02 07:06

RT

'Lost, frustrated, suicidal youths': Journalist infiltrated ISIS-linked cell plotting French attacks
RT
Ramzi was talking to extremists on Facebook and managed to make contract with one, a young French-Turkish citizen named Oussama, who called himself the 'emir' of the group. The jihadist cell numbered at least 10 extremists who were determined to kill ...
French journalist infiltrated Islamic State armed groupRFI
French journalist spends six months with would-be ISIS jihadistsInternational Business Times, India Edition
French journalist went undercover with ISIS supportersArutz Sheva

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France upholds jail term for defective breast implant company boss - Deutsche Welle

Google News France - Mon, 2016-05-02 06:53

Deutsche Welle

France upholds jail term for defective breast implant company boss
Deutsche Welle
France upholds jail term for defective breast implant company boss. A French appeal court has upheld the 4-year prison sentence handed down in 2013 to the founder of a defective breast implant firm. Hundreds of thousands of women received the faulty ...

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Euro Economics: The Mystery of Spain’s Perpetual Jobs Problem

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2016-05-02 06:25
Even with a recovering economy, high unemployment (20 percent) is part of life, and youth unemployment is at 45.5 percent.
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French minister fumes over Euro 2016 song in English - The Local.fr

Google News French - Mon, 2016-05-02 06:21

The Local.fr

French minister fumes over Euro 2016 song in English
The Local.fr
"It is therefore incomprehensible that the anthem of the French national team should be in English," Vallini said. The song, originally performed by American rock veterans Kiss, has been renamed "I Was Made for Lovin' You, My Team" for the tournament.

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Video: New Guinness hoverboard flight record in France - UPI.com

Google News France - Mon, 2016-05-02 05:59

UPI.com

Video: New Guinness hoverboard flight record in France
UPI.com
SAUSSET-LES-PINS, France, May 1 (UPI) -- A French jet ski champion found victory in another venue Saturday, setting a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight during a thrilling attempt off the coast of Sausset-les-Pins in the south ...
Confirmed: Franky Zapata sets new Farthest hoverboard flight record in FranceGuinness World Records

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VIDEO: Executive slapped during apology

BBC News - Mon, 2016-05-02 05:07
An executive of the consumer giant Reckitt Benckiser, has been slapped while apologising for deadly faulty sterilisers at a news briefing in South Korea.
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ISIS cell in France threatens rocket attacks on planes and new Charlie Hebdo-style attacks - Daily Mail

Google News France - Mon, 2016-05-02 04:34

Daily Mail

ISIS cell in France threatens rocket attacks on planes and new Charlie Hebdo-style attacks
Daily Mail
An ISIS cell in France threatened new rocket attacks on passenger jets and a new Charlie Hebdo-style massacre in chilling undercover video filmed by a journalist who infiltrated the group. The journalist, a Muslim using the pseudonym Said Ramzi, also ...

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