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Europe reacts to speech

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 10:55
Europeans see a "hard" UK Brexit looming - but welcome more British clarity on future EU ties.
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French Fraternity and Migrants - New York Times

Google News French - Tue, 2017-01-17 10:18

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French Fraternity and Migrants
New York Times
But the depth of its commitment to fraternity is being tested by activists who say they cannot, as French citizens of good conscience, stand by while the state fails in its humanitarian duty toward African migrants who are stranded on the border with ...

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Editorial: French Fraternity and Migrants

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-01-17 10:18
A handful of citizens moved by basic humanity are risking arrest for offering aid.
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Pendant Found in Nazi Death Camp Ruins May Have Anne Frank Link

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-01-17 10:00
The item, which belonged to Karoline Cohn, 14, was discovered recently at the Sobibor camp in Poland and is similar to one owned by Anne Frank.
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Reality Check: How could customs union deal work?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 09:33
Theresa May says she wants an agreement with the customs union but not full membership.
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What we now know

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 09:29
Theresa May has revealed more about what Brexit might mean for the UK - here's what we know now.
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4 Quotes From Theresa May’s Speech and What They Mean

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-01-17 09:04
The prime minister’s remarks on exiting the European Union were her first public outline of how Britain plans to leave the bloc.
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Life on the Farm Draws Some French Tired of Urban Rat Race - New York Times

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New York Times

Life on the Farm Draws Some French Tired of Urban Rat Race
New York Times
The Duke of Sully, a minister of King Henri IV of France in the early 17th century, once described “plow and pasture” as the lifeblood of the French economy, and farming has long been romanticized in a country that values gastronomic treasures like ...

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Saulx-les-Chartreux Journal: Life on the Farm Draws Some French Tired of Urban Rat Race

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-01-17 08:58
In towns like Saulx-les-Chartreux, small-scale farming is driven by a thriving market for organic food.
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France Deploys Troops Globally in Counter-Extremism Fight - Department of Defense

Google News France - Tue, 2017-01-17 07:56

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France Deploys Troops Globally in Counter-Extremism Fight
Department of Defense
Like the United States, France early on recognized the threat that terrorist groups like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant pose to the globe, French Army Col. Patrik Steiger told reporters traveling with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman ...

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Key points from the speech

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 07:11
Theresa May has set out her negotiation priorities for the UK to leave the European Union.
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Is it likely that MH370 will ever be found?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 07:04
Mystery around flight MH370 may remain after the search was halted, as the BBC's Anna Jones reports.
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Clearest idea yet of deal PM wants

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 06:46
Analysis of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit, from the BBC's political correspondent, Ben Wright.
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McDosa to go

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 06:10
The BBC's in-house cartoonist, Kirtish Bhatt, on McDonald's bid to become "more Indian".
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Inflation means inflation, but who wins?

BBC News - Tue, 2017-01-17 03:50
Sooner or later, the downward pressure on the pound since the UK's Brexit vote is expected to lead to upward pressure on the prices of most things we buy.
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Pensioners in France hold breath ahead of Theresa May's 'hard Brexit' speech - The Local France

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Pensioners in France hold breath ahead of Theresa May's 'hard Brexit' speech
The Local France
"We are holding our breath," France-based British expat Brian Cave told The Local on Tuesday. Cave said that due to the fall in the pound, the income of some British people living in France has fallen by over 20 percent compared to before last June's ...
France's Sapin says UK government seems to be "improvising" on BrexitReuters UK

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Suspect in Istanbul Nightclub Attack Confesses, Officials Say

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-01-17 03:17
Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen born in 1983, received help in the attack, done “in the name of ISIS,” the governor of the city said at a news conference.
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The Long View: We’ve Been Here Before: Jon Meacham on the Literature of Our Discontent

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-01-17 03:10
Some fiction from our chaotic past repays attention as we seek our bearings now.
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The Islamization of France in 2016 - Gatestone Institute

Google News France - Tue, 2017-01-17 03:05

Gatestone Institute

The Islamization of France in 2016
Gatestone Institute
Although French law prohibits the collection of official statistics about the race or religion of its citizens, Gatestone Institute's estimate of France's Muslim population is based on several studies that attempted to calculate the number of people in ...
Parallel hardcore Islamic suburbs sprouting in heart of France- a sign of worry?The Siasat Daily

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A Return to Guadeloupe: Tropical Life, French-Style - New York Times

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New York Times

A Return to Guadeloupe: Tropical Life, French-Style
New York Times
The pink-tinged sky was darkening, and the air was warm and humid when my husband, Bruce, and I landed last February in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, the French Caribbean island. The shops and cafes in the airport were closing, but I could detect from ...

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