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French court calls for policeman to be charged with rape - FRANCE 24

Google News French - Mon, 2017-02-20 08:19

FRANCE 24

French court calls for policeman to be charged with rape
FRANCE 24
A French court on Monday called for a policeman charged with assaulting a black man to be instead charged with rape, two weeks after a similar incident triggered several nights of unrest in the French capital's restive suburbs. The court in Bobigny ...
Another French police officer is accused of raping a male suspect with a truncheon as a second person is revealed to ...Daily Mail
Another French cop faces charge of raping young man with batonThe Local France
Second French policeman faces 'baton rape' chargeNews24
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Breast cancer diagnosed after breastfeeding problem

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 08:04
When her baby boy stopped breastfeeding, Sarah Boyle insisted on a hospital scan.
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More Migrants Storm Fence to Enter Ceuta, Spanish Enclave in Africa

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 07:08
About 600 people tried to force their way across the border, three days after hundreds used wire cutters and other implements to breach the 20-foot-high razor-wire barrier.
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Grunge's greatest icon

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 06:57
Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today. Here are six reasons why we still love him
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Non, merci! Oxford University shuns plans for a French campus - CNBC

Google News French - Mon, 2017-02-20 05:59

CNBC

Non, merci! Oxford University shuns plans for a French campus
CNBC
Oxford University has refuted claims that it could soon break with its centuries-old tradition and launch its first overseas campus in a bid to hedge against Brexit pressures. The British university, which is currently ranked number one in the world ...
Oxford University considering French campus amid research funding concerns after BrexitThe Independent
Thanks to Brexit, even Oxford is thinking of absconding to FranceQuartz
Oxford denies plans to set up French campusOxford Student
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Michelin Star Mix-Up Throws a Working-Class Bistro Into a Media Storm

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2017-02-20 05:59
Le Bouche à Oreille, a modest restaurant in central France, got an accolade intended for a high-end restaurant of the same name.
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French Bonds Slump as Political Campaign Still Seen Wide Open ... - Bloomberg

Google News French - Mon, 2017-02-20 05:58

Bloomberg

French Bonds Slump as Political Campaign Still Seen Wide Open ...
Bloomberg
French bonds fell across the board as a weekend of intense campaigning compounded bets for volatility in the run-up to the first round of the nation's ...
Risk-on mood, signs from French left prod euro higherReuters

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Battle for western Mosul will be toughest fight yet

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 05:13
Losing its most cherished prize will present IS with an existential challenge, says Renad Mansour.
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France is frightening the market, but Italy could be the real threat for investors - CNBC

Google News France - Mon, 2017-02-20 04:24

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France is frightening the market, but Italy could be the real threat for investors
CNBC
Italy poses the greatest threat to stability of the euro area in spite of the impending presidential elections in France, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. Italy's former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned as leader from the ruling Democratic ...

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Blurred lines

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 03:16
Meet the London Fashion Week designers using clothes to shape how we see gender.
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France's Muslim Demographic Future - Gatestone Institute

Google News France - Mon, 2017-02-20 03:02

Gatestone Institute

France's Muslim Demographic Future
Gatestone Institute
From time to time, France's National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee) offers a glimpse of the ethnic composition of French society. The study, "Being born in France to an immigrant parent" (Être né en France d'un parent immigré ...

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Sea worm festival

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 00:59
Thousands of people gathered in Seger Beach in Indonesia to catch and eat sea worms, a symbol of prosperity.
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Walls of sound

BBC News - Mon, 2017-02-20 00:58
Forty blue plaques will be unveiled on BBC Music Day this year - and you can decide who gets one.
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Gunners in sight

BBC News - Sun, 2017-02-19 22:23
Meet Sutton United's team as they prepare to take on Arsenal in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
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Who are 'Antifa'?

BBC News - Sun, 2017-02-19 19:31
In a divided America, two groups at the extreme ends of the political spectrum are doing battle online, and on the streets.
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Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in UK web searches

BBC News - Sun, 2017-02-19 19:04
Illegal music and film websites and unofficial sport streams to be made harder to find.
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Oxford University considering French campus amid research funding concerns after Brexit - The Independent

Google News French - Sun, 2017-02-19 19:00

The Independent

Oxford University considering French campus amid research funding concerns after Brexit
The Independent
The former director of the French ministry for education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, confirmed French authorities and institutions were working to bring the UK's most revered universities to France and said officials had also spoken to representatives from ...
French trying to tempt top British unis to open in Paris so they can keep EU funding post-BrexitThe Sun
Oxford University in talks to open French campusThe Times (subscription)

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Council tax to rise while services cut, says LGA

BBC News - Sun, 2017-02-19 18:49
Local authorities warning of struggle to fund care for increasing numbers of elderly people.
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Tim Harford: Computing's hidden hero

BBC News - Sun, 2017-02-19 18:47
The story behind the compiler, a remarkable innovation that made modern computing possible.
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Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

BBC News - Sun, 2017-02-19 18:33
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
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