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US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

BBC News - 11 hours 29 min ago
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
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MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

BBC News - 11 hours 31 min ago
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.
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Denis Mukwege, Congolese Gynecologist, Is Awarded Sakharov Prize

The European Parliament awarded the doctor its highest human rights accolade for a campaign to end the use of mass rape as a weapon of war.






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VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers

BBC News - 11 hours 46 min ago
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.
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2015 Tour de France route unveiled - Cyclingnews.com

Google News France - 12 hours 2 min ago

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2015 Tour de France route unveiled
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The 2015 Tour de France will include just 42km of time trials but seven mountain stages and five mountain finishes, making it a race for the climbers and giving French riders Thibaut Pinot, Romain Bardet and Jean-Christophe Peraud a chance of winning ...
Tour de France organisers unveil sparkling 2015 routeReuters UK
Chris Froome won the 2013 Tour de France but crashed out of this year's raceBBC Sport
Tour de France 2015 route takes in Utrecht start and Alpe d'Huez hairpinsThe Guardian
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VIDEO: Lions picture wins photography prize

BBC News - 12 hours 15 min ago
Michael Nichols wins Wildlife photographer of the year for his photograph of a pride of snoozing lions
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France does the splits on EU economic governance - Reuters

Google News France - 12 hours 17 min ago

Reuters

France does the splits on EU economic governance
Reuters
But France's influence in Europe is diminished by its economic weakness and perceived immobility. French officials say Hollande has also shied away from confronting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on economic policy at bilateral meetings or EU ...
How to Salvage France's Mistral ShipwreckForeign Policy
France proposes to bar 'undesirable' EU migrants on terror groundsTelegraph.co.uk
France May Impose Curbs On EU Migrants Under New Anti-Terror LawsInternational Business Times AU

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Eight charts showing where it all went wrong for France - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News France - 12 hours 42 min ago

Telegraph.co.uk

Eight charts showing where it all went wrong for France
Telegraph.co.uk
Once considered one the power-houses of the global economy, France has long been struggling. Described as "sclerotic" by prominent outsiders, and "sick" by its own finance minister, the French economy is beset by flatlining growth, ballooning debt and ...

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Watch the 2015 Tour de France route presentation live on Cyclingnews.com - Cyclingnews.com

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Watch the 2015 Tour de France route presentation live on Cyclingnews.com
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The 102nd edition of the Tour de France will start in Utrecht, the Netherlands on Saturday, July 4 and end in Paris on Sunday, July 26. The route will follow a anticlockwise direction, with the Pyrenees coming before the Alps. It seems likely that a ...
Tour de France 2015 route revealedCycling Weekly
The 2015 Tour de France: Nibali's to win again?velonews.competitor.com

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Who wants to play Rupert Murdoch?

BBC News - 13 hours 5 min ago
Australian playwright on media baron's rise to power
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Chris Froome could be facing tricky Tour de France 2015 when the route is ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News France - 13 hours 35 min ago

Telegraph.co.uk

Chris Froome could be facing tricky Tour de France 2015 when the route is ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The race will run anticlockwise from Holland, Belgium and northern France, to Brittany, then down to the Pyrenees, before a few transition days across the south of France to the Alps for the final few days ahead of the finish in Paris. After the ...

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France's German investors remain positive - EurActiv

Google News France - 13 hours 41 min ago

EurActiv

France's German investors remain positive
EurActiv
The report, entitled "German and French businesses: the economic situation, perceptions and perspectives 2014-2017" is a study of 181 German and French businesses. 73% of these businesses would class the current economic situation in France as "bad", ...

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Disabled students: 'I wish I'd known that'

BBC News - 13 hours 54 min ago
'Things I wish I’d known on day one'
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Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals

BBC News - 14 hours 30 min ago
US rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports come into effect.
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The Little French Cafe in Newcastle sparks debate over children in cafes - NEWS.com.au (blog)

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NEWS.com.au (blog)

The Little French Cafe in Newcastle sparks debate over children in cafes
NEWS.com.au (blog)
On Monday, the Little French Cafe in Newcastle posted a “housekeeping” announcement on their Facebook page: “Are we child friendly? If you are looking for a cafe with a children's menu, baby chinos, a play area, lounges for your children to jump on ...
French cafe's 'housekeeping' post sparks debate over children in coffee shopsGood Food
The Little French Cafe owner takes to Facebook to BAN unruly childrenDaily Mail

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Teacher Fired For Nudity in Old French Erotic Films Regrets Nothing - Mashable

Google News French - 15 hours 52 min ago

Mashable

Teacher Fired For Nudity in Old French Erotic Films Regrets Nothing
Mashable
A 73-year-old drama teacher fired by a private school for appearing in erotic French films some 40 years ago says she doesn't regret the performances — but she's furious she lost her job after male students discovered them. Canadian newspaper The ...

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Tesco, what went wrong?

BBC News - 17 hours 18 min ago
What really went wrong at Tesco?
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Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:55
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.
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International Business|The Death of Total's Chief Executive Is Felt Across ... - New York Times

Google News French - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:45

New York Times

International Business|The Death of Total's Chief Executive Is Felt Across ...
New York Times
MOSCOW — At the country house of the Russian prime minister on Monday, the head of the French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie, criticized Western sanctions against Russia, again demonstrating his strong personality in the face of the global ...

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UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

BBC News - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:54
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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