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With Presidency in Play, Can France Embrace Economic Change? - New York Times

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With Presidency in Play, Can France Embrace Economic Change?
New York Times
François Fillon, the conservative politician who has vaulted to the forefront of France's presidential race against the far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen, is vowing to make France's economy great again. Campaigning on fears of a country in ...
France's PM Manuel Valls expected to launch presidential bidThe Guardian
Alone and unpopular, France's Hollande throws in the towelFRANCE 24
French President Francois Hollande will not seek re-electionCNN
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France detects first H5N8 bird flu case on farm - Reuters

Google News France - Fri, 2016-12-02 01:53

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France detects first H5N8 bird flu case on farm
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PARIS France has detected a case of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu on a duck farm in the southwest, the first on-farm outbreak of the virus in the European Union's biggest poultry breeder, the agriculture ministry said on Friday. The outbreak follows ...
France confirms second case of bird flu in a weekeuronews
France detects H5N8 bird flu on duck farmThe Daily Star

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Editorial: The Great Arch of Chernobyl

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2016-12-02 01:21
A huge steel arch has been moved over the radioactive wreckage of a Chernobyl reactor, a project in which many nations helped to raise funds.
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With Populist Anger Rising, Italy May Be Next Domino to Fall

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Fri, 2016-12-02 01:00
Italy could be the next domino to fall as populist anger sweeps through Europe and the United States, upending the political establishment.
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Trilobites: Four New Names Officially Added to the Periodic Table of Elements

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-12-01 23:26
Please welcome to the periodic table: Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine and Oganesson, discovered and then named by Japanese, Russian and American scientists.
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Lib Dems oust Zac Goldsmith in Richmond Park by-election

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 23:22
The Lib Dems cause a major upset in the Richmond Park by-election, overturning ex-Tory MP Zac Goldsmith's 23,015 majority.
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Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs dies aged 86

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 22:57
Actor Andrew Sachs, who played Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, has died at 86, his family confirms.
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Newspaper headlines: Chelsea 'hush money' claim & 'soft Brexit'

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 22:22
Two papers lead on the football abuse scandal - while the UK's exit from the EU is also covered.
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Chapecoense air crash: Pilot 'was warned over fuel'

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 22:13
The pilot of a plane that crashed in Colombia had been warned he might not have enough fuel, reports say.
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Europe Edition: François Hollande, Buzz Aldrin, Vladimir Putin: Your Friday Briefing

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-12-01 22:01
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Donald Trump vows 'consequences' for companies leaving US

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 21:52
President-elect Donald Trump warns companies of "consequences" if they leave the United States.
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Andrew Sachs, Hapless Waiter on the BBC Sitcom ‘Fawlty Towers,’ Dies at 86

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-12-01 21:45
His earnest yet bumbling character, Manuel, was regularly recruited into the schemes of the hotel owner Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese.
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Zac Goldsmith, Prominent ‘Brexit’ Advocate, Loses Election in London

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-12-01 21:36
The outcome highlighted some of the rancorous divisions in Britain over its looming departure from the European Union.
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Boris Johnson to back Donald Trump on Nato spending

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 20:49
Britain will support the US President-elect's campaign to get Nato countries to spend more on defence.
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More upsets

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 20:10
After the Richmond Park result, a look at some notable by-elections of the recent, and not-so-recent, past
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Italy's referendum: The scooter rider's guide

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 19:22
What's at stake in Sunday's Italian referendum? James Reynolds hopped on a scooter to find out.
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Understanding of Parkinson's 'transformed'

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 19:20
The brain disorder Parkinson's disease may actually start with bacteria living in the gut, according to scientists.
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Disabled bodybuilder: Weakness is a choice

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 19:11
Caleb Mutombo was born severely disabled and weighs less than 40kg but is a successful bodybuilder in South Africa.
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Trump names Gen James 'Mad Dog' Mattis as defence secretary

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 19:09
Donald Trump names ex-marine Gen James Mattis, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as defence secretary.
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Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

BBC News - Thu, 2016-12-01 18:59
The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade.
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