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French court fines easyJet over refusal to let disabled passenger board - The Guardian

Google News French - Thu, 2017-01-19 20:58

French court fines easyJet over refusal to let disabled passenger board
The Guardian
A French court on Thursday fined British low-cost airline easyJet €60,000 (£52,000) for having refused to allow a disabled passenger to board for “security” reasons. The criminal court in Bayonne, southern France, heard that staff at the budget carrier ...

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Martin McGuinness, an I.R.A Leader Who Later Embraced Ulster Politics, Says He’ll Retire

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 19:34
Mr. McGuinness, who resigned as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland earlier this month after an internal political dispute, announced his retirement on health grounds.
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‘Ask Me Anything’

BBC News - Thu, 2017-01-19 19:07
A transgender woman who offered people the chance to ask "invasive questions" on an internet forum has been overwhelmed by the response.
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Avalanche in Italy Buries Hotel, Leaving up to 30 Missing

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 18:08
The disaster came after earthquakes struck the region on Wednesday, prompting officials to close schools and the subway system in Rome as a precaution.
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Black marching band braves backlash

BBC News - Thu, 2017-01-19 18:01
The only black college marching band to play at the Trump inauguration reaches Washington, braving an intense backlash.
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Jonathan Head: Is Malaysia dragging its heels over MH370 search?

BBC News - Thu, 2017-01-19 17:10
Might the search for missing airliner MH370 resume, and if so who would pay for it?
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Born to move

BBC News - Thu, 2017-01-19 17:08
Many of the bosses at the World Economic Forum in Davos are not just obsessed by corporate success, but also physical fitness.
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'Martyrs of marriage'

BBC News - Thu, 2017-01-19 17:05
In India, where crimes against women are rampant, a female activist speaks up for harassed men.
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Who will succeed Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness?

BBC News - Thu, 2017-01-19 16:17
As Martin McGuinness steps down, who will take over as Sinn Féin's leader in Northern Ireland?
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Putting Art on a Pedestal in London

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 15:57
Models of five artworks, two of which are destined for London’s Fourth Plinth, a sculpture platform on Trafalgar Square, are now at the National Gallery.
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France's battered Socialists make last pitch to voters in primary debate - FRANCE 24

Google News France - Thu, 2017-01-19 15:57

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France's battered Socialists make last pitch to voters in primary debate
FRANCE 24
After five grueling years in power, they also sought to dispel the notion that France's fractured and deeply unpopular ruling party is a fading force. Polls suggest its candidate will fail to qualify for the second round of France's presidential ...
Hamon shown winning France's left-wing primaries debate: pollReuters
Hamon gets edge as France Socialists debate once moreDeutsche Welle
France's Socialist Primaries a Tight Race | News | teleSUR EnglishteleSUR English

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Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 15:42
Ben Hubbard, a Mideast correspondent for The Times, tags along with his wife, a storyteller who was invited to Davos as a “Cultural Leader.”
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Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a Complex Target

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 14:18
The globalized trade in vehicles, in which Detroit owns European brands and German cars come from Alabama, could make it hard to raise barriers.
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Wines of The Times: Corsican Reds, a Case Study in Wine Terroir

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 13:23
The influence and virtues of terroir may be denied in an academic vacuum, but the red wines of Corsica beg to differ.
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Julian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to U.S.

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 13:16
The founder of WikiLeaks said on Thursday he said he would go if his rights were “protected,” though he is not under public indictment by the United States.
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Reporter's Notebook: When Journalism Meets Civil Disobedience

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 11:26
I had gotten a decent man in trouble while pursuing a good story.
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Davos Elites See an ‘Abyss’: The Populist Surge Upending the Status Quo

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 11:02
The global elites, perplexed by the rise of populism threatening to upend globalization, have expressed worries over what the new political order will mean.
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Theresa May Says Britain Will Lead a New Era of Free Trade

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2017-01-19 10:34
It was a jarring note from the leader of a country leaving the world’s largest free-trade group. She also urged the Davos elite to seriously address inequality.
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France to allow under-18s to watch real sex in films - Daily Mail

Google News France - Thu, 2017-01-19 10:11

Daily Mail

France to allow under-18s to watch real sex in films
Daily Mail
Young people in France will soon be allowed to watch real sex scenes at the cinema, as the government relaxes its film classification laws. Culture minister Audrey Azoulay is set to announce that under-18s will no longer be automatically blocked from ...
France to allow under 18s to watch REAL sex scenes at the moviesThe Local France

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Six years after snub, France's Safran bags seatmaker Zodiac - Reuters

Google News France - Thu, 2017-01-19 10:02

Reuters

Six years after snub, France's Safran bags seatmaker Zodiac
Reuters
PARIS French aero engine maker Safran (SAF.PA) on Thursday launched a $9 billion agreed bid for seats manufacturer Zodiac Aerospace (ZODC.PA) to create the world's third-largest aerospace supplier as the industry bulks up to tackle record high output ...
France's Safran to Pay $9 Billion for Aircraft Seat Maker ZodiacYahoo Finance

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