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French ski team boots Mikaela Shiffrin's boyfriend from Olympics over salty comments - Washington Post

Google News French - Mon, 2018-02-19 08:34

Washington Post

French ski team boots Mikaela Shiffrin's boyfriend from Olympics over salty comments
Washington Post
But Faivre took little solace in his country's overall achievement after the race, considering his seventh-place finish was last among the French contingent. “If you only knew what I think about the group collective,” Faivre told a reporter when asked ...

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GB curling teams boost semi-final hopes

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 07:47
Great Britain's curling teams improve their hopes of qualifying for the Winter Olympic semi-finals after narrow wins.
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Equatorial Guinea goes to UN over French case against president's ... - The Guardian

Google News French - Mon, 2018-02-19 07:31

The Guardian

Equatorial Guinea goes to UN over French case against president's ...
The Guardian
Vice-president Teodorin Obiang given suspended sentence for corruption and embezzlement.

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Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 07:17
The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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France tackles inequality with a bold revamp of its baccalaureate - Financial Times

Google News France - Mon, 2018-02-19 07:14

Financial Times

France tackles inequality with a bold revamp of its baccalaureate
Financial Times
Last week, Jean-Michel Blanquer, education minister, outlined the most ambitious reform of the bac since the 1960s. Mr Blanquer wants to reduce the number of subjects studied and encourage students to pick their specialities earlier, changes that would ...

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Tuition fees: Five myths busted

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 06:47
From escaping your student loan by moving abroad to whether it affects your chance of getting a mortgage.
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Chippendales: 'We don't feel objectified'

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 05:08
Chippendales dance captain discusses groping, objectification and the enjoyment of stripping.
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Elise Christie: How Steven Bradbury's incredible story could inspire GB skater

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 04:26
Why Great Britain's Elise Christie can take inspiration from the story of Australian gold medal winner Steven Bradbury.
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Winter Olympics: Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures 'nightmare' as dress comes undone

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 04:03
French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures her "worst nightmare" as her dress comes undone during a short dance routine.
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The Feminism of France's Minister for Gender Equality - The New Yorker

Google News France - Mon, 2018-02-19 03:01

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The Feminism of France's Minister for Gender Equality
The New Yorker
Last month, just before “Saturday Night Live” parodied Catherine Deneuve and Brigitte Bardot as wine-swilling reactionaries, Marlène Schiappa, a Frenchwoman with significantly greater authority on gender issues, made a quick visit to New York. Schiappa ...

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Reality Check: How does renting a home in the UK compare?

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 02:48
Home ownership among young people has plummeted. What protections do UK tenants have and what responsibilities do they face?
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Winter Olympics: The skier who brought his late brother with him to Pyeongchang

BBC News - Mon, 2018-02-19 01:45
"Team Lillis" hoped to one day watch all three brothers, Jonathon, 23, Chris, 19, and Mikey, 17, compete in the Olympic ariels competition.
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Still Making Art, and Sly Jokes, at Age 91

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2018-02-19 00:00
Geta Bratescu spent most of her career in obscurity in Communist Romania. Late in life she came to international recognition, and now has a major show in Los Angeles.
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Shannon Matthews: The unravelling of the truth

BBC News - Sun, 2018-02-18 23:42
Ten years on since the kidnapping hoax, has the full story been revealed?
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Winter Olympics: GB's Rowan Cheshire through to ski halfpipe final

BBC News - Sun, 2018-02-18 22:48
Watch Great Britain's Rowan Cheshire qualify for the women's ski halfpipe final - four years after an injury in training ended her chances of competing in Sochi.
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The Latest: Finland Olympic defenseman back after collision - WVNS-TV

Google News France - Sun, 2018-02-18 22:45

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The Latest: Finland Olympic defenseman back after collision
WVNS-TV
Finland defenseman Ronja Savolainen is back in the game, the very next period after a scary, face-first collision into the boards. Savolainen needed to be helped off the ice at the Gangneung Hockey Center as her legs dangled helplessly beneath her in ...

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Macron challenged over attitude to France's former colonies - The Guardian

Google News France - Sun, 2018-02-18 22:00

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Macron challenged over attitude to France's former colonies
The Guardian
Alain Mabanckou argues la francophonie allows France too much power over former colonies. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images. Alain Mabanckou, the acclaimed Congolose writer, has rejected Emmanuel Macron's project to boost French-speaking ...
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Catalan Politician Leaves for Switzerland Days Before Court Date

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sun, 2018-02-18 20:26
It is not clear whether Anna Gabriel, a leading separatist, will appear in Madrid this week to face possible charges of sedition and rebellion.
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New 50p Beatrix Potter coins released by the Royal Mint

BBC News - Sun, 2018-02-18 20:08
The designs will include the characters Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny and Mrs Tittlemouse.
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