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You Don’t Need Glasses to See the Message – New York Times


New York Times

You Don't Need Glasses to See the Message
New York Times
Instead, they continued, “You could have been an ambassador for French glasses and witness to the dynamism of our sector in France and beyond.” They invited him to meet them at the Salon Mondiale de l'Optique at the end of September to check out their …
François Hollande's baby steps of reform in FranceFinancial Times
The shame of FranceAlternative Information Center (AIC) (blog)

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 7:59 am

The Epic 2200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating – NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

The Epic 2200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating
NPR (blog)
The famously grueling cycling race involves about 2,200 miles of furious pedaling, huge mountain climbs and downhill sprints at 50-plus miles per hour. But the Tour de France, now in its final days, is also an epic marathon of eating. The cyclists now …

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 3:13 am

Nibali Still Leads the Pack as Fast Food Fails to Help the Vuelta Winner – New York Times


New York Times

Nibali Still Leads the Pack as Fast Food Fails to Help the Vuelta Winner
New York Times
PLA D'ADET SKI STATION, France — Vincenzo Nibali, the leader of the Tour de France, may seem invincible at the moment, but Chris Horner knows how to beat him. Last year, Horner crushed Nibali in the mountains to become the first American to win the …
Rafal Majka has a good time winning Tour de France's 17th stageLos Angeles Times
Rafal Majka wins stage 17 of Tour de France for Team Tinkoff-SaxoThe Guardian
Majka grabs stage 17 win at Tour de Francevelonews.competitor.com

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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:41 am

NASCAR Chairman Brian France won’t listen to ‘one voice’ for owners – SportingNews.com


USA TODAY

NASCAR Chairman Brian France won't listen to 'one voice' for owners
SportingNews.com
NASCAR Chairman Brian France doesn't see the need for the Race Team Alliance, and he pledged Monday to continue to talk to all owners individually about their concerns. Speaking on SiriusXM's NASCAR channel Monday afternoon, France addressed …
NASCAR's Brian France says Race Team Alliance unnecessaryUSA TODAY
NASCAR's Brian France on Race Team Alliance: 'We didn't think it was necessary'FOXSports.com

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:30 pm

"Gas the Jews": Anti-Semitic Protesters Loot Shops, Burn Cars In France’s … – Town Hall


Town Hall

"Gas the Jews": Anti-Semitic Protesters Loot Shops, Burn Cars In France's
Town Hall
Sarcelles, France is a suburban city located just north of Paris. It is known as “Little Jerusalem” to Jewish residents, who say the community feels like home. Unfortunately, the neighborhood is now the latest victim of anti-Semitic rioting. This past
Germany, France and Italy Condemn Anti-Semitic Protesters After Violent ClashesNewsweek
Gaza protests: 'France imported the Mideast conflict a long time ago'FRANCE 24
Foreign ministers of France, Germany and Italy condemn antisemitic protestsThe Guardian
ABC News -BBC News
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:43 pm

British inventor builds giant ‘fart machine’ to fire at France – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

British inventor builds giant 'fart machine' to fire at France
Telegraph.co.uk
Colin Furze, a plumber and inventor from Stamford, Lincolnshire, has begun building the biggest fart machine ever, which he plans to place on top of the cliffs of Dover and aim across the Channel towards France. His hope is that the French, 21 miles
British inventor and YouTube star Colin Furze working on a fart gun to shoot Metro
Man builds 'biggest fart machine ever,' plans to aim it at FranceThe Week Magazine
Guy builds biggest fart machine ever to fart at France with itGizmodo
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:06 pm

Tour de France rider shoves team employee after crash – USA TODAY


Tour de France rider shoves team employee after crash
USA TODAY
Another day at the Tour de France, another collision between a cyclist and someone getting in the way. This time, though, fans crowding the course weren't to blame. Australian rider Luke Durbridge was climbing in the Pyrenees during Wednesday's Stage
Luke Durbridge apologises for Tour de France scuffleThe Australian

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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:01 pm

Amid Sanctions, France in Warship Sale to Russia – ABC News


Voice of America

Amid Sanctions, France in Warship Sale to Russia
ABC News
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said an arms embargo on Russia was discussed Tuesday, pushed for by the UK and others, but that EU members only agreed to restrictions on "future contracts" — meaning France would get to go ahead …
France needs support to cancel the misbegotten Mistral saleFinancial Times
France hits back after UK condemns Russia Mistral ship dealRT
France Criticized for Warships Contract with MoscowVoice of America
Business Insider -Bloomberg
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Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:01 am

10 Tours and 205 Tries Later, Australian Wins a Stage – New York Times


New York Times

10 Tours and 205 Tries Later, Australian Wins a Stage
New York Times
BAGNÈRES-DE-LUCHON, France — Michael Rogers has many cycling titles to his name, including three world time trial championships. But it took until his 10th Tour de France for him to win a stage of the sport's most prominent event. By his count, Rogers …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 11:21 pm

Fires of Hatred in France – New York Times


Fires of Hatred in France
New York Times
Thousands of demonstrators marched peacefully in France on Saturday in support of Palestinians in Gaza. In Strasbourg, in Lyon, in Avignon and in Marseille, there was no violence. Not so in Paris. After a demonstration on July 13 led to a confrontation …

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:31 am

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France charges Swiss bank UBS with tax fraud

France charged UBS with tax fraud on Wednesday for allegedly helping French clients hide money in Switzerland, judicial sources said. The Swiss bank is also suspected of using dual accounts to hide the flow of capital into Switzerland.

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 6:07 am

In pictures: Thousands march for Gaza peace in Paris

Pro-Palestinian protesters took to the streets of Paris once more on Wednesday to march against Israel’s military assault on the Gaza Strip, the first authorised demonstration since a July 13 rally ended in clashes.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:52 pm

Gaza protests: ‘France imported the Mideast conflict a long time ago’

The conflict raging in Gaza has spilled over into France, with pro-Palestinian rallies descending into violent clashes. The director of a prominent think tank tells FRANCE 24 the problem has been brewing on French soil for decades.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:04 pm

Defying UK, France to proceed with warships sale to Russia

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius responded with a strong dose of sarcasm to British criticism of France’s planned sale of two warships to Russia, saying the UK should put its own house in order before criticising others.

Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:01 am

PSG punished by UEFA for abuse of disabled Chelsea fans

French club Paris Saint-Germain will be forced to close part of their stadium for one match as punishment for their supporters’ abuse of disabled Chelsea fans during a recent European tie, UEFA announced Tuesday.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:15 pm

France gives go-ahead to pro-Palestinian Paris rally

French authorities have given the green light for a pro-Palestine demonstration to be held in Paris on Wednesday, despite previous protests descending into violence.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:36 pm

French Jews mourn French-Israeli soldier killed in Gaza

Around 300 people paid their last respects on Monday in the city of Lyon to Jordan Bensemhoun, a staff sergeant in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) who moved to Israel from France six years ago.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 2:38 pm

A call for harmony in riot-hit ‘Little Jerusalem’ Paris suburb

Religious leaders gathered for an interfaith service in the Paris suburb of Sarcelles a day after Jewish-owned businesses and a synagogue were attacked during Sunday’s banned demonstration against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:42 am

Hollande says French warship delivery will ‘depend on Russia’s attitude’

French President François Hollande on Monday said the decision on whether to deliver a second Mistral warship to Russia will “depend on Moscow’s attitude” over the Ukraine crisis amid mounting US-UK opposition to the deal.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 3:31 am

An ‘explosion of violence’: French press reacts to Gaza protests

The French press has reacted with a mixture of alarm and condemnation over the descent into violence of two pro-Palestinian demonstrations in the country over the weekend.

Posted on 21 July 2014 | 7:30 pm