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Mass ‘exodus’ of Jews from France probable as anti-Semitic attacks double … – RT


RT

Mass 'exodus' of Jews from France probable as anti-Semitic attacks double
RT
Leading Jewish thinkers in France are warning that a doubling of anti-Semitism in the country and an alarming rise in anti-Jewish violence may lead to a new mass “exodus.” “Jihadism and Nazism… are two faces of the same evil,” Moshe Kantor, head of
France wants to make Google and Facebook accountable for hate speechThe Verge
President Hollande To France's Jews: 'Your Place Is Here'Huffington Post
France's Jewish migrants face challenge of life in IsraelReuters
The Jewish Week -U.S. News & World Report
all 431 news articles »

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 7:55 pm

Fearless France – the muse of Paris couture – The Guardian


The Guardian

Fearless France – the muse of Paris couture
The Guardian
The words the designer Raf Simons used in praise of his teams in the Christian Dior ateliers after the haute couture show on Monday afternoon were interesting: “They have no fear,” he said. The petites mains, the craftspeople of haute couture, are the …

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 6:43 pm

5 suspected jihadi cell members arrested in France – CNN International


CNN International

5 suspected jihadi cell members arrested in France
CNN International
Since then, authorities in France and elsewhere have cracked down on suspected radical Islamists with links to the Paris attackers or to terror networks overseas. Cazeneuve on Tuesday reiterated the "full mobilization and determination" of French
Anti-jihadist raids net five in France, three in BelgiumReuters
French town of Lunel under spotlight after terrorism raidFRANCE 24
France detains 5 during counter-terrorism raid in LunelNew York Daily News
euronews -The Globe and Mail
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 6:16 pm

Anti-terror raids net 8 more suspects in France, Belgium – New York Post


New York Post

Anti-terror raids net 8 more suspects in France, Belgium
New York Post
BRUSSELS — Anti-terror raids in France and Belgium netted eight more suspects on Tuesday as Paris urged its European Union partners to step up the fight against terror financing with new measures to make transactions more transparent. Interior
France: EU must target anonymous money transfers to tackle militantsReuters
France urges EU crackdown on terror financingThe Denver Post

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 3:10 pm

No baby Nutella in France, but anything goes in Ontario – Toronto Star


Toronto Star

No baby Nutella in France, but anything goes in Ontario
Toronto Star
A child by any other name would sound as sweet. France recently banned parents from naming their children “Nutella” and “Fraise”. But in Ontario, parents have free rein to name their kids after whatever dessert they choose. A Consumer Services ministry …
Why France won't let you name your child 'Nutella'Washington Post (blog)
France Says You Can't Name Your Child “Nutella” or “Strawberry”Munchies_ Food by VICE
France Court Won't Let Parents Name Their Kid 'Nutella'Jezebel

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 3:05 pm

France: the birthplace of binge-drinking – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

France: the birthplace of binge-drinking
Telegraph.co.uk
I suggest you come to France. This is the greatest drinking country in the world. France has more of the planet's finest wines than anywhere else, an outstanding array of spirits, and is even getting the hang of beer. And, aside from visitors to

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 10:32 am

US Skier Living in France Dies in Avalanche in the Alps – ABC News


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US Skier Living in France Dies in Avalanche in the Alps
ABC News
A skier and mountaineer from Oregon died Friday after he was buried in an avalanche on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, his sister said. Dave Rosenbarger was alive when rescuers dug him out, but died at a hospital
Kiwi killed in avalancheStuff.co.nz
Oregon skier living in France dies in avalanche in the AlpsKXLY Spokane
France finds bodies of 6 skiers buried by avalanche in AlpsWashington Post

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 7:00 pm

Quantifying Social Division in France – New York Times


Quantifying Social Division in France
New York Times
PARIS — France is divided in two, at least so said Prime Minister Manuel Valls in an unusually explicit speech last Tuesday. Not just divided but, as he put it, separated by a “territorial, social, ethnic apartheid.” Those words came as a shock for a

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 6:03 pm

The Mill of Muslim Radicalism in France – New York Times


New York Times

The Mill of Muslim Radicalism in France
New York Times
Muslims account for about 7-10 percent of France's total population but around half of its prison population of 68,000. Muslims are even more numerous in facilities near large cities, particularly in maisons d'arrêt, which hold prisoners serving
France's ethnic apartheid: 'Separate Islamic societies' breed discontent Washington Times
Charlie Hebdo Raises The Question: Is Hate Speech Protected In France?Huffington Post
Anti-Semitic Attacks Double in France as Police Re-Arm in Wake of Charlie Breitbart News
Aquila Style -Seattle Globalist -The Daily Orange
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 9:06 am

France, Birthplace of Cinema, Is Losing Film Production to Its Neighbors – New York Times


New York Times

France, Birthplace of Cinema, Is Losing Film Production to Its Neighbors
New York Times
I trust you,” whispers Marie-France, a scheming receptionist played by Nathalie Baye, to a co-worker in a small, brightly lit office. As she walks out of the frame, a leather handbag slung over her shoulder, someone shouts “Coupez!” and the set of “La

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 9:50 am

France – France 24 – International News 24/7

French unemployment hits new record high in December

Unemployment in France rose by 0.2 percent, or 8,100 people, in December to reach a new record high, with a total of 3.496 million people claiming benefits, according to official statistics published on Tuesday.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 5:57 pm

French town of Lunel under spotlight after terrorism raid

French security forces arrested five people in anti-jihadist raids on Tuesday in Lunel, a small town in the south of France, from where at least ten young people have left for Syria.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 4:01 pm

‘France is your homeland’, Hollande tells French Jews

French President François Hollande announced tough new measures to combat anti-Semitism on Tuesday as he marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp with a visit to Paris’s Holocaust memorial.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:42 am

Frenchwoman freed from Mexico jail sues ex-president

A Frenchwoman who spent seven years in a Mexican prison for kidnapping before having her conviction quashed is suing a former president, ex-officials and a major TV network for a total of $36 million (€32 million), her lawyer said Monday.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 10:50 am

France to ban headphones in cars after road deaths spike

France is set to introduce a raft of road safety measures, including a ban on making mobile phone calls with headphones while driving, following the first rise in the number of traffic accidents in more than ten years.

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 9:54 am

French mayor ‘evicts’ first black Marianne statue

The small town of Frémainville is one of the few in France where a black-skinned Marianne statue adorns city hall. But the city’s new mayor is replacing the minority Marianne, claiming she does not represent the French republic.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:30 pm

Poll says 80% of French want a return to national service

Some 80 percent of the French population want a return to compulsory national service in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, and see it as a useful tool for giving alienated youngsters “Republican values”.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 10:45 am

Ten go on trial for ‘exploiting’ L’Oréal heiress Bettencourt

Ten people close to France’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt go on trial Monday charged with exploiting the frail L’Oréal heiress in an explosive drama that began with a family feud and put a president in the court’s crosshairs.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 7:50 am

French aid worker freed in Central African Republic

French aid worker Claudia Priest has been released after being kidnapped in the Central African Republic (CAR) earlier this week, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 6:06 pm

Hollande at Davos calls for big business to fight terror

French President François Hollande on Friday used the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to call for states and big business to work together in the fight against terrorism, just two weeks after a series of bloody attacks in Paris.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 4:23 pm