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Aston Villa interested in Slimani

Added: 17.01.2020 15:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

According to a recent report from Sky Sports News, Aston Villa are interested in the possibility of trying to sign Leicester City forward Islam Slimani. The striker is currently on loan at French club Monaco, but with Villa doing everything in their power to try and bring in a few new faces to the club, [...]

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Louis Vuitton just bought the world's second-biggest diamond

Added: 17.01.2020 11:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Louis Vuitton has just bought the world's second-largest diamond, another sign of the French brand's ambitions in the luxury jewelry market.

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The club from Reunion causing a stir in France

Added: 16.01.2020 17:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

They are minnows located 6,000 miles from France but former Blackpool player Elliot Grandin hopes his Reunion side can continue their run in the French Cup.

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CES 2020: Bite-to-clean Y-Brush toothbrush takes 10 seconds

Added: 16.01.2020 17:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

A French start-up aims to radically cut the amount of time people require to clean their teeth.

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A new 'cool' blue

Added: 16.01.2020 12:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

Throughout history, people have sought vibrant blue pigments. The Egyptians and Babylonians used lapis lazuli 6,000 years ago. In 1802, a French chemist synthesized cobalt blue. More recently, in 2009 scientists discovered YInMn Blue, otherwise known as ''Oregon Blue.'' But most of these pigments have limitations in terms of cost, stability, color or toxicity. Now, researchers report a new class of 'cool' blue colorants that are inexpensive, durable and more environmentally friendly.

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Union protests continue despite Macron's compromise

Added: 16.01.2020 12:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

French transport strikes continued for a 42nd day on Wednesday as a government compromise over the national retirement age failed to persuade some trade unions to call off the disruptions that have rocked the country. On Wednesday, three important French ports - Marseille, Le Havre and La Rochelle - were totally blocked. Air traffic controllers also joined the strike, which Air France said would cause moderate interruptions in medium- and short-haul flights through Thursday. Since early December, trade unions have protested President Emmanuel Macron's controversial plans to update France's famously byzantine retirement system, under which 42 separate schemes govern different types of public...

Ghosn says French envoy told him Nissan was turning against him

Added: 15.01.2020 4:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, speaking in Beirut after his dramatic escape from Japanese justice, said on Tuesday that the French ambassador had warned him shortly after his arrest that his own company was plotting against him.


Renault shares fall on worries Nissan alliance doomed without Ghosn

Added: 13.01.2020 15:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Renault shares hit six-year lows on Monday as investors worried the French automaker's 20-year cost-sharing alliance with Nissan is headed for a break-up without Carlos Ghosn to hold it together.


Victims of paedophile priest face attacker in court for first time

Added: 13.01.2020 12:12 | 2 views | 0 comments

The victims of a paedophile priest at the heart of the biggest scandal to hit the Catholic church will face their attacker in a French court. Bernard Preynat, 74, who has been defrocked, is believed to have sexually abused scores of boys over a 30-year period, many of them while they attended catechism classes or Boy Scout camps he ran. Even after he admitted he was “sick” and had a problem with children, he was allowed to...

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U.S. Champagne drinkers should expect costs to pop with new tariffs

Added: 13.01.2020 11:14 | 2 views | 0 comments

Lovers of Champagne and other French sparkling wines should brace for big cost increases if the United States makes good on a threat to impose 100% tariffs on French goods in a dispute over the country's planned digital services tax.


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