Agnès Varda goes in search of the soul of
The Boston GlobeAgnès Varda goes in search of the soul of FranceThe Boston GlobeMore properly, Varda is intent on tracking down the soul of her country as it still exists in France's small towns and working-class inhabitants. The documentary is an absolute delight, but it has a faith in everyday folks that feels both stalwart and ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 7:04 pm
Rafael Nadal Clinches No. 1 Ranking With
New York TimesRafael Nadal Clinches No. 1 Ranking With Victory in FranceNew York TimesRafael Nadal during his win over Hyeon Chung on Wednesday in the Paris Masters, which will allow Nadal to end the year at No. 1. Credit Francois Mori/Associated Press. PARIS — Rafael Nadal will finish the year as the top-ranked player for the fourth time.and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 6:39 pm
France honors Sarasota legend -
YourObserver.comFrance honors Sarasota legendYourObserver.comFrance presented Andreone and WWII veteran Harold Stephens, of Ocala, with its highest distinction — the Order of the Legion of Honor medal, established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte to commend civilians and soldiers based on merit. At a ceremony at ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 9:43 am
Tens of thousands of people in France are
CNBCTens of thousands of people in France are demanding longer paternity leaveCNBCMore than 58,000 people in France have signed a petition demanding men receive more paternity leave following the birth of a child. The petition, addressed to French President Emmanuel Macron and three of his ministers, has asked that the current 11 ...Two years after the Paris attacks, France ends state of emergencyReutersFrance declares end to state of emergency almost two years after Paris terror attacksThe IndependentFrance's Labor Laws Should Protect People, Not JobsBloombergFRANCE 24 -Financial Times -Fox Newsall 143 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 6:58 am
Pope John Paul II statue at center of
Fox NewsPope John Paul II statue at center of France-Poland diplomatic ...Fox NewsA diplomatic feud between France and Poland has flared up after a top French court ordered a town to remove a cross form a statue of the late Pope Jean Paul II ...Unholy row breaks out in France after Breton town told to pull down crossThe Local FranceFrance and Poland clash over court ruling to remove cross from late Pope Jean Paul II statueTelegraph.co.ukFrench Catholics lash out at cross removalRFIall 17 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 2:58 am
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites
The clash between strictly-regulated industry professionals and companies in the sharing economy has become all-too-familiar in France, where the so-called "Uberisation" of the economy raises hackles First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:28 am
France Owed Russia $62M for Its Work on
PARIS — France faced a €55 million (US $62 million) bill to compensate Moscow paying for work to adapt Russian equipment that was shipped over and fitted on the two Mistral helicopter carriers recently bought back by the French government, a defense ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:52 am
Meet the CEO who offered his private jet to
The private jets of CEOs get a bad rap, frequently tossed about as prime examples of corporate largesse. This week, one was put to very good use. On Sunday, Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle lent his Dassault Falcon 2000EX -- which is owned by Boyle ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:01 am
This is how Internet users would change the
Obviously we love the Tour but some people just don’t see the appeal of watching the riders cycle for four hours just to see the stage decided in last 100 metres… weirdos. That’s why Reddit user killtheyolo posited the question “You can add one ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:07 am
The facts behind France’s most potent
In Marianne in Chains, his last book on Occupied France, Robert Gildea offered an original view of life in that country between 1940 and 1944, arguing that outside the cities it had not always been as bad, nor had the Vichy regime always been as ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:11 am