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French Baccalaureate Results

French Baccalaureate Results | Living in France | Scoop.it
I. Context The French Baccalaureate (BAC) is the final exam all French students must pass to graduate from high school. Not only is it necessary to graduate, but a student's performance on the BAC is the American equivalent to one's performance on the ACT/SAT for college applications.
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Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jewish collector's heirs

Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jewish collector's heirs | Living in France | Scoop.it
Germany on Tuesday returned a painting looted by the Nazis to the heirs of French Jewish politician and resistance leader Georges Mandel.The portr...
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French Alps skiers rescued in dramatic helicopter manoeuvre

French Alps skiers rescued in dramatic helicopter manoeuvre | Living in France | Scoop.it
The pilot lowered the tilted helicopter until its nose was almost touching the snow.
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Crew of disappeared French fighter confirmed dead

Crew of disappeared French fighter confirmed dead | Living in France | Scoop.it
A pilot and a navigator of a French fighter plane that disappeared on the French-Swiss border have been declared dead.
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Yellow Vest protesters call for run on French banks

Yellow Vest protesters call for run on French banks | Living in France | Scoop.it
Yellow Vest protesters have urged supporters to withdraw their money from French banks en masse on Friday in a deliberate attempt to disrupt “the system”. Yet despite the threat, financial institutions appear unconcerned.
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French rugby in mourning again as fourth young player dies in eight months - Wales Online

French rugby in mourning again as fourth young player dies in eight months - Wales Online | Living in France | Scoop.it
23-year-old Nathan Soyeux passed away after being injured in a tackle back in November...
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Buy Bitcoin! French Yellow Vests Start Bank Run

Buy Bitcoin! French Yellow Vests Start Bank Run | Living in France | Scoop.it
The French Yellow Vest movement is attempting to start a run on the banks. This had led many to claim that Bitcoin (BTC) is the answer.
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Georges Loinger: French hero who saved Jews in WW2 dies

Georges Loinger: French hero who saved Jews in WW2 dies | Living in France | Scoop.it
Georges Loinger's inventiveness saved hundreds of children during World War Two.
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NTR invests €35m in French wind farm market | BreakingNews.ie

NTR invests €35m in French wind farm market | BreakingNews.ie | Living in France | Scoop.it
NTR has made a move into the French renewable energy market with the purchase of two wind farm projects for a combined investment of over €35m.
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“Flag of shame”: Video of French protesters tearing down EU flag goes viral

“Flag of shame”: Video of French protesters tearing down EU flag goes viral | Living in France | Scoop.it
During the seventh consecutive weekend of yellow vest protests in Paris, a group of protesters can be seen taking down the EU flag.
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French hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children dies aged 108 | The Times of Israel

French hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children dies aged 108 | The Times of Israel | Living in France | Scoop.it
Jewish resistance fighter Georges Loinger helped smuggle kids across the French border into Switzerland...
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French security services investigate Russian role in yellow vests movement

French security services investigate Russian role in yellow vests movement | Living in France | Scoop.it
Intelligence and security services in France are investigating whether Russian involvement on social media and other platforms is playing a role in amplifying the so-called ‘yellow vests’ movement.
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Police officer draws gun at Paris protest - BBC News

"Yellow Vest" protesters and police clashed in the French capital Paris on Saturday night. The protesters hurled objects at police and chased after them when...
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Pilot pulls off incredible landing to rescue injured skier on the French Alps - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Pilot pulls off incredible landing to rescue injured skier on the French Alps - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Living in France | Scoop.it
A helicopter pilot pulls off a precision landing to rescue an injured skier on the French Alps, with video showing the aircraft's rotor blades spinning close to the mountainside at altitude above 2,000 metres.
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FRENCH PRISONS: INCUBATORS OF TERROR“GANGSTER-JIHADISTE” - THE NEWEST WORD IN FRENCH.

FRENCH PRISONS: INCUBATORS OF TERROR“GANGSTER-JIHADISTE” - THE NEWEST WORD IN FRENCH. | Living in France | Scoop.it
FRENCH PRISONS: INCUBATORS OF TERROR“Gangster-Jihadiste” - the newest word in French. January 10, 2019 Stephen Brown “Yes, radical Islam is rampant in prison. No one is ignoring it, but the situation continues even though, slowly but surely, [the situation]...
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The House by the Sea review: A treat for fans of French art house movies

The House by the Sea review: A treat for fans of French art house movies | Living in France | Scoop.it
Dir: Robert Guédiguian; Starring: Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gérard Meylan, Jacques Boudet, Anaïs Demoustier, Robinson Stévenin. Cert 12A, 107 mins With the deaths of Eric Rohmer, Claude Chabrol and their contemporaries, a tradition in French filmmaking seemed to be disappearing.
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Clashes erupt as France's 'yellow vests' stage fresh protests

Police use tear gas grenades and water cannons near the Arc de Triomphe to dispel yellow vest protesters who are staging fresh protests in Paris against Fren...
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Protesters clad in yellow vests take to London streets

Protesters clad in yellow vests take to the streets of London, demanding a Tory ouster and a general election. 'Yellow vest' protests have erupted in many ci...
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Pilot flies within inches of mountainside to rescue injured French skier - National | Globalnews.ca

Pilot flies within inches of mountainside to rescue injured French skier - National | Globalnews.ca | Living in France | Scoop.it
A video shows the pilot's incredible act of precision to put only the front of the helicopter's right ski down on the steep mountain slope....
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French watchdog fines Bouygues for data security breach

French watchdog fines Bouygues for data security breach | Living in France | Scoop.it
PARIS, France (Reuters) - French data privacy watchdog CNIL on Thursday fined telecoms company Bouygues 250,000 euros ($284,825.00) for a security breach that affected the personal data of around two million clients for over two years.
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French 'yellow vests' spark copycats and fakes abroad

French 'yellow vests' spark copycats and fakes abroad | Living in France | Scoop.it
The “yellow vest” revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad — as well a swarm of fake reports. AFP’s fact-checking service sorts the real from the imagined: – Copycat protests – The month-long French demonstrations, which have led to repeated rioting in...
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Woman threatened with murder after saying Islam should submit to French laws and criticism

Woman threatened with murder after saying Islam should submit to French laws and criticism | Living in France | Scoop.it
Moroccan-French journalist Zineb El Rhazoui says she has received death and rape threats for saying "innoccous" things like: "Islam has to submit to French laws, humour, reason and any form of criticism just like any other ideology, sect or religion".
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UK to spend £108m on no-deal ferries

UK to spend £108m on no-deal ferries | Living in France | Scoop.it
French, Danish and UK firms will provide capacity for 4,000 more lorries a week to cross the Channel.
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French generals accuse Macron of 'treason'

French generals accuse Macron of 'treason' | Living in France | Scoop.it
(Infowars) A group of French military generals have written an open letter to Emmanuel Macron accusing the French President of committing “treason” by signing the UN migration pact.The pact, which was signed by 164 nations on Monday, including France, is not legally binding but greases the skids ...
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Glenturret distillery bought by French winemaker

Glenturret distillery bought by French winemaker | Living in France | Scoop.it
Edrington has sold the Glenturret distillery, home of The Famous Grouse Scotch whisky, to French wine producer Art & Terroir for an undisclosed sum...
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