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French MPs vote for mandatory EU flags in classrooms | Euronews

French MPs vote for mandatory EU flags in classrooms | Euronews | Living in France | Scoop.it
"Schools are not barracks," said one MP critical of the move.
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Facebook Group of French Journalists Harassed Women for Years - The New York Times

Facebook Group of French Journalists Harassed Women for Years - The New York Times | Living in France | Scoop.it
The private Facebook group, called the Ligue du LOL, was behind waves of online mockery of women in journalism, often those who were feminists.
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Focus - French language steadily losing ground in Canada

Focus - French language steadily losing ground in Canada | Living in France | Scoop.it
Canada's French-speaking minority is sounding the alarm: the French language has been in steady decline for the past 30 years. But recently the drop has been even steeper, even in Quebec province, Canada's Francophone stronghold.
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Airbus will shutter its A380 production line from 2021 • The Register

Airbus will shutter its A380 production line from 2021 • The Register | Living in France | Scoop.it
No new superjumbos after that date, confirms CEO...
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Interview with a French Yellow Vest protester: "We will fight until the elites fall"

Interview with a French Yellow Vest protester: "We will fight until the elites fall" | Living in France | Scoop.it
Exclusive interview with a Yellow Vest in Paris by Swedish journalist and writer Katerina Janouch with Yellow Vest 'Pierre'.
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OPINION: Do the French deserve France? - The Local

OPINION: Do the French deserve France? - The Local | Living in France | Scoop.it
The French, and in particular yellow vest protestors, moan about inequality but the figures show that their country is a world leader in wealth redistribution, says economist Michel Cicurel of investment group La Maison.
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Gender equality, a G7 priority

Gender equality, a G7 priority | Living in France | Scoop.it
Since 1 January 2019, France has officially taken over the G7 presidency for one year. The President of the Republic has pledged that combating inequality will top the French Presidency's agenda, with precedence primarily being...
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What two French words teach us about demographic and social change

What two French words teach us about demographic and social change | Living in France | Scoop.it
A study of the changing use of French vowels highlights how capital cities influence everything about a culture, including language.
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Apple reportedly settles French tax bill

Apple reportedly settles French tax bill | Living in France | Scoop.it
French magazine L'Express reports the firm paid nearly £440m tax in a secret pact late last year.
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French Gov’t Roll out ‘Anti-Riot’ Law to Ban ‘Troublemakers’ from Protesting

French Gov’t Roll out ‘Anti-Riot’ Law to Ban ‘Troublemakers’ from Protesting | Living in France | Scoop.it
The French government are preparing to roll out a new "anti-riot" law designed to ban "troublemakers" from participating in protests.
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French city to shut down jihad-preaching mosque to “thwart possible terrorist attacks”

French city to shut down jihad-preaching mosque to “thwart possible terrorist attacks” | Living in France | Scoop.it
"Fearing potential terrorist attacks, the south-eastern city of Grenoble will temporarily close a mosque in which imams were allegedly calling for 'armed jihad.' Over 400 worshippers attended the mosque each day....Last year, it emerged that mosques in Aix-en-Provence, Sartrouville and Marseille...
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Memo suggests French intelligence knew about attack on Rwandan president in lead up to genocide

Memo suggests French intelligence knew about attack on Rwandan president in lead up to genocide | Living in France | Scoop.it
Radio France and the news site Mediapart published on Wednesday excerpts of a memo from the DGSE – the French equivalent of MI6 and the CIA – which seems to refute the idea that they knew nothing of the Rwandan genocide as it began to unfold.
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Chinese Tipplers Thumb Noses at French Wines - Caixin Global

Chinese Tipplers Thumb Noses at French Wines - Caixin Global | Living in France | Scoop.it
Chinese Tipplers Thumb Noses at French Wines - French exports to China tumble 14.4% as consumers turn to alternatives from countries like Chile, Spain...
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Homemade French Onion Dip

First off, I feel that I have to admit that I am 100% in on store-bought French onion...
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Is Chinese passion for French wine a threat to its future? - Culture

Is Chinese passion for French wine a threat to its future? - Culture | Living in France | Scoop.it
Paris is holding a massive trade fair this week, showcasing France&rsquo;s most famous export. The prestige of French wine attracts investors from afar, trying to copy France&rsquo;s expertise and, some fear, take it away.
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La Saint-Valentin : French Reading practice

La Saint-Valentin : French Reading practice | Living in France | Scoop.it
An interactive French Reading exercise about Reading with clickable translations and Celebrate Valentine's Day with this funny video about interpreting gestures on a first date. quizzes.Try Kwiziq French for this and hundreds more French Reading exercises...
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French students starting to mobilise against climate inaction – EURACTIV.com

French students starting to mobilise against climate inaction – EURACTIV.com | Living in France | Scoop.it
In Paris, it is French students rather than secondary school pupils who are mobilising for the youth climate march, a movement which is slowly gaining momentum in France. EURACTIV France reports.
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French Valentine's Day Vocabulary - Lawless French Love Language

French Valentine's Day Vocabulary - Lawless French Love Language | Living in France | Scoop.it
Learn some French vocabulary related to the romantic celebration of la Saint-Valentin.- Lawless French...
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Italian and French relations are falling apart fast. Here's why

Italian and French relations are falling apart fast. Here's why | Living in France | Scoop.it
The French and Italian relationship has deteriorated markedly since the formation of the Italian coalition government in June 2018.
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Danish chef crowned winner of top French culinary award

Danish chef crowned winner of top French culinary award | Living in France | Scoop.it
Scandinavian nations landed a gastronomic clean sweep Wednesday as Danish chef Kenneth Toft-Hansen won the prestigious Bocuse d'Or, France's prestigious culinary competition.
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Disney Will Host Its First Official LGBTQ Pride Event This Summer

Disney Will Host Its First Official LGBTQ Pride Event This Summer | Living in France | Scoop.it
Disneyland Paris will host “Magical Pride” on June 1, the first day of Pride Month.
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Apple solemnly agrees to pay France $570m in back taxes, turns to camera, gives us a wink • The Register

Apple solemnly agrees to pay France $570m in back taxes, turns to camera, gives us a wink • The Register | Living in France | Scoop.it
Think we may just get away with this one, eh mes amies?
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BNP Paribas earnings q4 2018

BNP Paribas earnings q4 2018 | Living in France | Scoop.it
French lender BNP Paribas is not looking to merge with other banks despite some challenges at its corporate and institutional banking arms, its chief financial officer told CNBC Wednesday.
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French car booking start-up to take on Uber with London launch

French car booking start-up to take on Uber with London launch | Living in France | Scoop.it
French car-booking start-up Chauffeur Priv&eacute; will expand to London under a new name in a bid to take on Uber.
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