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Emmanuel's Best Friend: French President Adopts Rescue Dog
Offbeat  (tags: France, president, shelter dog, adoption )

Sinikka
- 107 days ago - cbc.ca
Nemo, a Labrador-griffon cross, makes first public appearance on steps of Elysee Palace today.
URGENT - PETITION - Say NO to the Closure of Lyon's Museum of Textiles & Decorative Arts
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Lyon, France, museum, textiles, decorative arts, Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratif, heritage, history )

Evelyn
- 152 days ago - change.org
This museum has approx 2.5 million textile objects covering 4.5 thousand years of history. Its closure would be a massive loss to world as well as French heritage. (Lyon was a major capital of silk weaving.)
Nice: The 'Heartbreaking' Picture of the Attack
Offbeat  (tags: Nice Attack, Bastille Day, France, Europe )

Ray
- 515 days ago - bbc.co.uk
[Warning: this story contains a distressing image], It is a picture that for many came to symbolise the devastation of the attack in Nice: a doll lying on the street next to a covered body.
Nice Attack: Lorry Driver Confirmed as Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel
Offbeat  (tags: Nice Attack, Lorry Driver ID, Nice, France, Europe )

Ray
- 516 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The driver of a lorry that killed 84 people in an attack in the French city of Nice has been confirmed as Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31.
Nice Attack: What We Know of the Bastille Day Killings
Offbeat  (tags: Nice Attack, Bastille Day, France )

Ray
- 516 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The lorry was finally brought to a stop opposite a luxury hotel: police had raked the windscreen with bullets, The killing of 84 people celebrating Bastille Day is the worst attack on France since the 13 November attacks 2015.
Nice Attack: UK Must Redouble Efforts on Terror - May
Offbeat  (tags: Nice Attack, Terrorism, France, Terrorism Alert. May UK )

Ray
- 517 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Prime Minister Theresa May said the UK must redouble its efforts to defeat terrorism, as she condemned the "brutal murderers" behind the Nice attack.
Nice Attack: Tears, Sympathy and Open Doors on Social Media
Offbeat  (tags: Nice Attack, Social Media, France, Europe )

Ray
- 517 days ago - bbc.co.uk
First there was #JeSuisCharlie, then #JeSuisParis and now #JeSuisNice has emerged on social media in response to an attack in the southern French city of Nice that has left at least 80 people dead and many injured.
Attack in Nice: Many Dead as Lorry Hits Crowd
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Attack, Bastille Day celebrations, Nice, France, Europe )

Ray
- 517 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A lorry has struck a crowd after Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, killing at least 80 people, including children, and injuring dozens, officials say.
Battle of the Somme: Royals at Somme Centenary Commemoration
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, Battle of the Somme, Centenary, Ceremony, France, Europe )

Ray
- 531 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thousands of people, including members of the Royal Family, have attended a ceremony in France to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
The Most Beautiful Places in France
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, interesting, travel, culture, France, society, off-beat )

Connie
- 634 days ago - cntraveler.com
I hope to get there someday.
JR East Begins Sales of 'Ekiben' Boxed Meals at Paris Station
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, France, Paris, ekiben, lunch box, railways )

Naoko
- 652 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
East Japan Railway Co. has opened a pop-up shop for ekiben (train boxed meals) at Paris station Gare de Lyon in an effort to promote Japanese food culture globally from one of the world's gourmet capitals.
Chef Alain Ducasse Has Removed All Meat From the Menu at His Eponymous Paris Restaurant
Offbeat  (tags: france, ducasse, meat, free, good news, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 725 days ago - independent.co.uk
Alain Ducasse is to French cuisine what Ronseal is to fence paint. No one can really match Alain, he of 18 Michelin stars. He is the rum in the rum baba, the foie gras spread thick, the very essence of Gallic culinary joie de vivre.
Paris Attacks: Obama Pays Respects at Bataclan Theatre
Offbeat  (tags: Paris attacks, Obama, respect, France, Europe )

Ray
- 745 days ago - bbc.co.uk
US President Barack Obama has visited the scene of the Bataclan theatre attack in Paris, after arriving in the city for the UN climate change summit.
Shoe Protest Held in Paris Against Banning of Climate March   video
Offbeat  (tags: Shoe Protest, Paris, France, banned rallies, Place de la Republique, Global March )

Dandelion
- 746 days ago - youtube.com
Thousands of pairs of shoes were placed on the ground as part of an installation at Place de la Republique in Paris on Sunday in protest against the banning of the Global March for Climate that was due to be held in the capital later that day.
 

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