Tag: France

Japan’s Olympics Chief Faces Corruption Charges in France

LONDON — The president of Japan’s Olympic Committee has been indicted on corruption charges in France, following an investigation into the bidding process that led to Tokyo being awarded the Summer Games it is preparing to host next year. Tsunekazu Takeda, a former Olympian who is also the chairman of […]

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Teen self-injects verses from the Bible and the Koran that have been transposed into DNA

In The first injection in a human being of macromolecules whose primary structure was developed from a religious text a French 16 year old named Adrien Locatelli describes how he paid Vector Builder $1300 to transcode verses from the Bible and the Koran into macromolecules and then injected one verse into each leg (the […]

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Showing: Emily Mae Smith @ Consortium Museum

A couple weeks ago in Dijon, France, the Consortium Museum opened the first ever institutional exhibition devoted to Emily Mae Smith. Bringing together about forty artworks made between 2014 and 2018 from private collections, the show gives a nice overview of the American artist’s recent output. Enjoy some more photos below but the video is a must […]

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Pictures: Yellow Vests Return to Paris to Protest Macron’s Globalist Government

Several hundred anti-Macron Yellow Vest protesters returned to Paris and other French cities Saturday to continue their now two-month-long demonstration against the French government. Launched in November over French President Macron’s attempt to pursue green policies by making car ownership unaffordable through punitive fuel taxes, the Yellow Vest movement has since transformed into a broader […]

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The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn was tired. At 64 years old, the chairman of an auto empire that spanned several continents and included Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi wasn’t bouncing back from jet lag the way he used to. Melatonin wasn’t working anymore, and he had bouts of insomnia, phoning his children in the […]

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Farage: UK Must ‘Stand Up to EU and France’ to End Channel Migrant Crisis

Brexit campaign leader Nigel Farage has demanded the Government “stands up to the EU and to France” to bring the Channel migrant crisis under control The Leave Means Leave co-chairman and former UKIP chief urged Home Secretary Sajid Javid to “ignore the civil service, the free movement lobby, and the EU itself and get a […]

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Pictures: France Yellow Vests March on ‘Collaborator’ Mainstream Media Headquarters

Anti-government protesters turned out in Paris and other French cities for the seventh Saturday running, as activists called for direct democracy — to take power out of the hands of political elite — and protested against the mainstream media. As in previous weeks, many protestors carried placards with the abbreviation ‘R.I.C.’ — “Citizens’ Initiative Referendum”, a […]

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The Rough Year Ahead for France

What’s next for France after the autumn revolt of the YellowVests? President Macron has already made significant concessions to theprotesters, including an extra 100 euros a month for those earning the 1500-europer month minimum wage and suspension of a surtax on many pensioners. Thus farhe’s been rewarded with continued unrest […]

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Forget the Carbon Tax for Now

PARIS — The angry graffiti have been blasted off the Arc de Triomphe with water jets, leaving unnaturally white patches scarring the base of France’s national monument. The husks of incinerated cars have been cleared from the streets, the glass from shattered store windows swept up. The government has taken […]

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Charlie Hebdo Journalist: ‘Islam Must Submit to Criticism’

Charlie Hebdo journalist Zineb El Rhazoui has received rape and death threats for saying “Islam must submit to criticism”. The journalist, who has lived under police protection since a number of her colleagues at the satirical magazine were murdered by radical Islamic terrorist for satirising the Prophet Mohammed, said she has received “Insults, racist insults, [and] […]

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The Question for France: Where Do the Yellow Vests Go From Here?

PARIS — The Yellow Vest tornado has created a political vacuum in France. The government of President Emmanuel Macron is weakened. The opposition parties are discredited. And the populist uprising itself proclaims its disdain for politics. Who or what will fill that void is now the biggest question facing France. […]

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Teenage ‘biohacker’ injects himself with DNA translations of the Bible and Koran

The relentless march of technology has made it possible for people do some interesting things to their own bodies, but injecting potentially harmful DNA just to see what happens is definitely near the top of the list of things you should never do. That didn’t matter to high school student Adrien Locatelli of Grenoble, France. […]

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Israel Prepares for Mass Immigration of French Jews

TEL AVIV – Israel is launching a government-wide initiative to encourage as many as 200,000 French Jews to immigrate to Israel, Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett announced Wednesday. Concerned about their future in France in light of a series of Islamic terrorist attacks in recent years, as well as a rise in anti-Semitic incidents in […]

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Allergan Halts Sales in Europe of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

Breast implants made by Allergan that have been linked to an uncommon form of cancer are being taken off the market in Europe, French authorities announced on Tuesday. The implants, which have a textured or slightly roughened surface, rather than a smooth covering, cannot be manufactured or sold in Europe […]

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Macron Losing Police: Interior Minister Meets Unions as Cops Complain of Cuts, Strain, Threaten ‘Go Slow’

PARIS (AP) – France’s interior minister is to meet with representatives of police unions, following complaints about strained resources in the wake of five straight weekends of violent protests. Christophe Castaner has said on Twitter that he is to meet union representatives Tuesday evening. Two police unions complained Monday about working conditions and strained resources […]

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France’s Far Right Sees Gold in Yellow-Vest Movement

HÉNIN-BEAUMONT, France — While security forces under the control of France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, have deployed tear gas, water cannons and mass arrests to quell sometimes violent demonstrations across the country, “Yellow Vest” protesters in northern France have found an unlikely sanctuary: under the wing of a far-right mayor who […]

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Paris: Arrests and Tear Gas as ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest Macron’s France

PARIS (AP) – Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in central Paris on Saturday on the sidelines of a largely peaceful demonstration, during the fifth straight weekend of protests by the “yellow vest” movement. Riot police fired small amounts of tear gas to disperse groups of protesters who headed down the side streets off […]

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Paris Is Fortified for 5th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

PARIS — Boarded-up shops. Empty cafes. Closed museums. And, for the most part, two main colors: the bright yellow vests of protesters and the black gear of riot police. In Paris and other cities across France, potentially violent protests have become almost a weekly ritual, as so-called Yellow Vests demonstrators […]

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