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Unlocking French language: text a’grieve’iations

Share<p>Comment<p>June 20, 2013 By Katerina Forrester | France<p><b>LOL is the furthest I will go when writing with text abbreviations.</b><p>Nothing more, nothing less.<p>…

Lionel Messi mis en examen pour fraude fiscale

Le footballeur Lionel Messi a été mis en examen par la justice espagnole. L’attaquant du FC Barcelone est soupçonné, avec son père, de fraude fiscale. Les deux hommes auraient soustrait plus de quatre millions d'euros au fisc entre 2007 et 2009.<p>Lionel Messi, la star du Barça et de l'équipe …

Top 5 New French Dictionary Words of the Year

The <i>2013</i> <i>Édition</i> of the worldwide famous French dictionary <i>Le Petit Robert</i> surprised many this year with its handful -or make that a “mouthful”- of</i> …

7 Reasons to Spend Your Holidays in Paris

The City of Lights now has as much seasonal charm as London or New York. Here's how to enjoy it.<p>The City of Lights now has as much seasonal charm as London or New York. Here's how to enjoy it.

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Convicts to ride Tour de France

You would normally associate the Tour de France with some of the world's top athletes.<p>But this year 40 convicts from a prison in Corsica have been allowed to ride part of the course, ahead of the professional riders who starts their race in 19 days time.<p>The initiative is part of the programme to …

In April, euro zone factories were surprisingly busier, thanks to…France

Euro zone industrial output picked up 0.4% in April, compared with March (pdf). Sure, that seems miniscule. But this is the euro zone we’re talking about, so we count <i>everything.</i> Plus, this upturn surprised even Bloomberg’s stable of economists. Here’s a look at the trend:<p>Still, measured against …

British families stranded across France as airlines are told to scrap every other French flight due to air traffic strike

• French unions striking over fears of job losses and poor working conditions<br>• All airlines flying to France have been told to scrap half of their flights<p>…

Why Germany Needs France: Europe Needs More Than One Big

No country, especially in the 27-country European Union, should want to be the only international success story.<p>Not to be forgotten is that the Eurozone, scene of the current chaos, is enveloped by the EU. It is not the whole story of European integration. But, likewise, Europe as the world thinks …

New Origami Street Art in Angers, France by Mademoiselle Maurice | Colossal

<p>French artist Mademoiselle Maurice (previously here and here) has two fun new pieces up this month as part of the 2013 ARTAQ Festival in Angers, …

The Toe Poke Blog

37 minutes ago<p>If you've ever hankered after owning a miniature doll bearing the likeness of Henrikh Mkhitaryan then we have good news -- the long …

Facebook Adds Hashtags, And Everything Old Is Newer Again

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the Internet Relay Chat protocol, IRC, must really be blushing today. Facebook announced this week in an attempt to make searching easier and more intuitive, and, one can only suppose, to inject the social network into a more spontaneous, real-time …

Apple suppliers ship parts for low-cost iPhone -- report

Apple is one step closer to launching a low-cost iPhone, according to a recent report.<p>Earlier this week, the China Times reported (translate) that several suppliers working on Apple's behalf have shipped out parts for an upcoming low-cost iPhone.<p>Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has shipped …

Apple reportedly considering a 5.7-inch iPhone

<b>Could the next iPhone hit the "phablet"-level screen size of 5.7 inches?</b><p>According to <i>Reuters</i>, the answer is yes, with "four people with knowledge of …

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