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Merkel survives — AfD thrives — UK cabinet divides

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European News

Must-See BuzzFeed Video About Three Different Airline Experiences

Most of you probably remember Casey Neistat’s videos about his flights on Emirates last year, which have a combined 60 million views on YouTube:<p>Well, …

Airlines

Air France unveils Joon - the 'millennials' airline

Air France recently unveiled a new lower-cost subsidiary called Joon that will specifically target well-traveled millennials.<p>A new medium-haul …

Airlines

Delta Is Adding a Ton of New Flights to Europe in 2018

And they're all non-stop.<p>Start booking your 2018 flights now: On Thursday, Delta announced plans to expand trans-Atlantic service, reports <i>USA Today</i>.<p>For starters, the Atlanta-based airline will make traveling from the West Coast to Europe much easier, with three non-stop flights from LAX to Paris …

Airlines

AXA Launches New Blockchain based Insurance Product For Airline Passengers

Ireland based insurance company, AXA, has announced the launch of an insurance product that is based on blockchain technology. The solution automates …

Electronic Trading

Trump, Kim insults are the latest in a long — often more cutting — line of political put-downs

North Korea’s florid insults and President Trump’s schoolyard ripostes are but the latest in a long tradition of political and diplomatic put-downs. And they are far from the most cutting.<p>Pyongyang has arguably done better (or worse, depending on point of view). Among U.S. presidents, it has called …

World News

IB17: Formerly Clement, Donnelly CDG road tubeless tire coming to tame Paris-Roubaix cobbles

The new Donnelly CDG is named after the famed Paris airport, Charles De Gaulle, and is designed for the cobbled roads used for spring classics like …

France

Trump Signals Break From ‘Globoloney’ Transnationalism

If a U.S. president calls an adversary “Rocket Man … on a mission to suicide,” and warns his nation may be “totally destroyed,” other ideas in his …

Conservative View

Why Paris' desperate craving for the Olympics is so utterly French

Persistence has paid off for Paris, which was finally awarded the 2024 Summer Olympics after mounting a bid for every Games for nearly 15 years. It …

France

Liliane Bettencourt’s death could transform L’Oréal and Nestlé

<b>L'Oréal</b> heiress <b>Liliane Bettencourt</b> passed away at the age of 94 on Wednesday and almost instantly speculation about the French company's future began.<p>…

Nestlé

Trump shows ‘America First’ is utterly incoherent

NEW YORK<p>The worst aspect of President Trump’s speech at the United Nations on Tuesday was not his immature taunting of a dangerous foreign leader when the stakes far outweigh those of a schoolyard fight.<p>Calling North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” may make Trump happy by reminding him of …

Opinion

A Weak Debut at the United Nations

The meaning of Trump’s fire and fury foreign policy.<p>Above all else, President Donald Trump wants the world to see him as strong. He has repeatedly described himself as “militaristic,” and his cabinet as a group of “killers.” He relishes saying the supposedly unsayable. When he spoke at the UN …

North Korea

What is a millennial?

You may not want to admit it, but if you were born between the early 1980’s to the mid-1990’s, you, my friend, are a millennial.<p>This group of people …

Millennials

Instead of sanctions or a military strike, the United States should embrace a third option for dealing with North Korea

North Korea is determined to keep the international community on its toes and its nuclear capabilities on the global agenda. The North’s recent thermonuclear test and a series of medium-range and intercontinental ballistic missile launches this summer have clearly proved this point. In response, …

North Korea

Give Japan And South Korea The Bomb

On May 6, 1981, New York Times columnist Drew Middleton explained the rationale behind French president Charles de Gaulle’s decision to develop …

North Korea

Smokers are the last nice people online

Taking a cigarette break on the smoking internet.<p>The online people-who-love-to-smoke community is one of the most supportive and kindly corners of …

Culture

Analysis: Trump's U.N. speech shows nationalist instincts firmly intact

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chalk one up for the nationalists.<p>Among the many signals that Donald Trump sent in his speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, one was especially clear: former chief strategist Steve Bannon's White House departure has not muted the president's "America First" foreign policy …

Donald Trump

'I'm just absolutely gutted' - Mother reveals Ryanair flight for dream Disneyland holiday cancelled 'in error'

A mother has told how a dream holiday to Disneyland with her five-year-old daughter has turned into a nightmare after she believed Ryanair cancelled …

News (Ireland)

British Airways flight held at Paris airport after 'security threat', passengers claim

A British Airways flight has been held on the tarmac of a Paris airport because of a "direct threat" to the plane, a passenger has said.<p>Flight number BA0303 was stopped at Charles de Gaulle and surrounded by police and fire vehicles at around 8am UK time this morning.<p>British traveller James …

Aviation

French journalist released from Turkish prison is relieved to be back in Paris

The journalist's release is welcome news but there are still at least 160 Turkish journalists who remain behind bars. Turkey's free press record is …

Turkey

British Airways flight evacuated in Paris for security reason: airport

PARIS (Reuters) - Passengers were evacuated from a British Airways airplane at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Sunday morning "for a security reason", an airport official said.<p>Flight BA303 was due to take off and fly to London's Heathrow airport when the plane was evacuated, the official said.<p>…

World News

24matins.uk

UK<p>The British Virgin Islands was under curfew Tuesday as the Caribbean archipelago, still reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma...<p>1 …

Aviation

Parigi, evacuato aereo British Airways a Charles De Gaulle

Domenica 17 Settembre 2017 - 10:30<p>Le cause sono ancora sconosciute<p>È stato evacuato un volo della British Airways al principale aeroporto di Parigi, …

Windows Phone

The Politics of Black Cinematic Representation

A recent article on <i>Detroit</i> described the film as “the most irresponsible and dangerous movie of the year.” The authors highlight Kathryn Bigelow’s …

Black History

Freed journalist arrives back in France

A French student journalist, held for more than a month in Turkey, has arrived back in France.<p>Loup Bureau says he is both relieved and surprised to have been freed on Friday.<p>The 27-year-old was met by his family and French Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen at Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris.<p>Le …

News

When France Defied Hitler’s Panzers

Its Char B1 tanks proved too much for the Wehrmacht’s armor—but even they couldn’t withstand irresolute Allied leadership. “We are on the edge of the …

Military History

How I Believe Facebook Was Censoring My Political Speech

In the Summer of 2007 I traveled to China to speak at a conference concerning security preparations for the Olympic Games, which were to be held in …

Conservative View

The White House Flickr Feed Is a Treasure Trove of Terrible, Accidentally Revealing Photography

It's done with the same level of quality as most other efforts in this administration.<p>The Trump administration had a busy summer, and it wasn’t all feuds, firings, blunders, crises, and sympathizing with neo-Nazis. There were also picnics, special events with big trucks and big ships, and super-fun …

Donald Trump

Why the U.S. Isn't Building Smaller Aircraft Carriers

Let’s face it, the new Gerald R. Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are expensive. According to Popular Mechanics, this ship cost $13 …

Military

The Dollar's Trump Slump

Already in 1965, Valery Giscard d'Estaing, President Charles De Gaulle's minister of finance, complained about the "exorbitant privilege" that the …

Business