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London attack highlights importance of protecting borders, says France's Le Pen

This week's attack just outside the UK parliament has highlighted the importance of protecting national borders and stepping up security measures, French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Thursday.<p>National Front leader Le Pen told BFM TV and RMC radio that countries had to …

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What a Le Pen Win Would Look Like

LONDON — It is entirely plausible that the next president of France will be Marine Le Pen. After the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump in the United States, Ms. Le Pen, the leader of one of the oldest far-right parties in Europe, now smells victory in what her team is calling …

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11 Top-Rated Day Trips from Nice

At the heart of the French Riviera and bordering the Provence countryside, Nice lies conveniently close to many wonderful tourist attractions. The …

Côte d'Azur

New Exhibition Explores Picasso’s Marriage to Russian Ballerina Olga Khokhlova

Exhibitions<p>The Musée Picasso in Paris delves into the artist's tumultuous first marriage.<p>,<p>Pablo Picasso is known for his many muses, but a new …

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The Latest: Police says 5 people died in London attack

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the incident outside Britain's parliament (all times local):<p>10:30 p.m.<p>British police say five people died in the terror attack outside Parliament.<p>Counter-terrorism chief Mark Rowley said one policeman, three civilians and the attacker died.<p>He said a further 40 people …

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French Biz Decries Censorship As Far Right Mayor Pulls Pic On Populism’s Rise

In what French film industry group l’ARP sees as a potential sign of what’s to come should France’s far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen …

Marine Le Pen

London attack: World leaders show solidarity

<b>Leaders of countries affected by recent terror attacks have voiced solidarity with the UK after the deadly attack near the Houses of Parliament.</b><p>A lone attacker was shot dead after he used a car to run down pedestrians, killing three, and stabbed a police officer to death outside Parliament.<p>Leaders …

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UK parliament attacker British-born, had been investigated over extremism concerns

| LONDON<p>The attacker who killed three people near the British parliament before being shot dead was British-born and was once investigated by MI5 intelligence agents over concerns about violent extremism, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.<p>Police arrested eight people at six locations in …

Reuters

France's Macron Is Seen Winning the Elections in Most Recent Polls

Macron ranked first ahead of far right leader Marine le Pen.

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French Filmmakers Rally Against Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Arts Funding in the U.S.

PARIS – French filmmakers have rallied in support of American artists against President Trump’s proposal to eliminate funding for the Corporation for …

Variety

Investors Are Turning Bearish on the Dollar - Bloomberg

Dollar bears are back from the wilderness.<p>The currency slid to the lowest since November on Wednesday, and options show investors are becoming more …

Bloomberg

Can Gold Rally To $1300?

Gold's Pop to $1250 has been impressive.<p>It is decoupling from the Euro.<p>The quarterly chart is still bearish, look for a reversal.<p>Since testing the …

Seeking Alpha

Macron Calls for European Defense Cooperation After U.K. Attack - Bloomberg

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said he wants to increase defense cooperation with both the U.K. and Germany as Britain responds to its …

Bloomberg

French schoolchildren badly injured in Westminster attack

Three teenagers with group from Brittany on visit to London are taken to St Thomas’ hospital, where two are in critical condition<p>Three French schoolchildren from Brittany on a visit to London were injured – two critically – in the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday.<p>The teenagers …

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Another Socialist government member backs Macron with French election just a month away

PARIS (Reuters) - A second member of the French government of Socialist President Francois Hollande changed camp on Thursday, announcing that he was …

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The Chilling Similarities Between UK Parliament Attack Attacks In Berlin, Nice

A man mowed down pedestrians on a bridge near the British parliament and stabbed a policeman on Wednesday, killing three people before being shot and …

French Riviera

The Future of Alternatives: Trump, Le Pen & Tech

What’s the future of the alternative investment industry? What will be the impact of a Trump administration on the market? Will Marine Le Pen win the …

Investopedia

English-speaking cops could soon patrol the streets of Paris

It has long been a complaint that the Paris police don't speak very good English, but this may all be about to change.<p>France's Foreign Affairs …

Paris

How the West Can Defend Itself From Putin’s Russia

Two years ago, when Garry Kasparov, the chess champion turned political dissident, began to warn that Vladimir Putin sought to undermine liberal …

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A Hidden Jungle Book Facade Of Paris

Messy NessyThis pastel mosaic menagerie has just been hanging out on a backstreet in Paris’ 11th arrondissement, waiting for someone to notice…h/t: …

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France's Le Pen calls for end to 'Francafrique' relations, CFA franc currency

N'DJAMENA French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen pledged on Wednesday to break with her country's decades-old relationship with Africa known as "Francafrique" and abolish the CFA franc currency policy that binds Paris and its former colonies.<p>Francafrique describes an informal web of …

Reuters

Inside The Airport Of The Future

Sleep pods, robo taxis and living walls… what the terminals of tomorrow will look like<p>By 2035, there will be 7.8 billion air travellers a year – …

Charles de Gaulle

A Franco-German bargain to save Europe

The importance of the Treaty of Rome lay in the fact that even at the moment of signature Germany and France did not agree. Germany wanted the common …

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Three French schoolchildren hurt in London attack | Reuters

PARIS/RENNES Three French schoolchildren were hurt in the attack near London's parliament on Wednesday, French officials said.The three students from …

Firstpost

A Moment to Rethink Market Strategies

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” -Plato<p>Nowhere, in no game, and especially in the great game of markets, does necessity drive invention like on Wall Street. Successful strategies come and go and re-invention is the byword of continuing success. Today’s shining investments are often …

Bloomberg

EU declaration to voice unity in troubled times

The UK’s vote to leave has cracked the historical unity of the bloc, while the new administration of US president Donald Trump has questioned …

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Eiffel Tower goes dark for London attack victims

The Eiffel Tower in Paris turned off its lights in a show of mourning and support after scores were injured and five killed in a vehicle and knife …

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Stop Everything and Behold this Mini Art Deco Telephone Jukebox circa 1935

© Decophobia<p><i>I</i>sn’t she a beauty? I had one of those <i>hallelujah</i> moments while browsing the collectible pages of Ebay today when I came across this …

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Forex - Dollar takes a breather before U.S. healthcare vote

Investing.com - The dollar was holding above four-month lows against the yen on Thursday as investors took a breather ahead of a crucial vote on the …

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Should you add some European equities before ISA deadline

As the 5 April Isa deadline fast approaches there are familiar names at the top of the fund sales charts.<p>But should investors look beyond perennial …

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