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Dans la zone rouge: Into the Red Zone

The dictionary defines red zone as: a red sector on a gauge or dial corresponding to conditions that exceed safety limits and a region that is dangerous or forbidden. 1,393 more words

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Harman calls for Cameron to demand compensation from French government for Britons hit by Calais chaos

Interim Labour Leader Harriet Harman MP has today written to the Prime Minister to call for compensation from the French government to be paid to Britons affected by the chaos at Calais. 77 more words


The Calais Debacle!

To me it is astounding that the French government is unwilling to take decisive steps to end the farce that is being played out in Calais as immigrants try to cross the English Channel to Britain. 1,004 more words


May 26, 1755: Read His French Lips

Louis Mandrin was to France what Robin Hood was to England and Rob Roy to Scotland. Having served in the war of 1740 in a light brigade noted for undertaking dangerous missions to surprise the enemy, he was left idle and without income by peace, which made a remarkable appearance in 1748. 263 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Dassault to triple Rafale production for any Indian summer

Dassault is set to double or even triple the rate at which it produces Rafale fighters, if India (which is planning to wave tax duties on the type) or other interested buyers place further orders for the type. 225 more words


Man in custody in France for plotting church attack

An unidentified 24 year-old man in Paris, France, has been arrested after he called for an ambulance only for the French police to uncover “weapons, ammunition, and evidence of his plans to target churches” in his home. 242 more words

Charlie Hebdo

Total SA details revamp, conversion plan for French refineries

Total SA, France

The investment decision comes as part of the company’s comprehensive plan to ensure long-term futures for the two refineries, both of which continue to suffer profit losses amid a decline in Europe’s demand for petroleum products and increased competition from refiners in the US, Asia, and Middle East for customers in nearby export markets, Total said. 405 more words