Tuesday Apr 22
The Drinks Business
db Eats: Blanchette
Blanchette offers a snapshot of France viewed from a rose-tinted prism, with GA©rard Depardieu and Vanessa Paradis playing starring roles, the former grinning over a bubbling stockpot on the cover of his cookbook and the latter staring seductively from the confines of a seven-inch propped up on a vintage dresser.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Unreasonable Book on French history unconvincing
In "The Embrace of Unreason," Frederick Brown contends that France and the French lost their way in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, succumbing to the siren song of irrational ideologies, philosophies and movements.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Straits Times
Mass DNA tests to find French school rapist to end
An unprecedented operation to take hundreds of male DNA samples at a French school where a girl was raped was to end on Thursday with only one person refusing to take part.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Human rights advocates protest police taking DNA from 527 male...
Police started conducting DNA tests of 527 male pupils, teachers and staff at a French high school Monday after the "rape in the dark" of a girl in a school lavatory.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
News of the day From Across the Globe, April 15
The DNA dragnet started Monday in La Rochelle. Prosecutor Isabelle Pagenelle warned that anyone who decided not to give a sample would be considered a suspect and could be taken into custody.
National Public Radio
French Police Deploy DNA Dragnet To Solve Rape Of Teen
Police in France are taking DNA samples from more than 500 male high school students in western France in hopes of identifying the person who raped a 16-year-old girl.
France Rape Case: 527 DNA Tests Planned In High School Sexual Assault Case
Male students and staff at a high school in western France - 527 people in total - were asked to give DNA samples beginning Monday as police search for the assailant who raped a teenage girl.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
French school to test DNA of male pupils and staff in search for rapist
The genetic testing will take place following the rape of a 16-year-old girl at the Fenelon-Notre-Dame high school last year Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Mass DNA testing of French students in rape case
The tests will target 475 students, 31 teachers and 21 others present in the school at the time of the alleged attack More than 500 male students and staff at a French school will undergo DNA tests from Monday in a bid to discover who attacked a 16-year-old girl in a dark school toilet.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Hollande's ex-partner named to new French cabinet
In this Sept. 15, 2011 file photo, candidates for the 2011 French Socialist party primary elections Francois Hollande, left, shakes hands with Segolene Royal, right, while Manuel Valls, center back, looks on before a televised debate in Paris.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
The Salinas Californian
Laura Ness: Secrets of 2011, promises of 2012 at SLH taste
It's commendable that the SLH Artisans brought their local wares home to Quail Lodge, and the well-lit ballroom provided just the kind of ambiance that lends itself to a productive tasting, including plenty of space for each winery to spread out and fit all their materials, plenty of water, large dump buckets and great food.