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6 hrs ago | The Times

Road Atlanta prepares for upcoming Petit Le Mans

What: The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Tequila Patrn North American Endurance Cup season finale, 10 hours or 1,000 miles How much: A four-day superticket is $80 in advance or $90 at the gate; a one-day superticket is $60 in advance or $70 at the gate. Other ticketing options are available.

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12 hrs ago | TMCnet

Sagemcom Partners with ERDF

The meters and data concentrators will be manufactured in Dinan. "The awarding of these contracts is a major step for ERDF and kicks off the industrial stage of the Linky program.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

DefenceTalk News

First Mistral-Class Ship Built for Russia Sets Off for Sea Trials: Reports

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier, the Vladivostok, carrying some 200 Russian sailors on Saturday left the French port of Saint-Nazaire to pass a series of tests. The Vladivostok had left docks at 3:30 a.m. local time , but was forced to wait until the tide thus eventually sailing out to sea at 7:20 a.m. accompanied by two tugboats, Agence France-Presse reported.

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The Auto Channel

The Le Mans Plant Start Making Chassis Components for the Next-Generation Nissan Micra in Late 2016

Sept. 15, 2014: In late 2016, the Le Mans plant is to start making chassis components for the next-generation Nissan Micra. This program will bring an increase of around 8% in the plant workload, and draw an investment budget totalling 7 million.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Origi scores and creates as Lille beats Nantes 2-0

Lille's Divock Origi, 2nd left, scores during their French League one soccer match against Nantes at the Lille Metropole stadium, in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Automotive News

Divine concept reflects Citroen DS's design direction

The Divine DS concept has a prominent grille flanked by LED headlights that show DS's future styling. Photo credit: REUTERS RENNES, France Citroen's DS brand is hinting at its future styling with the Divine concept car that will debut at next month's Paris auto show.

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Russia Taday

a Mistral of discord: Russian sailors test-sail warship that Paris may withhold

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire. A 400-strong Russian crew is manning a French-built Mistral-class warship as it conducts sea trials.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Leamington Spa Courier

From Warwick Gates to Le Mans racetrack

Warwick Gates man Martin Gibson has helped raise more than 1,100 - plus 700 in euros - after completing the famous Circuit Bugatti racetrack...on a pushbike. Martin was part of a four man team who pedalled an amazing 169 laps of the 4,185-metre circuit in what became the Le Mans 24-hour cycle race.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Paddock Talk

Le Mans And Indianapolis Defy Francorchamps During The Spa Six Hours

If on the one hand the Spa Six Hours 2014 will boast no less than 16 races held on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September, as per tradition, the most important and undoubtedly also the most prestigious, will be held during the Saturday afternoon and evening. Giving its name to the event the 6 hours race reserved for pre-1965 Grand Touring and Touring cars must be considered to be one of the international references of its kind, seeing there will be more than....100 cars officially entered for the race! Held for the first time back in 1993, the Spa Six Hours has over the years become the private hunting ground of such exceptional power machines as the Ford GT40 and the Jaguar E-Type .

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Related Topix: France, World News, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford GT, Lotus Elan, Lotus, Ely, MN

Indybay.org

SF Immigrant Film Fest: Official Selection 2014

Oct. 5 at Mission Cultural Center and on Thursday, Oct. 9 at City College of San Francisco . *SFImFF will be screening 24 short movies that explore a wide array of issues facing the global immigrant community.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore artists set to take the stage in France

France will host Singapour en France - le festival, a three-month festival of Singapore arts and culture, in multiple cities. SINGAPORE: To mark 50 years of relations between the two countries next year, France will play host to a three-month, large-scale Singapore arts festival in multiple French cities, such as Paris, Lyon, Lille and Nantes.

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The Victoria Advocate

Explore outside of your comfort zone 2 hours ago

This past summer, I studied abroad in France, and it was a life-changing experience, to say the least. Even though I had been planning this trip since last December, it was not until I was landing in the Charles De Gaulle Airport that it all began to set in.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Hypebeast.com

OLOW 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

French contemporary brand OLOW presents its goods for Fall/Winter 2014 courtesy of a new lookbook. The brand drew inspiration from the scant shores of the French city of Saint-Nazaire, contextualizing its array of outerwear, pants, and button-ups in the sparing, industrial fishing town.

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Russia Taday

a Sanctions tit-for-tat: Catch minus 22

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges. In between rounds of golf, President Obama is helping ease Europe into a lose-lose scenario of mutually-assured economic destruction via sanctions with Russia.

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AlertNet

French sea trials of Russian warship suspended - source

A forthcoming sea trial of a French-built Mistral helicopter carrier due to be delivered to Russia has been suspended for technical reasons, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday. Under pressure from allies, France said last week that it wanted to see whether a ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces held before deciding whether it could deliver the ship as planned on Nov. 1. "It has been suspended for several days," the source said.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

TrekEarth

Nantes shipyards

A photo token on the esplanade of former Dubigeon shipyards in Nantes. A few metres from there are the famous "Machines de l'ile" and their giant elephant.

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Channelnewsasia.com

France announces second artificial heart transplant

France last month carried out the second transplant of a new-generation artificial heart, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Monday . She said the transplant took place on August 5 and went well.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Free Dictionary

King Richard I of England

Richard I was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy , Duke of Aquitaine , Duke of Gascony, Lord of Cyprus , Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes, and Overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period.

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Russia Taday

French protesters unite against govt's suspension of Mistral delivery to Russia

People demonstrate on September 7, 2014 at the STX dockyards in the western French port of Saint-Nazaire against the decision of the French government to suspend the delivery of the French-built "Mistral-class" helicopter gunship "Vladivostok" to Russia. Dozens of people gathered in the harbor of Saint-Nazaire in western France on Sunday to protest against the French government's decision to suspend the delivery of a Mistral warship to Russia.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Russian sailors in limbo in French port

Scores of Russian sailors are training on a French warship in an Atlantic port even though its transfer to the Russian Navy is now in doubt. About 150 Russian Navy servicemen fanned out Friday around the highly secured site where the French ship is being completed.

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