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7 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

Countdown to the Great War 1914-1918

John Alcock, a member of the Cheadle Branch, Royal British Legion, in conjunction with Cheadle Discovery Centre, has prepared a study of the who, the why, the where, the when and the how of Great Britain's involvement in World War One.


Related Topix: France, World News,

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Triangle Signature Delta loudspeaker

The French do things differently. I first heard Triangle loudspeakers at the 1981 Festival du Son, in Paris.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Oxford Times

Writer chronicles sacrifices made by people in conflict

A MUSEUM volunteer has put pen to paper to describe the sacrifices made by county residents during the First World War.


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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Jewelry Designer James de Givenchy Talks Gems

"MAKING JEWELRY is very close to architecture. Every piece is a puzzle to be solved," said James Taffin de Givenchy, walking through the new Madison Avenue headquarters of Taffin, his eponymous line of couture baubles and chronographs.


Related Topix: Watches, Fashion, Designers, Givenchy, France, World News, Motorcycles, Ducati Motorcycle, Ducati Monster, Recreational Vehicle, Hallmark

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Japanese-Canadians fought for their country and acceptance

A Japanese Canadian soldier poses in his souvenir cap taken from the enemy. Most visible minority Canadians were barred from military service until 1916, when voluntary recruitment dropped to dangerously low levels.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Bill cycles to Somme to honour First World War heroes

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Iom Online

Research unearths uncle's First World War story

Roy Williams of Farmhill, Douglas, has researched the history of his uncle, Edward James Caley, one of the first Manxmen to enlist in the army at the outbreak of the first world war.


Related Topix: Isle of Man, Europe, World News, France,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Photos of the day from around the world: August 12, 2014

An unnamed female Sri Lankan baby leopard is seen in a zoo in Maubeuge, France on Aug. 12, 2014.


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Immunology and Cell Biology

Phorbol myristate acetate, but not CD40L, induces the differentiation ...

E-mail: .; Professor J-P Marolleau, Hôpital sud, Avenue René Laënnec, Amiens 80054, France.


Related Topix: France, World News, Leukemia, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Long War Journal

Ansar Dine leader resurfaces, urges expulsion of France from Mali

The video featuring Al Ghaly , which was published by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb on Aug. 5, urges Muslims to rise up against France.


Related Topix: Terrorism, France, World News, Francois Hollande

Darlington and Stockton Times

Special Mission: a wreath of poppies next to Mr Slater's plane

HIGH winds have delayed plans to fly a restored replica military aircraft to France as part of commemorations for the First World War centenary.


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Linlithgow Today

It will be far from quiet on western front

A Bo'ness soldier is taking part in a unique cycling challenge to commemorate both the commencement of hostilities and the Armistice which saw weapons laid down at the end of World War One.


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Sun Aug 10, 2014

War Games

Michael Badeaux, 56, was relaying orders Saturday morning to a troop of World War I American doughboys storming a trench of German soldiers near the French hamlet of Chateau-Thierry.


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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Hollywood Gossip

Marianne Faithfull: My Ex Killed Jim Morrison

Singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull says in an interview with Mojo magazine this month that Jim Morrison's 1971 death was not an accident.


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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Financial Times

Molle resigns from France Business School

Patrick Molle, who stepped down from the top job at EMLyon in April 2012, has now resigned as director general of France Business School , the network of business schools that he left EMLyon to create.


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From gamer to racer: GTAcademy winner Gaetan Paletou could be motorsport's next big thing

Gran Turismo 6 gamer Gaetan Paletou could be a future motorsport star after he won the sixth running of the European GTAcademy at Silverstone.


Related Topix: Gran Turismo 6, Polyphony Digital, SCEA, Video Games, France, World News,

Fleet News and Mail

WWI nostalgia: street names remember the fallen

Ker Walk, Hammond Way, Wheeler Lane and Blackman Walk in Yateley are named after men killed in the First World War Ker Walk, Hammond Way, Wheeler Lane and Blackman Walk will be street names in the Hampshire Lakes retirement village currently under construction.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Europe, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, France,

Wed Aug 06, 2014


11 Must-See Ch teaux Outside Paris

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National Post

Alison Redford set out to change Alberta, but she never understood or respected the province

To a certain set of Albertan, the kind of people elated over Naheed Nenshi's win of the Calgary mayoralty the previous year, Ms.


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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Independent

Marianne Faithfull alleges her ex-boyfriend killed Jim Morrison:...

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