Police treat killing of elderly girl in Paris as antisemitic attack

Two suspects apprehended after Mireille Knoll, 85, was found dead in her flat on Friday French examiners are treating the killing of an 85 -year-old Jewish woman in Paris as an antisemitic assassination, after it emerged that she had survived France’s most notorious second world war round up of Jews in 1942. Mireille Knoll lived […]

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No reputation , no fuss: eight heroes of 2016

From the man who tackled the Nice truck killer to the women who opened their homes to those in peril, there are plenty of good people out there The Donald Trump victory, the fallout from Brexit, warnings about the return of fascism in Europe, the assault on Aleppo and the unabated refugee crisis. For many […]

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‘World’s best chef’ Benoit Violier found dead

Chef who operated the the acclaimed Swiss Restaurant de lHotel de Ville in Crissier has died in an apparent suicide French-Swiss chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant was named the best in the world in December, has been found dead at his home in an apparent suicide. Violier, 44, ran the Restaurant de lHotel de […]

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Off-White keeps it business casual at Paris fashion week

While mens fashion was rocked by a big-name deviation at Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh stayed cool Paris fashion week Off-White keeps it business casual at Paris fashion week While men’s fashion was rocked by a big-name deviation at Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh stayed cool Morwenna Ferrier in Paris Wed 17 Jan 2018 12. 37 EST […]

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Paris to decide fate of ‘mega’ gold mine in forests of French Guiana

Indigenous people warn the mine poses a serious threat to biodiversity, but their future and that of the forest lies in the hands of the French government Through the window of the small propeller plane leaving the capital Cayenne, the jungle’s canopy stretches out as far as the eye can see. More than 90% covered […]

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Leftist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon shakes up France’s presidential race

After strong performances in two debates, several new surveys prove the Communist-backed nominees popularity surging The French Communist-backed presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mlenchon is shutting in on the frontrunners Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, according to new polls. A rally held by Mlenchon drew tens of thousands of supporters on Sunday, underlining his surging popularity […]

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Leftist nominee Jean-Luc Melenchon shakes up France’s presidential race

After strong performances in two debates, several new surveys depict the Communist-backed nominees popularity surging The French Communist-backed presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mlenchon is shutting in on the frontrunners Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, according to new polls. A rally held by Mlenchon depicted tens of thousands of supporters on Sunday, underlining his surging popularity […]

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Where is the world’s most walkable city?

From New Yorks cafe squares to Melbournes laneways to the walled Fes el Bali, these pedestrian paradises combine safety, beauty and consolation. Now urban planners are taking note as they seek to hand back cities to the walkers For decades the simple act of walking was largely overlooked by city planners but , no matter […]

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Paris to decide fate of ‘mega’ gold mine in woodlands of French Guiana

Indigenous people caution the mine is a serious threat to biodiversity, but their future and that of the forest lies in the hands of the French government Through the window of the small propeller plane leaving the capital Cayenne, the jungle’s canopy stretches out as far as the eye can see. More than 90% covered […]

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Lance Armstrong Settles $100 M Lawsuit With U.S. Government

Austin, Texas( AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a$ 5 million settlement with all federal departments in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. The deal announced […]

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