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  • Veuve Clicquot Dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse Aug. 8

    Veuve Clicquot Dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse Aug. 8
    Fleming's Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Hartford hosts a Veuve Clicquot dinner Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m., presenting five courses paired with the premium French champagnes. The menu: Hors d'oeuvres: artichoke bruschetta, sea salt popcorn and oysters on the...
  • Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic State

    PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to do something to help tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq but first wants progress in negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif was quoted as saying by Iranian media....
  • Business growth slows in China and Europe, Russia sanctions still to bite

    LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Business growth in China and across Europe slowed this month, surveys showed on Thursday, providing more evidence that the world economy is stuttering and may need more monetary stimulus to keep it going. Euro zone private...
  • Exclusive: France forced to import wheat as rain hits crop quality

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's rain-hit wheat crop has delivered the first shock of the 2014/15 season: the EU's top grower and exporter is buying Lithuanian and British milling wheat to mix with its unusually poor-grade crop to meet contracts signed before...
  • Venice Market to Showcase 'Bang Gang,' 'Dead & Beautiful,' 'Sworn Virgin'

    MADRID - Eva Husson's "Bang Gang," David Verbeek's "Dead & Beautiful" and Laura Bispuri's "Sworn Virgin" (pictured) will be presented at the first Venice European Gap-Financing Co-production Market, which runs August 29-30. In its first edition, the...
  • James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

    James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning
    After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State. The family...
  • Froome seeks lift with Vuelta win

    BARCELONA August 21 (Reuters) - Chris Froome aims to put his Tour de France misery behind him with victory in the Vuelta a Espana but he faces stiff competition from a strong field led by Nairo Quintana. The Vuelta has become an ideal opportunity for...
  • Euro zone business growth slows in August, prices fall: PMI

    LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Euro zone private business growth slowed more than expected this month, despite widespread price cutting, as manufacturing and service industry activity both dwindled, a survey showed on Thursday. Euro zone economic growth...
  • Foreign assisted suicide cases in Switzerland double in four years

    ZURICH (Reuters) - The number of foreigners traveling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday. In 2012, 172 foreigners took their lives in Switzerland,...
  • Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right....
  • Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini

    Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini
    Before becoming known as a "Girl Hunter" (also the name of one of her books), Georgia Pellegrini trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute and worked at the Gramercy Tavern and La Chassagnette in the South of France. The chef, hunter and author...