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  • Injured Andy Schleck out of Tour de France

    LILLE France (Reuters) - Former champion Andy Schleck of Luxemburg has pulled out of the Tour de France following a crash in the third stage, his Trek team said on Tuesday. "We are sad to announce that Andy Schleck cannot take the start ... today. The...
  • France pins hope on July talks to end Central African violence

    PARIS/BANGUI (Reuters) - France said on Tuesday is was pinning its hopes on regional peace talks to halt violence in Central African Republic, a day after officials said rebels and armed Muslim civilians killed at least 24 civilians in a cathedral...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Air France advierte sobre sus ganancias por exceso de capacidad

    PARIS (Reuters) - Una advertencia de ganancias de Air France-KLM afectó el martes las acciones de las aerolíneas europeas, en la última evidencia de que un exceso de capacidad está estableciendo las bases para posibles recortes de empleos adicionales....
  • France set to prevent jihadists going to fight or train abroad

    PARIS (Reuters) - France plans to ban individuals linked to radical Islamist groups from leaving the country in a bid to prevent attacks by militants returning from the Middle East, according to a draft bill set to be unveiled on Wednesday. France has...
  • Easing up on the 40-hour week

    Easing up on the 40-hour week
    Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page says we should all work fewer hours, and — like most people — I love the prospect. "The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people's needs is just not true," Page said at a recent...
  • Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other

    Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other
    The white wine grape gewurztraminer is a world of its own. No other grape, when made into a wine, can boast that it has perfume and flavor as fierce as gewurztraminer's — of rose petals and orange blossoms, litchi fruit, citrus and bergamot peel,...
  • Germany defeats France, 1-0, to advance to World Cup semifinals

    What’s the cure for the common cold? Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players suffering from flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, on Friday in Brazil. German Coach Joachim Loew...
  • France, like the U.S., entered the World Cup missing a star

    Some teams sail into the World Cup through smooth qualifying waters. Others find the going choppy. Then there is France, which survived treacherous high seas to squeeze into the tournament. Its presence in the elite eight, with a match against Germany,...
  • The alien patriot

    Americans have many blessings to count, not least among them the foreigners who come here to learn from us and wind up teaching us. The most insightful of them understand us better than we do ourselves, can see us more clearly than we see ourselves, and...
  • What's in a scent? Perfume makers adapt to EU rules

    PARIS (Reuters) - Seaweed may not be the first ingredient that springs to mind for perfume. But algae are among obscure ingredients to which perfume makers are turning to preserve the scent of their fragrances in the face of new EU anti-allergy...