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  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
  • Lavillenie needs only one vault to win in Paris

    By PARIS, July 5 (Reuters) - French world record holder Renaud Lavillenie needed only one successful vault to secure first place in the men's pole vault at the Paris Diamond League meeting at the Stade de France on Saturday. Lavillenie, unbeaten in 15...
  • France, Germany switch off economies, switch on TVs for crunch tie

    PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone's two largest economies slipped into low gear on Friday as workers in Germany and France skipped shifts or put up TV screens in the workplace to watch the crunch World Cup quarter-final between their nations....
  • Yorkshire turns yellow for Tour's Grand Depart

    LEEDS England (Reuters) - "So Good It's Coming Twice" boasts the sign on the road into Addingham, a village just a few kilometres of pedalling from Leeds. This year's Tour de France, which begins on Saturday morning before spending two days traversing...
  • Froome, Contador Top Guns In This Year's Tour

    PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt. The Briton took...
  • Film Review: 'Paris Follies'

    If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies," a gently comedic portrait of a rural cow farmer trying to cope when his restless wife, Brigitte, leaves him for a big-city fling. Though a...
  • UCI extends anti-doping agreement with French agency for Tour

    PARIS (Reuters) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) and the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) will once again work hand in hand on the Tour de France, the sport's governing body said on Thursday. "The Agence Franšaise de Lutte contre le Dopage (AFLD)...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • French schoolgirl character 'Madeline' focus of New York exhibit

    By Lauren Young NEW YORK, July 3 (Reuters) - Madeline, the plucky French schoolgirl depicted in illustrated children's books, was created 75 years ago and New York is marking the anniversary of the iconic character with a special exhibition. "Madeline...
  • Former Peugeot chairman quits board over public dissent

    PARIS (Reuters) - PSA Peugeot Citroen's deputy chairman Thierry Peugeot was forced out on Thursday after voicing renewed public dissent over a French-backed tie-up with Dongfeng that he had unsuccessfully opposed as chairman. Thierry Peugeot, who had...
  • French bank handled $1.7 billion in illegal business with Cuba

    The largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, disguised $1.75 billion in illegal transactions with Cuban entities as part of a long string of violations of U.S. sanctions that brought it a record $8.9 billion in forfeitures and fines, according to U.S....