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  • Bordeaux history notes

    Bordeaux history notes
    Bits and pieces about Bordeaux: •It sits on the Garonne River and has been an important port at least since Romans came here, about 56 BC. Before long, viticulture took root. •In 1154, England took control when Henry II ascended to the...
  • Bordeaux celebrates 50 years with L.A. as sister city

    Bordeaux celebrates 50 years with L.A. as sister city
    Although some sister city matches are made in heaven — Cannes, France, and Beverly Hills, for instance — others appear less so, and many are just plain eccentric. What to make of the fact that Bordeaux, deep down near France's Atlantic coast,...
  • Bordeaux travel: Airfare, hotels, restaurants

    Bordeaux travel: Airfare, hotels, restaurants
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO BORDEAUX, FRANCE From LAX, Delta, Air France and American offer connecting service to Bordeaux. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,374 to $1,901, including fees and taxes. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below...
  • Pictures in the News | July 9, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Korea, where typhoon Neoguri approaches the Korean Peninsula and high wave batter a lighthouse on Jeju Island....
  • Wi-Fi provider Gowex filing for bankruptcy amid scandal

    Wi-Fi provider Gowex filing for bankruptcy amid scandal
    Gowex, a Madrid-based Wi-Fi provider that launched its free ad-supported service in Chicago less than two months ago, is filing for bankruptcy amid a financial scandal. Jenaro Garcia, founder and CEO of Gowex, resigned this week after admitting he...
  • Factbox: Path to the final - Germany

    (Reuters) - Following is a recap of Germany's six World Cup matches on the way to Sunday's final against Argentina: Group G June 16, Salvador, Germany 4 Portugal 0 Germany began the tournament as one of the favourites and a 4-0 thrashing of Portugal...
  • Germany supremely confident they can beat Argentina

    SANTO ANDRE Brazi (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm and forward Thomas Mueller sounded supremely confident on Friday that their team will be able to neutralise Argentina's Lionel Messi and win the World Cup on Sunday. Sounding at times as if...
  • Trentin wins as American top guns take tumbles

    NANCY, France — Italian Matteo Trentin won the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Friday, a 234.5-km ride from Epernay, as top American contenders Tejay van Garderen and Andrew Talansky took tumbles. Slovakian Peter Sagan was second and France'...
  • Matteo Trentin wins seventh stage of Tour de France

    Matteo Trentin wins seventh stage of Tour de France
    Matteo Trentin has won the seventh stage of the Tour de France at Epernay, France, in a photo finish, after a group crash and hilly final section split the pack — notably ensnaring U.S. rider Tejay van Garderen. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the...
  • 9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day

    9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day
    You celebrated the Fourth of July with American wine, so when it comes to Bastille Day on July 14,  you’re going to drink French, non? Champagne, that most French of celebratory drinks, leaps to mind. But what about trying its Burgundian cousin,...
  • St. Maarten unleashes summer savings of up to 80%

    St. Maarten unleashes summer savings of up to 80%
    What are you missing this summer in St. Maarten? Paddle boarding lessons, cocktails at Kokomo, early morning swims, fish market finds...in other words, adrenaline pumping experiences that speak to your island loving, sun-worshipping soul. All at rates...