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British food winning over the French

Shorter lunch breaks means young French people are aping Britons habits and Pret a Manger and Marks & Spencer are filling the gap Continue reading…
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E.U. Budget Clearance for France and Italy Comes With an Asterisk

A commissioner said that while the countries may not have to redraft their 2015 budgets, their filings would face tough scrutiny.
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Britons arent uniquely ignorant, most countries have got their facts wrong

The index of ignorance raises not only a wry smile, but questions over why peoples perceptions are so far from reality Datablog: you are probably wrong about almost everythingWe know from past surveys that people in Britain are wildly wrong on many bas…
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Young French film-makers opt for gritty realism

Spate of new releases including Bande de Filles deal with bleaker side of life in aim to raise social awareness Continue reading…
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