Toulouse, France. This morning, the Airbus A380 took off on its first flight. Thousands of local citizens and planespotters from further afield were there for the event. The Rolls Royce engines were barely louder...
Published reports quoting unnamed International Olympic Committee sources yesterday confirmed that the race for the 2012 Summer Games is down to a three-city contest among New York, Paris and London -- a suspicion that has been building for months among Olympic insiders.
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Christie's to hold auction of work by Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Arshile Gorky, Franz Kline, and Robert Motherwell of the New York School, or Abstract Expressionists, on May 11, 2005. A 1964 Rothko going up...
According to the Financial Times,
"Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the Saudi sheikh who has stakes in Euro
Disney and Citigroup, is looking to buy another hotel in Paris in
addition to his George V property and...
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Some 210,000 public sector workers
marched through French cities on Thursday in widening protests
over pay, reforms and job cuts that have sent a sharp warning
to President Jacques Chirac's conservative government.
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AFP - Heavy winter snow was set to extend hazardous travel conditions across much of Europe into Thursday, forecasters said, a day after conditions forced flight cancellations and clogged highways in several countries.
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