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Paris sunbathers face jail for topless act


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Police in the French capital have warned people they could be jailed for sunbathing topless and if suspected of soliciting sex in parks and on riverbanks, ... Read more...

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Ibrahimovic, Silva sold to PSG, admits Berlusconi


July 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been sold to French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)."Yes, I've sold ... Read more...

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Mel B wants to stay in Paris


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Spice Girls singer Melanie Brown, also known as Mel B, has become so fond of Paris that she is planning to make it her home.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani designer at Paris fair


July 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) A Pakistani designer is showcasing his designs at a fair in the French capital Paris.Moeed Yousaf is participating in Pret-a-Porter Paris's fair of fashion garments with ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held in Paris for murdering another couple


June 19th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained in Paris for killing and dismembering another couple and dumping their headless torsos in a forest in the outskirts of ... Read more...

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AC Milan confirm talks for sale of Brazil star Silva


June 13th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 13 (IANS) AC Milan has confirmed the club is in negotiations for the sale of star Brazilian defender Thiago Silva.The Rossoneri's vice-president Adriano Galliani met with Paris ... Read more...

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Mission in Paris at full security alert, says India


May 18th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India Friday said its mission in Paris has been fully alert to security issues in consultation with the local authorities. Reports from the French ... Read more...

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Painting stolen by Nazis recovered, up for sale


April 20th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Miami, April 20 (IANS/EFE) A Jewish family who this week recovered a 16th century painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II announced Thursday that they are putting the ... Read more...

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Now Preity shoots at Eiffel Tower (Movie Snippets)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Preity Zinta, who has been busy working on her debut co-production "Ishq In Paris" in the French capital, was delighted to shoot at the iconic Eiffel ... Read more...

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Record 300,000 Indians visit Paris


February 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 29 (IANS) The French capital is charming its way to Indian hearts. Paris breached the landmark figure of 300,000 in Indian tourist arrivals in 2011, recording a growth ... Read more...

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Preity shoots ‘Ishq In Paris’ in minus 21 degrees


February 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Preity Zinta has wrapped up the first schedule of her debut production "Ishq In Paris" and says it was a pleasure to shoot with the French ... Read more...

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‘The Descendants’ wins for adapted screenplay


February 27th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "The Descendants", a screen version of Kaui Hart Hemmings' eponymous novel, won the best adapted screenplay award, while Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" was ... Read more...

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US stocks end higher


January 26th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 26 (IANS) US stocks rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it will not raise interest rates until at least 2014, maintaining its accommodative stance to support ... Read more...

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Woody Allen wins Golden Globe for best screenplay


January 16th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Woody Allen won the best screenplay gong for his romantic-comedy "Midnight In Paris" at the 69th Golden Globes award ceremony here.The movie, featuring ... Read more...

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Air France plane has 30 wing screws missing, Chinese mechanics being blamed


November 25th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mechanics in China are being blamed after 30 screws on the wing of an Air France plane were found missing. Before the discovery, the plane had traveled ... Read more...

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Beckham couple set to move to Paris?


November 21st, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Celebrity couple Victoria and David Beckham are reportedly planning to move their family to Paris as the footballer prepares to sign for the city ... Read more...

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India to host meet against drugs trafficking


November 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) For the first time, India will host the "Paris Pact Meeting" beginning Monday that will focus on devising international cooperation against drugs trafficking.The two-day meeting ... Read more...

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Bieber, Gomez’s penthouse date


November 12th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Justin Bieber treated Selena Gomez to a $1,100 a night penthouse suite when they stayed in Paris this week.The "Baby" star was in the French capital ... Read more...

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French officials built a second Paris during WW I to trick Germans


November 10th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French officials went through the pains to get a dummy Paris to divert future German attacks after the First World War. Recent details suggest that the second ... Read more...

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Now, lease an electric car in Paris


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) People visiting Paris will now be able to enjoy a new public service -- leasing an electric car! This new mode of transport launched Sunday in ... Read more...

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Jet Airways in arrangement with European high-speed rail


September 15th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In its first inter-modal codeshare, Jet Airways has entered into an arrangement with Thalys high-speed rail service between Brussels and Paris starting Oct 30, the airline ... Read more...

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Entourage finale aired


September 12th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After eight seasons, the final episode of the show Entourage was aired on Sunday. The show has over the years received mixed reviews and averaging decent ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson records a song


September 6th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has unveiled her singing skills by appearing in the remake of Serge Gainsbourg’s classic song "Bonnie & Clyde." The video of the song ... Read more...

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Lagerfeld loves Paris


July 1st, 2011 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Designer Karl Lagerfeld loves shopping in Paris.The Chanel designer spends most of his time in the French capital loves the city for its shopping opportunities, especially ... Read more...

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Indian art is flavour of Paris spring-summer


June 26th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) From the scroll painters of West Bengal, to docu-movies on celebrated contemporary art masters like M.F. Husain and S.H. Raza to sculptures by Indian-born British ... Read more...

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Kate Moss plans another hen party


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is planning a second hen party in Paris before her wedding with Jamie Hince.The 37-year-old supermodel, who is set to marry Hince July ... Read more...

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Permission to build 590ft “Triangle” Paris tower outrages critics over ’spoiling beauty’ fears


April 1st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, April 1 (ANI): The Paris town council has been given permission to build a 590 feet controversial "Triangle" tower, which critics say is an "attack on the beauty of the French ... Read more...

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John Galliano’s show cancelled


March 5th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Designer John Galliano's Paris Fashion Week show has been cancelled following the alleged anti-Semitic remarks.The designer had been due to showcase the latest collection for his ... Read more...

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Galliano didn’t use racist remarks: Lawyer


February 28th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Fashion designer John Galliano's lawyer has hit back at claims that he hurled anti-Semitic remarks at a couple in Paris and said he is planning to sue them ... Read more...

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BRIC now becomes BRICS with entry of South Africa: Pranab


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has confirmed that South Africa was the latest entry in the BRIC-Brazil, Russia, India and China association of countries.He said this at Paris, ... Read more...

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Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight in Paris’ to premiere at Cannes


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Director Woody Allen's new romantic comedy 'Midnight in Paris' will reportedly open the Cannes Film Festival on May 11.Shot in the French capital last year, it features ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga: The Biting Cold Made Her Dash For A Pair Of Pants


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lady Gaga, the pop star who has enthralled all her fans as much by her awesome wardrobe collections and the various attires she sports during her stage performances as much ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Gets Molested By A French Fan


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
American pop singer Lady Gaga who was in the French capital, Paris in the recent past to attend the Monster Ball Concert where she was scheduled to stage a performance ... Read more...

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Travel travails continue for snow-hit Europe


December 21st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Travel woes continued Tuesday for tens of thousands of passengers across Europe as a thick blanket of snow and ice across the continent made travelling virtually impossible.Britain, France ... Read more...

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French ‘burka rage’ teacher faces jail after ripping off Muslim woman’s face veil


October 15th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 15 (ANI): A retired teacher is facing three years in prison for ripping off a Muslim's face veil in the world's first known case of 'burka rage' in France.According ... Read more...

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