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Edward Snowden: hero or villain?

Edward Snowden: hero or villain?

Edward Snowden gave up his $200,000 per annum salary, his “very comfortable” life in Hawaii with girlfriend Lindsay Mills and his freedom as a US citizen to reveal National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance practices, most notably the [read more]

Euro zone reportedly pulling out of retraction

Euro zone reportedly pulling out of retraction

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has reported that the euro zone has broken a cycle of retraction since January 2012 thanks to a combination of output rises in Germany and rates of decline easing in countries such as France. The [read more]

USA-EU trade talks begin at G8

USA-EU trade talks begin at G8

At the group of eight meeting in Northern Ireland, EU and USA leaders begun the first round of talks on what promises to be the “biggest bilateral trade deal in history”, despite the event being overshadowed by continued tension over [read more]

French same-sex marriage laws legally signed in

French same-sex marriage laws legally signed in

France’s president, François Hollande, has signed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. This move has been surrounded by controversy as right-wing groups have organised the biggest street protests in 30 years to [read more]

France legalises gay marriage

France legalises gay marriage

Controversial legislation allowing same sex marriage and adoption has been introduced in France. The decision comes after some of France’s biggest protests over the debate. The vote was passed by 321 votes to 225, as hundreds of [read more]

Film review: Populaire

Film review: Populaire

Director Regis Roinsard’s feature film debut brings this, an utterly charming tale of love, resilience and triumph, showcasing the seamless appeal of modern French film-making with a quirky and accessible twist. Set in France in the late [read more]

Impressive Azzurri defeat France 23-18 in Rome

Impressive Azzurri defeat France 23-18 in Rome

An impressive Italy side led by captain Sergio Parisse and fly-half Luciano Orquera shocked a lacklustre France team in front of 60,000 enthusiastic fans in Rome on Sunday in a superb performance. Playing in the Stadio Olimpico in front of [read more]

British army joins French for Mali mission

British army joins French for Mali mission

The British Government has pledged to send British troops to Mali to support French and Malian troops in their attempt to wipe out Islamist insurgents and re-build political stability in Mali. Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond today [read more]

Beautiful chic Parisian fashion at the House of Manikinn

Beautiful chic Parisian fashion at the House of Manikinn

House of Manikinn was founded by its designer Shereen Huber back in 2009 when she noticed a gap in the market for her edgy creations that are bold and have a design aesthetic. She draws most of her inspiration from travelling around the [read more]

Top five winter destinations

Top five winter destinations

Winter 2012 is here, and holiday destinations should be a top priority. Here are our top five destinations for this winter: 1) Spain – Gran Canaria A trip to Spain will help you escape winter and take you back to the summer you’ve [read more]

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First arrest made in Heartbleed hack case
First arrest made in Heartbleed hack case

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Original recipe of the week: Triple Chocolate Cookies

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