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  1. IbrahimAbi

    French success

    French inventor Franky Zapata has made the first-ever successful Channel crossing on a jet-powered flyboard. rance's military has also sought to develop the technology for itself, and recently gave his company, Z-AIR, a €1.3m ($1.4m; £1.28m) grant. (Sceptics were quoted saying that this would...
  2. A

    The truth about Humpty Dumpty and his French equivalent...

    According to the Oxford English Dictionary the term "humpty dumpty" referred to a drink of brandy boiled with ale in the 17th century. The riddle probably exploited, for misdirection, the fact that "humpty dumpty" was also eighteenth-century reduplicative slang for a short and clumsy person...
  3. K

    French to bring back National Service

    President Macron is keeping one of his election promises. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44625625
  4. IbrahimAbi

    Are the French Revolting?

    A waiter in Canada who was fired for his aggressive and disrespectful behaviour towards his colleagues has claimed he is not rude, he's just French. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/waiter-fired-aggressive-behaviour-not-rude-french-guillaume-rey-vancouver-canada-a8275161.html
  5. Spurs

    French shooting

    Im assuming NOTHING French school shooting: 'Several hurt' in Grasse attack - BBC News
  6. Kingfisher

    French Elections

    So whose bet is on whom for the next French President?
  7. Kalkan regular

    French Air Traffic Controllers strike on 15 September

    For anyone flying to the UK or some areas of Europe the French Air Traffic Controllers are on strike tomorrow so expect flights to be delayed.
  8. bal canavar

    French Train Attack

    Unarmed US Marines foil suspected terrorist attack onboard high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris after they take down Kalashnikov-wielding Moroccan gunman known to intelligence services A suspected Moroccan terrorist opened fire with a Kalashnikov on board a high speed train in...
  9. Billy Joe

    French Blockade.

    Eurotunnel disruption: 'Lights went out. It was terrifying' - BBC News They were too busy cosying up to the Germans to blockade the ports in 1944 more so when the Germans came knocking on their door earlier and invaded them.
  10. S

    French, german, piano, and kid swimming course urla

    Hi, I would like to get some infos about courses. Is there any german, french course in urla area? Also i'm looking for piano lesson and swimming for my kid. Thanks in advance.. Shirly
  11. T

    UN aid worker suspended for leaking report on child abuse by French troops

    UN aid worker suspended for leaking report on child abuse by French troops | World news | The Guardian
  12. Spurs

    French Massacre

    Terrorists strike again BBC News - Home
  13. Spurs

    French shooting

    Its just no good attacking people with a knife when they have guns. :dooh: BBC News - 'Allahu Akbar' attacker shot by French police
  14. T

    Erdogan French visit

    About two weeks ago, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu was in France to prepare for President Erdoğan's visit. Following Çavuşoğlu's visit, EU Affairs Minister Volkan Bozkır met last week with French government officials and conveyed a message that included Turkey's expectations from France...
  15. Spurs

    French problem

    What gets me is that when people are in power its "immigration is good for us". Once out of power & back in the real world the attitude is different. I relate that statement to here in the UK. Both Blunkett & Straw have sinced voiced concerns now they are out of the limelight. I never doubted...
  16. M

    French speaking person

    Hello. I have a home in Kadikalesi but I only go there during holidays. I am Belgian and I would meet people speaking french in Kadikalesi, Turgutreis or Gümüslük. I would be very happy to meet you. Thank you
  17. S

    EU Human Rights Court supports French Niqab

    Bravo bravo - the wearing of the niqab in most cases is a political statement rather than being a religious requirement. BBC NEWS " The European Court of Human Rights has upheld a ban by France on wearing the Muslim full-face veil - the niqab. A case was brought by a 24-year-old French...
  18. beyazbayan

    French far-right party soars in elections

    National Front wins huge rise in support in local polls, as President Hollande's Socialists suffer drop in popularity.
  19. B

    French Fracking.

    BBC News - French oil giant Total to invest in UK shale gas I don't care who does the job, anything that helps us to avoid those disastrous "wind farms" gets my vote. Bill.
  20. Yalides

    The French, doh !

    True story reported by an English guy who was stopped and asked to give a breathalyzer test late at night. The English guy lives near Le Bugue in the Dordogne and at the time he was stopped he was as pissed as a fart... The gendarme signals to him to wind down the window then asks him if he...
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