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The forever war
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Wandering this week through the south Manchester neighbourhood of Fallowfield where Salman Abedi grew up was yet another trip back in time. In January, 2015, I was in Paris, after brothers Said and Chérif ... When I arrived in Gennevilliers two years ...
French Muslims fear state aims to control their faith
Behind a wire-mesh fence embedded in weeds, in the northern Paris suburb of Gennevilliers, stand a cluster of terracotta-coloured buildings and a row of tents. This is the site of the El Houda Association Mosque, raided and closed down less than a ...
In Focus: Aldo Amoretti
I usually travel multiple days to explore the experience with architecture in an enhanced way. What is your goal when capturing buildings in ... Internat Lycée Galilée, Gennevilliers, France, by Jean Pierre Lott Architecte. Photos courtesy of Aldo ...
Famous French coffee roaster is now in Malaysia
Cafes Richard's history began in 1892 with a warehouse. In 1938, Henri Richard purchased the warehouse from his cousin and started a wine business, supplying fine wines to hotels and cafes in Paris. By the time his sons Pierre and Andre joined the ...
Inside the immigrant ghettoes where terror breeds: Concrete warren divided into 'boxes' houses 10000 Muslims in grim ...
Half a century ago, Gennevilliers was an archetypically French community, as illustrated by the charming sepia photographs hanging in the Brazza brasserie, opposite the town hall, showing people dining on shady terraces, and riding bicycles in their ...
Liberty, equality, subversion: French ballot box humour
The second round of the French presidential election was a convincing victory for Emmanuel Macron who won 66 percent of the vote compared to Marine Le Pen's 34 percent. However, those figures ignore the unusually high number of abstentions – 26 ...
Exide Unveils New Battery Innovations at Automechanika
PR Newswire (press release)
GENNEVILLIERS, France, Sept. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Exide Technologies, a leading global provider of stored electrical energy solutions, unveiled its latest products at the Automechanika Frankfurt 2016 trade fair. These included a groundbreaking ...
Mission: Impossible 6 to film in Paris and NZ
Paris is now a more viable filming location for big-budget Hollywood shoots since its Tax Rebate for International Productions (known as TRIP) got a boost at the beginning of last year. The change resulted in a sharp increase in foreign production ...
Can You Guess How Much These Artworks Are Worth?
Auction houses don't simply pluck prices for their sales out of nowhere. They assign estimates based on what previous, comparable artworks have sold for. The logic is the same as with real estate: If the market can sustain a price for one work, it can ...
Why Go Now: Normandy's Third Impressionist Festival
The theme for Normandy's third Impressionist Festival, which runs for five months between April 16 and September 26, is Portraits. Its two previous events, held in 2010 and 2013, revolved around painting en plein air (outdoors) and water, both central ...