Tag: France

Rare Rides: A Panhard PL 17 Tigre Cabriolet From 1963

<img data-attachment-id="1697464" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788.jpg" data-orig-size="1184,672" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1963 Panhard PL 17" data-image-description=" https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1171236 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-450×255.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-610×346.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697464 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-610×346.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”346″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-610×346.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-450×255.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-768×436.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/12290788.jpg 1184w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Rare Rides introduced the Panhard brand to the series a while back, showcasing the little 24. The […]

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Turkey’s Deportations Force Europe to Face Its ISIS Militants

PARIS — As Turkey followed through on its threat to release more Islamic State detainees last week, Western European nations were confronted with a problem they had long sought to avoid: what to do about the potential return of radicalized, often battle-hardened Europeans to countries that absolutely do not want them back. Faced with fierce […]

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Trump Against the Professionals

According to Donald Trump’s Republican defenders, the impeachment spectacle unfolding in Washington, D.C., is all about policy differences rather than presidential misconduct, with career foreign policy bureaucrats cooking up excuses to remove a president whose worldview they disdain. As is so often the case with defenses of our chief executive’s conduct, this argument fails completely […]

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French Baguettes From a Vending Machine? ‘What a Tragedy.’

LA CHAPELLE-EN-JUGER, France — The lights inside the village bakery used to come on before dawn, an hour or so before the smell of baking bread would waft into neighbors’ homes. The storefront door would soon be heard, opening and closing, the rhythm as predictable as the life stirring awake across the French countryside. But […]

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Roman Polanski Accused of 1975 Rape

PARIS — A French photographer has accused the director Roman Polanski of violently raping her in 1975 in his ski chalet in Switzerland when she was 18, the sixth woman to publicly accuse Mr. Polanski of sexually abusing her as a teenager. The director, who is preparing to release a film on Wednesday dealing with […]

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Centrists, Progressives and Europhobia

Will the Democratic presidential nomination go to a centrist or a progressive? Which choice would give the party the best chance in next year’s election? Honestly, I have no idea. One thing I can say, however, is that neither centrism nor progressivism is what it used to be. There was a time when arguments between […]

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Macron Says NATO Is Experiencing ‘Brain Death’ Because of Trump

BRUSSELS — French President Emmanuel Macron shocked allies in an interview published on Thursday, saying that he did not know whether NATO’s commitment to collective defense is still valid and that the alliance is experiencing “brain death” because of a lack of strategic coordination and leadership from the United States. “What we are currently experiencing […]

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France Announces Tough New Measures on Immigration

PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron of France tried to seize control of the issue of immigration on Wednesday, as his government announced steps to make the country less attractive to migrants while cracking open the door to skilled foreign workers. The combined moves were a bid by Mr. Macron to wrest the issue from his […]

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Humans Shipped an Awful Cargo Across the Seas: Cancer

Humans have spread a contagious form of cancer around the world. Researchers reported on Tuesday that the cancer, which invades mussels, has spread across the Equator. Originating in one species in the Northern Hemisphere, the cancer has established itself in another species in the Southern Hemisphere. “There’s no natural explanation for how that happened without […]

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A Book Full of Reasons to Love Paris

THE SEINE The River That Made Paris By Elaine Sciolino I learned so much from this book. Elaine Sciolino is a graceful, companionable writer, someone who speaks about France in the most enjoyably American way. The French pride themselves on conversing on a lofty plane; when Americans start exchanging anecdotes or matching experiences, many French […]

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Macron Steps Into a Leadership Vacuum in Europe, and on Some Toes

BRUSSELS — The German government is paralyzed, stuck in a divided “zombie” coalition unable to act and unwilling to die. The Italian government is an accident, another clumsy coalition built in fear of populism. The Spanish are about to have their fourth election in four years. And Britain’s navel-gazing continues more than three and a […]

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Death of ISIS Leader Is Scant Consolation to a Changed France

PARIS — The killing of the Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was met this week with no outpouring of joy or even relief in France, even though this is the European country that suffered most from his depredations. The reason is simple: the Islamic State’s crimes, and the fear they instilled in the national […]

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Fiat Chrysler And PSA Group Reportedly In Merger Talks

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group are reportedly in talks about a potential merger that could create a trans-Atlantic auto giant. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Wall Street Journal reports that one of the possibilities the two sides are discussing is an all-share merger of equals. In this case, PSA’s Chief Executive Carlos Tavares […]

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How Modernity Came to Europe

THE EUROPEANSThree Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan CultureBy Orlando Figes Imagine a society where, within the space of a single generation, human innovation all but collapses the most formidable geographic distances, allowing individuals and information to travel the globe with unprecedented swiftness and ease. Where new platforms radically transform the ways in which […]

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Yet Another Unsolved Murder Stirs Corsica Against Its ‘Mafia’

On a Mediterranean island of jagged beauty, obscure criminal gangs are blamed for everything from overdevelopment to the drug trade. But those who speak out place themselves at risk. ImageThe best friend and grandmother of a Corsican man murdered in September lighting candles on his grave.Credit…Andrea Mantovani for The New York Times CARGÈSE, Corsica — […]

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New Renault Zoe Tries To Shatter Range Anxiety In Funny Ad

Thanks to the constant evolution of battery technology and the constantly increasing number of charging stations in the Western world, electric vehicles have become easier to live with. However, despite some of them having an autonomy comparable to gasoline-powered cars, range anxiety still remains a concern for many potential customers. This is where Renault has […]

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