Avignon (France)

Type: City
Name: Avignon (France)
Country: France
Latitude: 43.959999
Longitude: 4.81
population: 85,848
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers' Work from University of Avignon Focuses on Plant Ecology

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- A new study on Plant Ecology is now available. According to news reporting from Avignon, France , by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "The classification of plant ... [Published 4 Traders - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Uniworld's S.S. Catherine Welcomed to Fleet

The DetailsWith cruise customers always looking for something new, attention has turned to European waterways beyond the Danube. In particular, the Rhone River seems to have a lot of potential to wow passengers, with ships taking guests through France’s ... [Published Travel Age West - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Top 5 hot new cruises

There has never been a better time for cruising, with new ships and itineraries tempting passengers to sail the world’s seas and rivers. If you’re looking for something to float your boat in 2014, here are five hot new cruises to consider.SILVER DISCOVERER, ... [Published Qantas Travel Insider - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Algerians living in Southern France pour into polling stations

MARSEILLE (France) - The Algerian community in Marseille (south of France) started Saturday to vote in the polling station opened at the Chanot center at the Palais des Congrès (Congress Palace) to elect the new president.Buses have been reserved for ... [Published Algérie Presse Service - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Travel desk: alternatives to Cannes, a Jacuzzi on a crane and Russia's holiday gulags

Top five festivals in ProvenceThe Cannes film festival might be the best-known event on the Provençale festival calendar; here are five other events worth checking out.Chorégies d’OrangeThe Roman Théâtre Antique d’Orange summer opera festival runs from ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Soak up the sunshine in the South of France, Eurostar

Soak up the sunshine in the South of France EurostarSoak up the sunshine in the South of France with Eurostar fares from only £109 return·        Simple connection via Paris or Lille to reach Provencal countrysideTravellers looking to escape to the South ... [Published Whats Good To Do - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Provence and French Riviera’s diverse charms

The traditional vacation destinations in the French Riviera and Provence regions boast natural beauty, rich architectural heritage, great food and good wine. The diverse charms of the region enables travelers to plan themed tours according to their t ... [Published Korea Herald - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Provence profile – a town of many markets

The medieval town of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, near Avignon, is one of the most visited places in Provence.Even without its large biannual brocantes, dozens of antiquesand interiors galleries, a weekly Sunday market, combining a foodmarket, flea and antiques ... [Published Antiques Trade Gazette - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 9 reports

A bad day for M. Hollande

As expected, France’s local elections were a disaster for the incumbent Socialist Party. François Hollande may be looking for a new prime minister, new policies, or both.Yesterday was the second round of France’s municipal elections, and they turned out ... [Published Crikey Media - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 3 reports

VIDEO: National Front makes inroads in France

The ancient city of Avignon in the south of France may, for the first time after Sunday's municipal elections, have a mayor from the far-right Front National.Former civil servant Philippe Lottiaux was brought in to contest the seat by Front National leader ... [Published BBC - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 3 reports

Viking Cruises in record-breaking ship launch

19 March 2014Viking Cruises has broken its own world record by launching 14 new ships within 24 hours.The river cruise company inaugurated the ships in three cities - Amsterdam, Avignon in France and the German port of Rostock - to set the new Guinness ... [Published TTG Digital - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 6 reports

Viking Sets Another Guinness World Record in Christening New Longships

The fast-paced growth of Viking River Cruises was never more evident than today when -- in grand celebratory fashion -- the line christened seven Viking Longships –three docked in Avignon, France and three at Rostock, Germany. ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Mar 19 2014]

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...According to news reporting from Avignon, France , by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "The classification of plant species according to the CSR ecological strategy scheme has been proposed as a common language that allows comparison among species, communities, and floras. Although several studies on European continent have demonstrated a consistent association between CSR strategies and key ecosystem processes, studies of this type are still lacking in other ecoregions worldwide."
...It's no coincidence that this is happening shortly before the European elections, the liberal-conservative daily Diário de Notícias writes: "Prime Minister Passos Coelho had ruled out such an increase until recently, arguing that the circumstances didn't allow it. To be fair, it must be said that the troika wouldn't have allowed it either. ... On Sunday, however, he announced his willingness to negotiate an 'improvement' with employers and employees ... This is probably just the first of many pieces of good news that the government is planning for the final phase of the adjustment programme and which will help the ruling coalition to avoid a bad result in the elections on May 25. Other pieces of good news are cuts for 2015 that will be less harsh than originally planned and naturally a 'clean exit' instead of an assistance programme."
"Now that we don't have to worry about inadequate food and clothing, we can examine our culture and seek recognition of our identity" said Huang. Huang stressed that he is still cautiously deciding the subject of his next New Chinese Drama

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Algerians living in Southern France pour into p... [Published Algérie Presse Service - Apr 12 2014]
The Cruise Director: Silversea's Silver Discoverer [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Travel desk: alternatives to Cannes, a Jacuzzi ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 12 2014]
Soak up the sunshine in the South of France, Eu... [Published Whats Good To Do - Apr 12 2014]
Provence and French Riviera’s diverse charms [Published Korea Herald - Apr 11 2014]
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A Dream Trip: Paris and a Cruise Through the So... [Published Luxury Travel Magazines - Apr 11 2014]
Provence profile – a town of many markets [Published Antiques Trade Gazette - Apr 11 2014]
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France's Quickly Changing Face [Published Forward - Apr 07 2014]
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France Seeks Forbearance [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 01 2014]
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France's Front National has made historic gains in town hall elections. The first national elections since François Hollande became president saw the incumbent Socialists suffer heavy losses, while the main opposition UMP failed to do as well it would ...
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