Avignon (France)

Type: City
Name: Avignon (France)
Country: France
Latitude: 43.959999
Longitude: 4.81
population: 85,848
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

A flea, a rabid rat and God

A friend left me a great book on the 14th century that featured the story of the bubonic “black” plague.Did a flea bite a rabid rat and then a human being to cause one-third of mankind to be decimated in that European sector of the world?In October 1347, ... [Published Bluffton Today - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Shape I’m In: Angeline Ball, TV cook

SINGER, actress and more recently TV cook, Angeline Ball is a woman of many parts.That she is a whizz in the kitchen should come as no surprise to those who watched her chop and stir her way to a five-star award three years ago in RTE’s The Restaurant, ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sounds of Street View

Item: Many people have used Google Street View to check out everything from their neighborhood to an exotic location. Now one company has given a decidedly more immersive spin to it. is a web browser add-on that adds ambient, site-specific noise to a ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Naturex 1H 2014 Revenue Slips 4.3% On Unfavorable Exchange Rates

Naturex ’s (Avignon, France) 2014 first-half revenue fell 4.3% to €158.3 from €165.8 million a year ago due to an unfavorable foreign exchange environment. Restated to adjust for sales of its Svetol green coffee bean extract in the United States and krill ... [Published Perfumer & Flavorist - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

You never have to go outside again thanks to 'Sounds of Street View'

If you spend too much time in front of a computer (like many of us here), you may sometimes get a strange itch to stand up and go "outside." You know, that bright place with all the loud noises and the people. But you don't actually have to do that anymore, ... [Published The Verge - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sounds of Street View takes you on a virtual vacation

You can only experience so much of a place by poking around it in Google Maps , and that's why Amplifon, a hearing aid company from the UK (seriously), put together a little getaway-in-a-browser called Sounds of Street View . The name really says it all ... [Published Engadget - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

River cruising guide: French menu can satisfy any appetite (The West Australian)

Tauck's cruise uses Paris as a terminus. Picture: Wine in the south and war history in the north await travellers cruising the rivers of France.Burgundy and Provence are perfect for cruising in the European summer, with universally admired French cuisine ... [Published West Australian - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Avignon encore

'Matter' by French choreographer Julie Nioche Photo/Christophe Raynaud de Lage 'Solitaritate' Photo/Paul Baila 'Notre peur de n'etre' Photo/Christophe Raynaud de Lage 'La jeune fille le diable et le moulin' Photo/Christophe Raynaud de Lage Festival d'Avignon ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

River cruise in southern France: with the van guard

Luxury cruising takes effortlessly through a southern slice of France.As I clamber out of a taxi on the riverfront, I smell oleanders, car exhausts and a promenade hot in the late spring sunshine. Avignon's half-remaining mediaeval bridge thrusts a bony ... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Book Now to Fly for Free in 2015

Fly for FREE to Italy or France on select Uniworld departures in 2015! This incredible limited-time offer is available for one month only, from August 1 to September 1, 2014. Book now, while space is still available—there’s no better time to enjoy la ... [Published Travel Pulse - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

A week in Provence

It is only on our third day in France, at around 7 p.m., that I finally understand what this light is all about. Awash in a golden glow, everything looks exaggerated including the color of the soil.It’s as if a painter had taken his paintbrush and let ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

French fighter jet crashes in training, pilots eject safely

AVIGNON, France - A French Mirage fighter jet crashed in an uninhabited area during a training exercise on Monday but the two pilots ejected safely, the air force said.It blamed a "technical problem" for the crash of the Mirage 2000B in the south of ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Aug 04 2014]

Quotes

...a former property developer who lives near Avignon, France, with his French wife, Betty, 43, and their daughters Clara, 15, and Esmee, 13, said: "Unilever had agreed to the licensing contract but told us we couldn't mention Marmite on the show as they hadn't yet agreed the design of the game."
"Our country imagined a culture that would be neither local nor national or that of a specific community, but a culture created by all, a culture that believes that all cultures find their source in the same essential interrogations."
"So here's my tip for marrying a local. Always carry a slice of bread in your pocket if you're with a Frenchman, you never know when you might need it."

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A flea, a rabid rat and God [Published Bluffton Today - Aug 31 2014]
Shape I’m In: Angeline Ball, TV cook [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 31 2014]
Sounds of Street View [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 30 2014]
Naturex 1H 2014 Revenue Slips 4.3% On Unfavorab... [Published Perfumer & Flavorist - Aug 29 2014]
You never have to go outside again thanks to 'S... [Published The Verge - Aug 26 2014]
New Marmite board games revealed after BBC Drag... [Published SourceWire - Aug 26 2014]
Sounds of Street View takes you on a virtual va... [Published Engadget - Aug 25 2014]
Love it or hate it: Friends who dreamed up Marm... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 25 2014]
River cruising guide: French menu can satisfy a... [Published West Australian - Aug 25 2014]
Avignon encore [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 24 2014]
Call to put transport in place before new Galwa... [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 24 2014]
River cruise in southern France: with the van g... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 23 2014]
Book Now to Fly for Free in 2015 [Published Travel Pulse - Aug 22 2014]
Southern Magic [Published Pattaya Mail - Aug 22 2014]
How You Can Learn To Cook On A Cruise [Published Travel Pulse - Aug 21 2014]
'Viral landscape' key to NZ Varroa research [Published Stock Journal Australia - Aug 21 2014]
One-on-One Drug Prevention in Cities Across France [Published PRWeb - Aug 21 2014]
Armchair travel just got better! Now you can li... [Published News24 - Aug 20 2014]
New platform adds soundscapes to Google Street ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 19 2014]
A week in Provence [Published Philippine Star - Aug 16 2014]
Russian food embargo leaves Europe with glut of... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
1944 anniversaries reach Cote d’Azur landings [Published EuroNews - Aug 15 2014]
Direct high speed rail link from Ashford to the... [Published Hawkinge Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
Carmarthen Journal published Trio's cycle fundr... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 13 2014]
Naturex Personal Care Unit Becomes Union for Et... [Published Perfumer & Flavorist - Aug 11 2014]
Travel: History on your palate [Published Pune Mirror - Aug 10 2014]
At-home mothers face barriers going into the wo... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Domaine de Manville, Provence: Room service [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
FRANCE - EUROPE - RUSSIA: French farmers worry ... [Published Radio France Internationale - Aug 07 2014]
’Hundred-Foot Journey’ takes forever to complete [Published Longview Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
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French fighter jet crashes in training, pilots ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Aug 04 2014]
AVIGNON, France - A French Mirage fighter jet crashed in an uninhabited area during a training exercise on Monday but the two pilots ejected safely, the air force said.It blamed a "technical problem" for the crash of the Mirage 2000B in the south of ...
Malevich at the Tate Modern until 26 Oct 2014 [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 21 2014]
by Sue Hubbard Iconic is a much overused word but there are certain artworks that have changed the course of art history. Without them what we take for granted as contemporary art might have been totally different. Picasso’s 1907 Desmoiselles ...
French imams, prison chaplains seek ways to com... [Published FaithWorld - Jun 19 2014]
(A family lights candles at the Jewish Museum, site of a shooting in central Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal ) Islamic prayer leaders and prison chaplains in France, jolted by a French Islamist’s killing spree at the Brussels Jewish Museum, ...
France Seeks Forbearance [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 01 2014]
French President Hollande, fresh from a stunning defeat in local elections is signaling that he will once seek the EC (and Germany's) forbearance to relax the fiscal rules yet again for the euro zone's second largest economy. Yesterday INSEE reported ...
France's Right-Wing National Front Party Trounc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 31 2014]
PARIS (AP) — French voters dealt a severe blow to the Socialist government in Sunday's municipal elections, but the party saved face by retaining the crown jewel, Paris, which got its first female mayor. The anti-immigration far right, which claims ...
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