Avignon (France)

Type: City
Name: Avignon (France)
Country: France
Latitude: 43.959999
Longitude: 4.81
population: 85,848
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

John W. Smith: Trip to France leads to religion-related observations

]]>Saturday July 26, 2014 12:01 AM&nbspWould spending a full hour in the Pope's Palace count as a religious experience? Not exactly.I got to tour the palace at Avignon, where >>>>Continue ... [Published Reading Eagle - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Man wheels from France to Germany

amFrench Guy Patin (centre), accompanied by French pupils, arrives with his handbike at Sachsenhausen concentration camp memorial in Oranienburg, north of Berlin, yesterday. The 66-year-old Patin arrived in Sachsenhausen after having travelled more than ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

London-Marseille Eurostar line on track to open next spring

From May 2015, Eurostar will operate direct services between London and Marseille, France. — AFP-Relaxnews pic LONDON, July 26 — From May 2015, tourists will be able to board a high-speed train in London and travel directly to the port town in the south ... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Avignon shows hit as France questions performers' pay

The "intermittents" are back! If you do not understand what that means, then you cannot have spent much time in France. The "intermittents" - or more precisely "les intermittents du spectacle" - are a peculiarly Gallic species.They are workers in the ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon

Thomas JollyAVIGNON — An 18-hour version of Shakespeare's epic "Henry VI" ended to sustained applause early Tuesday at France's top arts festival in Avignon, marking a triumph for the play's 32-year-old director.The daunting task involving 21 actors, ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Avignon wowed by 18-hour Shakespeare play

at the Theatre National de Bretagne, in Rennes, western France, shows actors from the troupe "La Piccola Familia" performing during a rehearsal of "Henri VI". PhotoAn 18-hour version of Shakespeare's epic "Henry VI" ended to sustained applause early Tuesday ... [Published The Local France - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sofico acquires Car Systems in France

Belgium-based Sofico, a privately owned provider of global fleet, leasing and mobility software, has acquired the French IT solutions company, Car Systems.Founded in 1985 and based in Avignon, France, Car Systems provides fleet software solutions and ... [Published Fleet News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Discount rail deals

18/07/2014 9:58 amSpeedy services on European rail.TRAVELLERS heading to France and beyond before the end of August can take advantage of heavily discounted rail deals from Rail Europe.With savings of up to $45 per ticket and extra discounts on top of ... [Published Senior Newspaper - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Avignon

Sip world famous grape, soak up the Provencal sunshine and sing the town’s famous song in this 14th century papal seat and Unesco-listed site, says Alicia MillerWhy go?The southeastern French city is a medieval papal seat, awash with great restaurants ... [Published FoodandTravel - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

TAIWAN’S LINEUP FOR THE 2014 OFF D’AVIGNON

With the assistance of the Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris, four Taiwanese performance groups will participate in the 2014 OFF Festival d’Avignon in France. This year will mark the eighth year of Taiwan’s participation in the famed summer festival, which ... [Published Taiwan Today - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

First person: Wayland resident returns to Avignon

My wife Karen has always loved Impressionist artists, and she was looking forward to immersing herself in their habitat. As it turned out, while the sites from which they worked are still there, the flowers they painted died 150 years ago and the places ... [Published Wicked Local Wayland - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Strike forces Avignon to cancel opening shows

A strike has forced the cancellation of the opening productions at the Avignon Theatre Festival. Photo: Bertand Langlos/AFPThe head of France's world famous Avignon Theatre Festival cancelled two productions set to open the event on Friday due to a strike ... [Published The Local France - Jul 04 2014]

Quotes

"It is pertinent to see how the king has no power, like the politicians we have elected and who seem impotent" Jolly said
"I ​​am delighted and very proud of the opportunity given to me to integrate Naturex, this international group already marked by many successes, and always ambitious; I hope to contribute in this new feature to future success,” Rigaud said."
"Based on the information, this is at the very least a case of gross negligence by the mother for having left her child in the direct sunlight" in a car, he said
..."Melons are like friends. Fifty have to be tried to find a single good one." The English, not to be outdone, translated Mermet's saying: "Friends are like melons. Shall I tell you why? To find one good, you must a hundred try."

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A year in Aix-en-Provence [Published French Property News - 12 hours ago]
John W. Smith: Trip to France leads to religion... [Published Reading Eagle - Jul 27 2014]
Man wheels from France to Germany [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 26 2014]
London-Marseille Eurostar line on track to open... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 26 2014]
Tips from a Pro on Flea Market Shopping [Published Chicago Magazine - Jul 26 2014]
Avignon shows hit as France questions performer... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Beyond luxe | The Sibuet family have high-end P... [Published Civilian - Jul 24 2014]
18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles Avignon [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 24 2014]
Avignon wowed by 18-hour Shakespeare play [Published The Local France - Jul 22 2014]
Epic marathon 18-hour Shakespeare play dazzles ... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 22 2014]
Sofico acquires Car Systems in France [Published Fleet News - Jul 22 2014]
Naturex appoints Olivier Rigaud as CEO [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Jul 22 2014]
Discount rail deals [Published Senior Newspaper - Jul 22 2014]
Malevich at the Tate Modern until 26 Oct 2014 [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 21 2014]
Baby Left in Sweltering Car in France Dies [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 19 2014]
Sofico Acquires Car Systems in France [Published Automotivedigest.com - Jul 19 2014]
Baby left in sweltering car in France dies [Published Expatica France - Jul 18 2014]
Sofico acquires Car Systems in France [Published International Fleet World - Jul 18 2014]
Barco is everywhere – even during your holidays! [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
17/07/2014 Eurostar reports continuing growth i... [Published Eurostar - Jul 17 2014]
Avignon [Published FoodandTravel - Jul 17 2014]
Melons for Summer and Soup [Published AINA - Jul 16 2014]
- Flash sterilisation of pkg materials - Disinf... [Published FnBnews.com - Jul 16 2014]
France, KSA working to promote cultural heritag... [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 14 2014]
A land of festivities and rich heritage [Published Arab News - Jul 13 2014]
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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 ...
Far-Right Gains In French Election As Hollande'... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 30 2014]
A week after initial votes showed the far-right anti-Euro National Front party gaining ground in French municipal elections, it appears the ongoing disappointment in the ruling Socialists is increasing (amid record joblessness). *FAR RIGHT MAKES FURTHER ...
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