President Macron visits Notre Dame two years after fire

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French President Emmanuel Macron has visited Notre Dame on the two-year anniversary of the devastating fire that destroyed much of the cathedral.He spoke of the "collective pride" of the reconstruction efforts, and looked to the future and completion targets that have been impacted by the pandemic. Source link

France urges citizens to leave Pakistan amid anti-French protests

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An email from the French embassy warns of "serious threats" after anti-blasphemy protests. Source link

Facebook urged to scrap Instagram for children plans

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A campaign group claims the "image-obsessed" platform is dangerous for children's health and privacy. Source link

Mystery tree beast turns out to be croissant

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Polish animal welfare officers responding to a call discover the creature is in fact a pastry. Source link

Why Australia is in hysterics over a ‘navy twerking’ dance

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They specialise in dancehall, reggae, afrobeats, commercial jazz and hip hop - dance genres which at times have shocked mainstream white culture, but are now commonly found in modern dance. The commercial group is more commonly hired for parties, hen nights and workshops. Source link

Audi just debuted the new Q4 E-Tron SUV, its cheapest electric vehicle

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With US federal electric vehicle tax credits, that means it should effectively cost $37,500 in its least expensive version. That's slightly less than a Tesla Model 3 sedan and much less than a Tesla Model Y SUV. (Tesla vehicles are not currently eligible for federal tax credits.) While there are more luxury electric crossovers entering the market few,...

Changes in India’s monsoon rainfall could bring serious consequences to more than a billion people

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For every degree Celsius of global warming, monsoon rainfalls will likely increase by 5%, according to one of the key points of the analysis.While more rain might seem like a good thing, too much (or too little) can harm crops. India depends on this seasonal rainfall to help sustain the crops necessary to feed the second-most populated country...

US poised to sanction Russia for cyber-attacks

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The Biden administration may place sanctions on more than 30 Russian entities as soon as Thursday. Source link

FBI opens a new investigation into China ‘every 10 hours,’ bureau director says

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In his testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray said that no other country represented more of a threat to the US' economic security and democratic ideals than China, adding that its ability to influence American institutions was "deep and wide and persistent."US Director for National Intelligence Avril Haines and CIA Director William Burns spoke alongside Wray at the ...

France cuts two submarines in half to make one new one

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An intense 14-hour-long accidental fire on the attack submarine Perle while it was in dry dock for repairs last June left the front section of the boat unusable, according to the French Defense Ministry. It suffered structural damage to steel components that could not be repaired.But the rear half of the 241-foot-long (73 meters) submarine, which has a...