A Sexually Aroused Dolphin is Putting French Bathers in Danger

France’s picturesque coastal village of Landévennec in the northwestern Brittany region is being terrorized by a sexually aroused dolphin. Brittany is renowned for its gorgeous beaches which attract many sailing and swimming enthusiasts. The Brittany coast is also home to abbey ruins which date back to the fifth century. However, a dolphin has recently been getting too close to swimmers. Landévennec’s mayor, Roger Lars, has banned visitors from swimming on its local beaches. As a part of Lars’ new bylaw, beach-goers are not allowed to be within 40 meters of…

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Germany and France currently in talks to decrease damage from Trump’s trade wars

Germany and France are currently developing solutions to combat the U.S.’ trade wars against European countries. Ever since the Trump administration’s controversial tariffs were announced, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Makron have taken the responsibility to decrease the damage that the trade wars will have on the European economy. Both of them, as well as other European leaders, have been working in enhancing their independence from the United States in a way to move forward economically. While they do not intend to completely end their transatlantic relations,…

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Fashion Designer Hakuyo Miya Fuses Japanese and French Elements With MOUTON BLANC

Hakuyo Miya is an extremely unique designer, to say the least. Calling Japan his birthplace and home, Hakuyo Miya went on to further his fashion education by studying at Atelier Chardon Savard in Paris, which lead to a distinctly French flair to his designs. Not one to be a black sheep, Hakuya Miya and his brand MOUTON BLANC (French for white sheep) have a goal of making a true difference in the fashion world; by bringing together vastly different styles, you get something wholly unique, but still celebrates those very different cultures and…

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Viva the Rats! Exterminate or Protect?

Rats have become a burden in Paris as of late, often seen scouring around popular tourist sights, restaurants and museums. When Geoffroy Boulard, mayor of the 17th arrondissement in the northwestern part of the city, attempted to have something done about the rodent infestation, to his great surprise, he encountered resistance. Ten members of the local lobby group showed up to protest the planned poisoning by exterminators: they proposed a more humane treatment of animals through the distribution of birth control. The local lobby called Rattus Norvegicus is active and…

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Ethiopia Demands That English Museum Return Lock of Hair

Ethiopia is demanding that a London museum return a 19th-century emperor’s lock of hair which was stolen by the British. During Britain’s 1868 invasion of Ethiopia, Emperor Tewodros II killed himself before he could be taken prisoner. He shot himself with a pistol gifted to him by Queen Victoria. The British army under Lieutenant Gen Sir Robert Napier tore off the Emperor’s clothes and cut off his braid to take back to the UK. They also stole well as hundreds of other looted objects. The National Army Museum in Chelsea…

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