Posts tagged "france"

Russia Gives France A New Puppy To Replace Killed Beloved Police Dog

Russia is improving its relations with France by sending an Alsatian puppy to them named Dobrynya in a gesture of solidarity after the beloved Parisian police dog Diesel, a Belgian Shepherd, was…

Katrin Higher | November 21, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Don’t Worry, This Little French Boy Will Make You Feel Better

I’ve been spending the last few days reading essays that were published after 9/11, thinking about how deep the rift in my life is, between my childhood until September 11,

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 17, 2015 - 11:00 am

Can We Set Down The Banner Of Gun Rights And Mourn With Paris?

When the news broke on Friday that Paris had been attacked, I was at a friend’s house. I kept reciting the numbers to him: two explosions, 35 dead, hostages taken.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Terrorist Attacks, President Hollande Vows Retaliation

After Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris which left 128 dead and 200 injured, French president Francois Hollande vowed to retaliate with a “merciless” response to the deadliest attacks on…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 10:28 am

Breaking News: At Least 140 Dead In Multiple Paris Attacks, Hostage Situation Over

This post is being updated as more information becomes available. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Paris and the people of France. …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 13, 2015 - 5:25 pm

Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ Being Used To House Refugees, Renamed ‘Dismal Aid’

The artist Banksy has always been a controversial provocateur, but in this case, he’s getting down to business and truly trying to do good.
His recent installment of Dismaland –…

Katrin Higher | October 18, 2015 - 2:00 pm

French Court Could Create First EU Gender-Neutral Legal Identity

A French court decided this week that a 64-year-old plaintiff had the right to be legally recognized as gender-neutral. The individual, whose name has not been released, identifies as intersex

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2015 - 10:43 am

France Rejects Julian Assange’s Asylum Plea

Thank you France, for rejecting douchebag Julian Assange’s plea to come to your country for asylum.
The Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is currently in holding at the Ecuadorian embassy in…

Katrin Higher | July 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Women In Washington, D.C. Can Now Be Fired For Using Birth Control

A House committee voted to overturn a new Washington D.C. law that would have banned employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions like using IVF, having an abortion, or even

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm

France Bans Ultra-Thin Models And Pro-Anorexia Websites

Following in Spain, Italy and Israel’s footsteps, the French Parliament has passed a law that will ban the employment of models under a certain Body Mass Index (BMI) in an…

Katrin Higher | April 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Watch Tracy Emin Recreate Her Past In Tate’s Exhibition Of “My Bed”

Plus, Ikea is providing the United Nations with flat-pack refugee shelters — awesome! Click for more in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 31, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Watch Jon Stewart’s Reaction To The Charlie Hebdo Massacre

One suspect, 18-year-old Mourad Hamyd, has been taken into custody for the attack on the headquarters of satirical comedy magazine Charlie Hebdo which left 12 people dead on Wednesday. Two other…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Cities That Surprise: Lyon, France

Lyon, France is often referred to as “Little Paris,” but after spending a few days there last month, I would like to propose some other potential nicknames that more accurately…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 13, 2014 - 3:00 pm

8 Things That Happened to Us While Dating Abroad

When we met at college, little did we know that between the two of us, we would spend the next few years living in five different countries (U.S., France, China, Australia and…

Jessica Pan And Rachel Kapelke-Dale | August 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

European Court Upholds France’s Ban On Face-Covering Veils

The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France’s ban on face-covering veils, claiming that veiled women make other people uncomfortable. The case was brought by a 24-year-old Muslim…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Report: Kim And Kanye Will Marry At An Italian Fortress

 What happened to a wedding at Versailles? A source told People that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are marrying in Italy instead — at a 16th century fortress in Florence…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2014 - 10:30 am

This French Short Film “Oppressed Majority” Shows Men What It’s Really Like To Be A Woman In A Sexist Society

We don’t live in a world where men experience the same day-to-day sexist micro-aggressions that women do. But “Oppressed Majority,” a short French film by Elénore Pourriat, does a pretty…

Jessica Wakeman | February 6, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Miley Cyrus & Britney Spears Deemed Too Sexy For French Daytime TV

Miley’s video for “Wrecking Ball” and Britney’s video for “Work B**ch” are not to be shown on television in France before 10 p.m., according to the CSA. [Newser]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm

France Considers Sex Work Law Punishing Johns

France’s parliament is reviewing a proposed bill today to curb sex work by punishing the johns with a $2,000 fine while protecting the sex workers. Prostitution is currently legal…

Jessica Wakeman | November 27, 2013 - 6:30 pm
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