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2014-04-18 12:20:39

SAINT-CLOUD, France, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X at the fourth Marrakech Air Show, to be held in Morocco April 23-26. It will be Dassault's second appearance at the show, which bills itself as the foremost trade show in the African region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/681518 ) The flagship Falcon 7X,...

2014-04-18 04:20:42

BRUSSELS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France declined 0.3 percent in February to 117.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.4 percent increase in January, and a 0.3 percent increase in December. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in February to 103.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in January and a 0.1 percent...

2014-04-17 12:27:09

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Software Defined Radios Market (Defense, Commercial & Homeland Security) - Forecast Analysis to 2014 - 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/software_defined_radios_market_defense_commercial_homeland_security_forecast_analysis_2014_2020.htmlThe report provides information about the application of SDRs in defense, commercial, and homeland security segment....

2014-04-17 08:24:01

CALGARY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce that for a fifth consecutive year, it has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada and France. Vermilion was also recognized as a Best Workplace in the Netherlands in 2014, the first year its Netherlands operations have been eligible for ranking. In Canada, Vermilion was ranked 5(th) Best Workplace in its category for 2014. More than 300 Canadian companies...

2014-04-17 04:21:45

PARIS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group, reports first quarter revenue for 2014. Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Levy comments on revenue and outlook. Watch video interview and read transcript: http://www.eurobusinessmedia.com/ceo-direct/publicis-groupe/interview-with-ceo-maurice-levy-q1-2014-revenue,2014-04-16,1172?utm_source=ceo-direct&utm_medium=bw Topics covered in the interview include:...

2014-04-16 16:30:36

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/pharmapoint_atopic_dermatitis_global_drug_forecast_market_analysis_2022.htmlPharmaPoint: Atopic Dermatitis - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 SummaryAlthough the past decade has seen the atopic dermatitis market remain relatively unchanged...

2014-04-16 16:21:26

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Weapons Market Forecast Analysis (2013 - 2018)http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/smart_weapons_market_forecast_analysis_2013_2018.html This report presents a complete analysis of the global smart weapons market across the projected period. It provides an analysis of the factors driving the market, the challenges faced by the industry, and the factors...

2014-04-16 12:21:31

SAINT-CLOUD, France, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastest Selling Falcon Ever Another milestone in the Falcon 7X program was reached this week with the roll-out of the 250th aircraft at Dassault Aviation's Charles Lindbergh Hall in Merignac near Bordeaux, France. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/681217 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) The aircraft entered final...

2014-04-16 08:26:29

WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, today announced plans to expand its European presence into France. With the launch of the new service scheduled for the second quarter of 2015, QVC will expand its global multimedia ecommerce business to seven operations reaching nine countries. "As the second largest economy in the European Union, with a robust ecommerce sector and solid digital infrastructure, France offers a...

2014-04-16 00:20:11

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9dgc5n/europe_car_rental) has announced the addition of the "Europe Car Rental Industry Analysis to 2017 - Latvia, Belgium and Ukraine to Stimulate the Market Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9dgc5n/europe_car_rental ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report titled -Europe Car Rental...


Latest France Reference Libraries

Boulonnais
2014-04-03 10:56:16

The Boulonnais, also known as the white marble horse, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in France. It is thought that breed originated when two breeders attempted to create a large but fast war horse for the Crusaders. The two worked separately to breed the existing heavy draft breeds from France with mares of the German Mecklenberg breed. When the Spanish occupied Flanders in the 17th century, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including the Andalusian, Arabian, and...

Auxois
2014-04-02 11:05:05

The Auxois is a breed of horse that was developed in the Auxois region of eastern France. It is a descendant of the Bourguignon horse and was crossbred with the now extinct Morvan horse. In the 19th century, Percheron horses and Boulonnais were introduced into the bloodline, possibly followed by the Nivernais and Ardennais horse breeds. Foreign horse breeds were introduced into the bloodline, creating a horse that would later be bred with Ardennais and Trait du Nord stallions to create a...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Keeled Skimmer, Orthetrum coerulescens
2013-08-01 13:38:12

The keeled skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe. Its range includes Afghanistan, Algeria, Austria, Denmark, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. It can be found in boggy areas in the northern areas of its range, while it prefers running water sources, like ditches and streams, in other areas of its range. The keeled skimmer holds a thinner body than that of the...

Léopold Eyharts
2012-10-02 09:49:07

Léopold Eyharts is a Brigadier General in the French Air Force and an ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut. Eyharts was born April 28, 1957, in Biarritz, France. After completing his basic academics, he joined the French Air Force Academy of Salon-de-Provence in 1977 to study aeronautical engineering. Eyharts graduated in 1979 as an engineer. By 1980 he became a fighter pilot and was sent to the Istres Air Force Base in France. Initially he was assigned to an operational jaguar squadron...

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