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2009-04-17 12:35:00

U.S. market focus continues with French film festival sponsorship in Los Angeles HOLLYWOOD, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cotes du Rhone, the second largest quality wine region in France, continues to expand its U.S. marketing presence with a major sponsorship role at the City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) Hollywood French Film Festival event. The opening night reception is Monday April 20th from 6pm to 8pm at the Directors Guild of America building and will feature a selection of Cotes du...

2008-05-30 21:00:19

People living along France's Rhone River and people who regularly eat fish from the river have tested positive for a toxic chemical, health officials said. Some of those tested had four to five times the so-called safe level of PCB, or polychlorobiphenyl, in their blood, EuroNews.net reported Friday. PCB is known to be toxic, said Pierre Souvet, president of the medical association in Provence, which carried out the tests on 52 Rhone residents. It can cause cancer, neurological problems...

2005-11-18 09:20:25

LYON, France (Reuters) - Festivities marking the arrival of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau turned violent in the southeastern French city of Grenoble on Friday, when more than 30 people were injured in clashes between students and police. The overnight disturbance was an isolated incident in a country that had largely returned to normal after almost three weeks of rioting by youths angry over unemployment and discrimination in the suburbs of Paris and other French cities. Friday's...

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