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  • Added: thursday 01 February 2007 at 23:41:00

    28.000 extra people in Paris

    28.000 extra people in ParisYesterday, the city of Paris has published the results of the census carried out by the INSEE and the Atelier Parisien d'Urbanisme (APUR) on its website .

    In France there's no administration of inhabitants in each city. This means that you don't need to register when you arrive and start living somewhere. This has probably always been like this, but I think there's a lot of drawbacks on this system; one of these drawbacks is that it's only possible to ge ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: France
  • Added: wednesday 06 December 2006 at 1:38:00

    France 24 starts on December 6th, 2006

    France 24 starts on December 6th, 2006A project which, according to the French Wikipedia article about France 24 French only originally started in 1987 already and which after a lot of changes in the way the project was organised finally was confirmed as a viable project in November 2005, is finally almost ready to start ...

    Based on a wish of the French president Jacques Chirac and originally known under the name CFI for Canal France International and than as CFII for Chaîne Française d'Information Internationale France 24 (or shortly F24) will finally start broadcasting on December 6th, 2006. France 24 is a collaboration of the commercial ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Marketing| France
  • Added: sunday 22 October 2006 at 17:28:00

    Will Marly-Gomont become a well-known town?

    Will Marly-Gomont become a well-known town?and Kamini as well?

    Kamini, an unknown young French rapper (26 years old) from a small town named Marly-Gomont in the Aisne département in the Picardie region has managed to put himself and his small hometown in the picture.


    His song, only available - accompanied of a clip which clearly shows the elements of his life he sings about - on the Internet, has become a big success in France and is being spread in a viral way by people (Kamini already has about 2600 friends on MySpace) who send an e-mail to their friends after having watched the clip with titles such ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Marketing| France
  • Added: saturday 23 September 2006 at 23:36:00

    25 year TGV: 50.000 tickets for €5 : only for lucky people!

    25 year TGV: 50.000 tickets for €5 : only for lucky people!Last Thursday, September 21st, 2006, the SNCF (the French railway company) proposed a special promotion because of the 25th anniversary of the TGV (high speed train): from 12:00 they proposed to sell 50.000 train tickets for a single journey within France, no matter what distance, for only €5.

    And we knew they did ... as everyone expected just before 12:00 the reserverations website of the SNCF indicated Notre service de réservation de billets est momentanément inaccessible. Nous vous prions de nous en excuser et vous invitons à renouveler votre visite ultérieurement and it also included the webserver error message Too many users ...
    The reservation service by phone also almost collapsed under the exceptionally high number of calls and many people who called had to listen to the message en ra ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Marketing| Public transport| France