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Au-devant du Brexit, Paris tente un relooking économique

On s’accorde à faire remonter cette attitude à la Révolution française qui, explique Mme Granville, a élevé l’égalité au rang de quasi-religion. Quand le président François Hollande déclara en 2012 que son ‘véritable adversaire’ était ‘le monde de la finance’, il ne faisait que résumer un sentiment somme toute assez …

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Apple GymKit is coming to a treadmill near you

Exercise gadget integration hasn’t exactly been elegant in the past. It’s been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and still I regularly see the long-retired iPod 30-pin cable flopping off treadmill dashboards at gyms all around the country. It’s impossible to say how any of this …

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How will Leaving Certificate Physical Education work?

With Physical Education to be introduced as an examinable Leaving Certificate subject in a small number of schools from next September, here’s a look at how it will work. Why is it being introduced? According to the curriculum, “the general aim of physical education in senior cycle is to develop the …

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Saoirse Ronan has received her third Golden Globes nod

Saoirse Ronan has received her third Golden Globe nomination for her starring role in Lady Bird, and on a very good day for the Irish, animated film The Breadwinner, Phantom Thread star Daniel Day-Lewis, Outlander‘s Caitriona Balfe and writer-director Martin McDonagh are also among the nominees. Ronan is nominated in the Best Actress …

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Saudi Arabia to finally lift cinema ban from 2018

Saudi Arabians will be allowed to legally watch a film in a cinema next year for the first time in more than three decades. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has passed a resolution allowing licences to be granted to commercial cinemas. The kingdom used to have many cinemas; however, all …

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