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The extreme rainfall that devastated parts of Europe last month has been made more likely and more severe by climate change, according to a new report. The showers, which swept through Germany and Belgium in July, were 3 to 19% more intense and 1.2 to 9 times more likely due to human-caused warming. “It is …

SAINT-PABU, France, August 23 (Reuters) – A bunker built by German troops in northern France during WWII has been restored and refitted as an underground guesthouse. The north coast is still dotted with fortifications left by the German army, which built a so-called Atlantic Wall in an attempt to repel Allied forces. In Saint-Pabu, on …

After a one-year hiatus, the Chautauqua and Franco-Canadian / Métis Festival returns to Old Crossing and Treaty Park near Huot, Minnesota. The festivities will begin on Friday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. with a picnic-sharing followed by a bonfire, singing by Don Schmitz and narration. The Chautauqua and Franco-Canadian / Métis Festival will celebrate history, …

Michelle Gable’s “Bookseller’s Secret” is her new novel about author Nancy Mitford, whom she greatly admires. “I’ve been a longtime Nancy Mitford fan, but I became obsessed with the entire Mitford clan after reading ‘The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family’ by Mary S. Lovell,” the bestselling writer said. based in San Diego. The …

The word ‘Creole’ reminds a lot of people in New Orleans. But Creole represents the convergence of many different peoples and cultures; it is a word associated with those born in a former colony, as opposed to those who migrated there as adults. The islands where I grew up – Guadeloupe and Martinique – have …

The last report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has delivered a clear message: climate change is hitting the world faster and harder than expected, and we have about a decade to reduce our emissions. carbon in order to avoid the worst. The far-reaching document represents the most recent science on climate …

Residence Television HBO doubles French television frenzy and buys “Laetitia” mystery miniseries HBO is going French, baby! The cable operator sees the hits “Call My Agent” and “Lupine” on Netflix, not to mention “Emily in Paris”. So it’s time to get into the game. On August 30, they will launch the limited French mystery series, …

Archaeological wonders, old-fashioned charm, cosmopolitan flair: few cities in the world are as impressive as the magical city of Rome. The capital of Italy, located on the Tiber in the central western part of the country, dates back more than 28 centuries. And it is no wonder that it has been dubbed the “Eternal City”, …

Shizuoka (Japan) (AFP) They reveal their tactics before the race, wear armor to protect themselves from attacks, and offer gifts to opponents they beat. This does not happen in the keirin at the Olympics, inside the brilliant Izu Velodrome, but in the keirin invented by Japan over 70 years ago. It is preserved thanks to …

Beach Bistro takes the right track in the event of a pandemic About “A local restaurant at the water’s edge now requires that customers be vaccinated” July 31: Congratulations to Sean Murphy, owner of the Beach Bistro, for caring more about the health and safety of his customers than the profits. By also requiring all …