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Champagne: it is the drink of choice for many passengers, whether in business class and first class around the world, or even in economical on Air France – and airlines are the world’s largest buyers of this wine, which (unless you are in Russia) can only be called Champagne if it comes from the wine …

96 years ago July 18 1925, volume 1 of a book was published which sold less than 9,500 copies in the first year of its publication; volume 2 came out 2 years later, in 1927. The book, written in German, was a philosophical memoir and despite its initial lack of popularity, within 20 years it …

Joseph Zalman Margolis, 97, renowned philosopher and author, died Tuesday June 8 of heart failure in his Philadelphia home. At the time of his death, Mr Margolis was writing an article that would have anchored the final project of his life – bringing together the many strands of his 70-year career in a trilogy of …

This week is the feast of religious sacrifice in Turkey. As the name suggests, the lambs will be sacrificed and family celebrations will focus on meat. Although the festive dishes consist of meat and offal, there will always be a place for dessert. No party is ever complete without baklava in Turkey. Baklava is a …

I cannot claim credit for this column idea, which belongs to another Rob Curran. The Other Rob Curran is a gifted writer, a relentless investigator, and a man of great integrity – and yet somehow the French authorities mistook him for me. In fact, in the vast demi-monde of French bureaucracy, the Other Rob Curran …

July 16, 2021, 11:11 The model and her husband John Legend both paid tribute to their French bulldog, Pippa, who died in Chrissy’s arms. Chrissy Teigen has revealed that her French Bulldog, Pippa, has died in her arms in a touching message. On Thursday (July 15), the TV personality took to Instagram to share the …

In the 25 years since his first feature film, “Bottle Rocket” (1996), Wes Anderson’s intricate style has cemented his reputation as an author like no other. Uniquely characterized by an intoxicating emphasis on symmetry, color, and elegance, this style is ubiquitous, even inspiring countless rejections from fans looking to channel its aesthetic. His tenth film, …

I rarely, if ever, use a sports analogy to get a point across, but when it comes to our wine of the week, the Naidu, 2020 Sonoma Coast Rosé from Pinot Noir ($ 30), I simply can’t. not resist. This wine is an out of the ordinary home run, a delight from the first sip …

Global plans to ensure that big international companies like Amazon and Google pay their “fair share of taxes” have cleared another hurdle following a meeting in Venice of the world’s top finance ministers. In June, the G7 group of nations endorsed proposals to change international tax rules. This weekend, the finance ministers of the G20 …

The Earl and Countess Almaviva Figaro and Susanna, their servants, about to get married Cherubino, young pageboy, in love with the countess Doctor Bartolo and Marcellina, his housekeeper It’s Figaro and Susanna’s wedding day, but Count Almaviva, bored after a few years of marriage, wants to invoke an old custom – the right of the …