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MONTREAL – Even before the language debate resumes next week in the National Assembly, Dominique Anglade’s liberals say they fear that the Legault government wants to gag the opposition by forcing the adoption of Bill 96. From the outset, the Liberal opposition therefore intends to ask the government to immediately commit to renouncing its right …

Sep 18, 2021 Inseparable. By Simone de Beauvoir. Translated by Sandra Smith. Ecco; 176 pages; $ 26.99. Published in Great Britain under the title “Les Inséparables”. Translated by Lauren Elkin. Period classics; £ 12.99 IN 1958, IN “Memories of a devoted girl”, Simone de Beauvoir remembers having met Elisabeth Lacoin in 1917, when she was …

Chancellor Angela Merkel, a popular leader, shakes hands with the crowd alongside former US President Barack Obama during a visit to the United States JIM WATSON | AFP | Getty Images Under the leadership of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany’s power and influence in European and world affairs has been unmistakable. Now that she is stepping …

There is little chance of being part of Les Misérables on the island of Guernsey. While the French writer Victor Hugo wrote Les Mis on the Anglo-Norman Island when he lived there between 1855 and 1870, today you are assured of a warm welcome with a touch of Gallic flair. 3 Autumn is the perfect …

Cascading challenges for the Taliban A day after the Taliban appointed an interim cabinet to rule Afghanistan, the dizzying challenges that accompanied the group’s victory were highlighted, including growing dissent, a humanitarian crisis, and foreign policy issues. Although the Taliban’s announcement of the new leadership was aimed at unifying the movement and formalizing the functioning …

In 2018, Deadline reported that Netflix and the author Harlan coben entered into a five-year agreement. Under the deal, 14 of Coben’s books would be made into Netflix original movies or shows. Currently there are 5 series of Coben available on Netflix. Coben is an author who writes detective novels and thrillers with many twists …

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 …