Love v lamour: is English destroying the worlds sexiest language?

In France, the culture minister has announced plans to strengthen a law that compels advertisers to say things in French Le franais is the language of lamour. But there, it appears, lies le rub. Instead of tweeting about lamour, the French have seemingly taken to calling it love. They are also posting about ghosting, orbiting, zombieing, gatsbying, marleying, haunting, stashing and a host of other dating pitfalls that, you would be forgiven for thinking, can only happen in English. Not so, cried the French government. a suffit. Franck Riester, Emmanuel Macrons minister of culture, has this week Original Article : HERE ;

UK and other powers to hold crunch talks with Iran over nuclear deal

Talks in Vienna follow decision by Iran to hold back on threat to breach enriched uranium limit Britain and other international powers are set for crunch talks to persuade Iran to abandon its efforts to enrich uranium, after Tehran temporarily held back on its threat to breach the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran had threatened to go over the 300kg limit for low-enriched uranium stockpiles on Thursday, but experts at the UNs International Atomic Energy Agency said progress in increasing the stockpiles had been slower than expected and that the limit may not be reached until the weekend. The temporary reprieve follows pressure from European leaders, especially the French president, Emmanuel Macron. Iran is now waiting on the outcome of talks …

Eiffel Tower revamp to turn roads into garden in heart of Paris

72m makeover will create mile-long stretch of pools, fountains and parks A garden stretches for a mile, free of cars with one of the worlds most recognisable monuments at its centre. Crossing the river on a tree-lined and lawned bridge, the roar of traffic has been replaced by the sound of water from fountains. Such is the vision for the Eiffel Tower, which is at the centre of a major makeover project to transform one of Pariss most visited districts. At the heart of the revamp is a pedestrian-friendly plan to create the citys largest garden. The landscape design, drawn up by a London-based company, will also turn a nearby bridge, the Pont dIna, into a grassy, tree-lined walkway linking …