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6N: France and Scotland under scrutiny ahead of match

After tough defeats on the opening weekend of the Six Nations, Scotland and France have been under scrutiny for very different reasons ahead of their Murrayfield meeting on Sunday. https://www.foxsports.com/rugby/story/6n-france-and-scotland-under-scrutiny-ahead-of-match-020918 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow Advertisements

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Thalys attack: Lawyer criticises Clint Eastwood film

She says her client, accused of a foiled terrorist train attack in France, will not get a fair trial. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42993829 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

NYPD trades old Nokia Windows phones for 36,000 new iPhone 7s

The NYPD replaces Nokia Windows phones with thousands of Apple iPhones, France cracks down on mobile phone distracted driving problems, Porsche doubles down on an electric future. The post NYPD trades old Nokia Windows phones for 36,000 new iPhone 7s appeared first on Digital Trends. Bill Roberson https://www.digitaltrends.com/dt-daily/apple-15/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health…

France outlaws texting while driving, even when you’re at a red light

A court in France ruled that it is illegal for drivers not only to text while driving but also to text while they’re in the car at all. Even if you’ve pulled over or have your hazard lights turned on, you better not be texting The post France outlaws texting while driving, even when you’re…

France Takes Texting-While-Driving Ban to New Extreme

France is taking new measures to keep drivers off of their phones while they are on the road. The country’s highest court has ruled that drivers cannot use their phones even after pulling over; they’ll need to park in a designated parking spot and shut off their engine. The only exception the court provided is…

France bans smartphone use in cars even when you pull over

Road deaths have been on the rise lately in France and with nothing much else to pin it on, authorities are going after scofflaw drivers who text or call. It’s now illegal to hold your phone on public roads even when you’re pulled over to the side of… https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/06/france-bans-smartphone-use-in-cars-even-when-you-pull-over/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world…

Amazon settles tax optimization dispute with French authorities

 Amazon has signed an undisclosed deal with the French tax authorities, Amazon told the AFP. From 2006 to 2010, Amazon operated in France using its subsidiary in Luxembourg. This way, the company could pay less taxes. But French authorities think French sales should be taxed in France. That’s why they were asking for $252 million…

France advances to Davis Group QFs, Spain to host Germany

Defending champion France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup after beating the Netherlands 3-1 Sunday for its eighth win in nine matches at home. https://www.foxsports.com/tennis/story/france-advances-to-davis-group-qfs-spain-to-host-germany-020418-2 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

France advances to Davis Group QFs, Spain to host Germany

Defending champion France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup after beating the Netherlands 3-1 Sunday for its eighth win in nine matches at home. https://www.foxsports.com/tennis/story/france-advances-to-davis-group-qfs-spain-to-host-germany-020418 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

This treehouse is actually a hotel room high up in a French forest

Atelier Lavit designed a cozy treehouse as part of the resort Les Cabanes des Grands Chênes in France. The hotel room is built 35 feet above ground, surrounding an 100 year old oak tree. The only access to the 24-square-foot cabin is via a suspension bridge. Read more… More about Mashable Video, France, Paris, Europe,…

Everyone Is Saying This Whale Is ‘Talking,’ but IDK, Sounds More Like Farting to Me

There’s a killer whale in France that apparently has a special talent: It sounds like it can mimic human words. That certainly would be impressive and an exciting advancement of human-orca relations, but to my ears, the “words” sound a whole lot like fart noises. Read more… Ryan F. Mandelbaum https://gizmodo.com/everyone-is-saying-this-whale-is-talking-but-idk-soun-1822584798 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo…

Nutella riots spread in France

France is in turmoil. Heavy discounts of Nutella have resulted in “scenes of violence” at supermarkets as shoppers vie to obtain as much of the chocolate and hazelnut spread as possible. “They are like animals. A woman had her hair pulled, an elderly lady took a box on her head, another had a bloody hand,”…

France’s Nutella ‘Riots’ Have Prompted a Government Investigation

Days after Nutella “riots” broke out in France over cheap sales of the popular spread, the government is investigating the promotion that caused the violence. The probe is coming from the finance ministry, which suspects that supermarket chain Intermarch? may have broken French consumer law by overly discounting the hazelnut-and-cocoa spread. With Nutella jars last…

‘La Torche’ may be the most beautiful surf film of the year

Travel to a legendary surf destination in France with this video, La Torche, which sends us out on the water at night with surfers Ian Fontaine and Gaspard Larsonneur, illuminated with just neon lights. The post ‘La Torche’ may be the most beautiful surf film of the year appeared first on Digital Trends. Kraig Becker…

Heetch raises another $20 million to compete head-to-head with Uber in Europe

 French startup Heetch has an ambitious goal. The company wants to become the second ride-sharing service in France and in the other European countries where it operates. The startup just raised $20 million from Félix Capital, Via ID, Alven Capital and Idinvest Partners. In order to stay competitive with Uber, Heetch is a bit cheaper…

France Is Officially Shutting All Coal-Fired Power Plants in Three Years

Sans Coal France’s president has pushed forward the country’s plan to shut down all of its coal-fired power plants by two years. President Emmanuel Macron now plans for France to be coal-free by 2021. “We’ve also decided to make France a model in the fight against climate change,” said President Macron at the World Economic…