The new driving licences were in circulation from the 16th of September

A new driving licence model to be secured to the format of a credit card will be gradually put into circulation from 16 September 2013. Its format is harmonized for all the countries of Europe. Like other secure documents (identity card, passport), the new driving licence is produced centrally. In the majority of cases, the […]

The French House of Columbia celebrates its 100th anniversary

Agenda September 5 to October 30 on the Columbia University campus. Opening of the exhibition on September 10 at 6 pm. Site for the full program The French House of Columbia is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. For the occasion, a special program will animate the oldest building of the university from September 10 […]

Ludovic Orlando, riding on DNA

Ludovic Orlando, at the gallery of paleontology and comparative anatomy of the National Museum of Natural History. NICOLA LO CALZO FOR “THE WORLD” Jurassic Park ? Don’t tell Ludovic Orlando about it. Not that at 36 the young researcher is already tired of Hollywood blockbusters. But because of a “bias” which would be hidden in […]

Cesspool clearer: In Florida, abysses are opening up

EIt sounded like popcorn exploding, said an eyewitness later, who survived a hotel collapse in Florida. It started late in the evening last Sunday. A window shattered in the three-story building near Orlando. Minutes later the next window pane clattered in a thousand pieces, the banister collapsed, doors could no longer be opened. The night […]

Boston’s godfather, Scorsese’s model, convicted of murder and racketeering

FBI photo of James “Whitey” Bulger from 1984. AP James “Whitey” Bulger, godfather of the Boston underworld in the 1970s and 1980s who inspired Martin Scorsese for his film Infiltrators, was found guilty of murder and racketeering on Monday, August 12, and is expected to spend the rest of his days in prison. Now 83, […]

Hawaii, an occupied island – Le Temps

On the terrace of his cousin’s ranch, which overlooks the turquoise waters of Kailua Bay, on the island of Oahu, David Keanu Sai is inexhaustible. The verb is precise, methodical. Her American accent is tinged with the warm colors of Hawaii. Born in 1964, five years after the archipelago’s accession to the status of 50th […]

Dorset, Minnesota: Four-year-old Robert Tufts is mayor

Dorset – Robert Tufts is not even in elementary school, but politically an old hand. On Sunday, the four-year-old was elected mayor of Dorset, Minnesota for the second time in a row. In the USA the steppe is a little celebrity, has given interviews to newspapers, radio and TV stations. Dorset has no real town […]