Chocolate-scented stamps arrive in France

Last month, the French postal service, known simply as La Poste, released a limited-edition set of stamps that yes, smell like chocolate.

They cost the same price of a normal 0,56€ French stamp, or you can get a sheet of…

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US-France Roquefort dispute ends

Telegraph cheese beat writer Henry Samuel brings us the delicious news that the US has finally agreed to drop its 300 percent tariff on the traditional French blue cheese.

For those who hadn’t been following this story as closely as Mr. Samuel, shortly…

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Air France flight from France to Mexico not allowed to fly over US airspace

While Traffic is a theme here at 80+1, we tend to focus on automobile traffic, and lose sight of air traffic. In the air, as on the ground, airplanes have very complex procedures and processes that they must follow. These include…

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Making Our Literary and Historical Heritage Available Online

One item that caught my eye in the news today was that UNESCO has just opened the World Digital Library, the first online, international, book depository.

The project, which launched today in Paris, “draws material from more than 30 national libraries and…

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