Voltaire: What happened in France to Candide and Martin
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Candide stopped in Bordeaux only as long as it took to sell some pebbles of the Dorado, and to accommodate himself to a good two-seat chair; for he could no longer dispense of his philosopher Martin; he was only very … Read More

Gambling games in France
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Lotteries In 1933 the French parliament authorised the establishment of a national lottery. Initially the profits were allocated to accredited public causes such as the war veterans’ retirement fund and assistance for victims of agricultural disasters. In 1979, the French … Read More

Gambling taxes and law in France
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Taxes (All of the information provided in this section are taken from the joint contribution of the Ministries of Interior, Budget and Agriculture.) The tax percentages below refer to the games exposed aggregate gross annual income from the activity in … Read More

Funeral rites in France
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(The old cemetery of Vesoul, France, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vesoul_Ancien_cimeti%C3%A8re.jpg) Various ancient burial rites are known to have as origins the prehistoric, ancient and Gallic times. In the Middle Ages, the man seems relatively consenting to death but around the fourteenth century, the … Read More

Economics of Gambling in France
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The French betting and gaming industry has a long and complex history. The main French horse race betting operator, Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU), offers eleven different types of bets. There are more casinos in France than in any other single … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in FRANCE
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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering crime National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Section 1 of the Act of 21 May … Read More

France Translation Style Guide
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Full name: French Republic. The départements d’outre-mer (DOM) are the (French) overseas departments in English. Do not abbreviate. The pays et térritoires d’outre-mer (PTOM) are the overseas countries and territories (OCTs in English). Official language: French. Geography Cities Write Lyon, … Read More

Gambling in France
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The regulation of gambling in France is based on a general prohibition principle that dates back to the nineteenth century. It is stated in the law of 21 May 1836 (which prohibits lotteries of all kinds), of 12 July 1983 … Read More

Eiffel Tower, the most visited monument in the world
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Tallest in the world from 1889 to 1930 Type: Observation tower, Radio broadcasting tower Location: Paris, France, Coordinates 48.8583°N 2.2945°E Construction started 1887, Completed 1889, Opening 31 March 1889 Height: Antenna spire 324.00 m (1,063 ft), Roof 300.65 m (986 … Read More

History of literary translation
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The first important translation in the West was that of the Septuagint,[1] a collection of Jewish Scriptures translated into Koine Greek in Alexandria between the 3rd and 1st centuries BCE. The dispersed Jews had forgotten their ancestral language and needed … Read More

Lottery
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A lottery is a popular form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize. Some governments forbid it, while others endorse it to the extent of organizing a national lottery. It is common to find some degree … Read More

France to allow online gambling
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France accepted the rules imposed by the European Union and will allow online gambling operators starting with the middle of the next year. Online casino and poker sites will be able to operate gradually, the details will be established soon.

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