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Giant Trump, Putin caricatures to parade at Nice Carnival

NICE (Reuters) – Caricatures of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will join Charlie Chaplin and Harvey Weinstein when the Nice Carnival lights up the Cote d’Azur this month. Figures of Rusian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and French President Emmanuel Macron are seen during preparations for the carnival parade in Nice, France, February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard The carnival, held in the Mediterranean city since 1873, runs from Feb. 16 until March 2 this…

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NICE: New roads should prioritise cyclists and pedestrians

Image copyright Getty Images Pedestrians, cyclists and public transport should be give priority over cars when roads are built or upgraded, to encourage more physical activity, the UK’s health watchdog has said. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says roads should be “safe, attractive and designed” to help people use their cars less. It has issued a set of draft guidelines for planners and local authorities. The Department for Transport said it supported such policies. NICE cited concerns over obesity levels as well as research suggesting physical activity…

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Helle Nice: The incredible life story of the first Women’s Grand Prix winner

Helle Nice was known as the Bugatti Queen A new motor racing series aimed exclusively at women is to launch in 2019, with the aim of finding the world’s first female Formula One champion. Motorsport remains largely dominated by men, a detail the inaugural W Series hopes to change. But high-level women’s racing has, over the years, produced some extraordinary talent – and the almost-forgotten life story of Helle Nice, winner of the first ever Grand Prix for Women in 1929, is among the most extraordinary of any driver in…

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Terrace House: Japan’s nice, calm Love Island alternative

Image copyright Netflix/Fuji TV/East Entertainment Image caption The cast of Terrace House are nothing like your average reality TV contestants A bunch of beautiful singletons. One huge villa. Gorgeous sprawling views. And a quest to find love. But this isn’t Love island – the tempestuous show that has the UK hooked – it’s Terrace House, the reality show which has taken over Japan. In Terrace House, six strangers – three men and three women from different walks of life – live under the same roof while getting to know and…

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Vieira leaves New York to join French side Nice

(Reuters) – New York City FC manager Patrick Vieira has left his position to join French Ligue 1 club OGC Nice, both teams said on Monday. May 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; New York City FC head coach Patrick Vieira looks on during the second half against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The 41-year-old former Arsenal and France captain, who took over as manager of the American Major League Soccer club in 2016, will replace Lucien Favre at Nice after the Swiss…

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Patrick Vieira: Former Arsenal captain appointed Nice manager after leaving New York City

Patrick Vieira was part of two double-winning sides with Arsenal, as well as the famous ‘Invincibles’ side which went through the 2003-04 league campaign unbeaten Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira has been appointed as the new manager of French Ligue 1 side Nice. The ex-Manchester City, Inter Milan and Juventus midfielder was in his third season as head coach of New York City. The 41-year-old had been tipped to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal before the appointment of Unai Emery. “Leaving New York is an incredibly difficult decision for me…

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No more mister nice guy as Fleury looks to Game Two

WINNIPEG (Reuters) – Winnipeg Jets fans were chanting Marc-Andre Fleury’s name during Game One of the Western Conference Finals at Bell MTS Place on Saturday and the Vegas Golden Knights netminder prefers to think it is because they like him. May 12, 2018; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) makes a save against the Winnipeg Jets in the second period in game one of the Western Conference Final of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell MTS Place. Mandatory Credit: James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports Jets…

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Prince Charles and Camilla surprise newly-weds in Nice

Image copyright Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire Image caption Prince Charles asked the couple about when and where they had married A newly married couple had a “lovely surprise” when they met the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall as soon as they left their wedding venue. Kath Martin, originally from Glasgow, and Laurent Mayer had just married in Nice when they met Prince Charles and Camilla at the city’s flower market. The royal couple are on a five-day tour of France and Greece. The prince earlier called the…

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