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Johnny Depp's Visit to Daughter Lily-Rose in Paris Just Before Divorce News

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Johnny Depp's Visit to Daughter Lily-Rose in Paris Just Before Divorce News
Johnny Depp made a special trip to visit his daughter in Paris a few weeks before news broke of his divorce from Amber Heard.

Depp, 52, supported his 16-year-old daughter Lily-Rose at a screening of her film The Dancer at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month, visiting her for the weekend of May 6-8.

A source tells PEOPLE that Depp may have warned her about his impending split with Heard.

"I don't think Johnny's trip to Paris this month was a coincidence," the source said.

Afterward, Depp headed back to London for a May 8 press conference promoting Alice Through the Looking Glass – but was delayed (and posed for some selfies) when his Eurostar train made an emergency stop in Calais due to smoke in one of the carriages.
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France is opening a wine theme park (complete with a tipsy boat ride)

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France is opening a wine theme park (complete with a tipsy boat ride)
Wine-lovers, pack your bags and head to France.

Not just because they have the best Bordeaux, or to see the Eiffel Tower, but because finally, France is giving the world what it’s so desperately been needing: a dedicated theme park celebrating the joy of wine. Disneyland might need to rethink that happiest place on earth tagline.

Opening this June, La Cité du Vin is a snazzy new theme park/museum mashup sitting in Bordeaux (obvs).

And yes, it’s all wine, everything.
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France labour dispute: Hollande 'won't back down' over protests

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France labour dispute: Hollande 'won't back down' over protests
French President Francois Hollande says he will not back down over labour reforms after unions threatened to escalate protests over the changes.

All but one of the union blockades at fuel depots have now been cleared, the authorities say. But shortages have caused long queues at petrol stations.

"I will stay the course because I think these are good reforms," Mr Hollande said.

However, Prime Minister Manuel Valls signalled they could be modified.
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Euro 2016: France boss Deschamps to sue Cantona over racism accusation

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Euro 2016: France boss Deschamps to sue Cantona over racism accusation
Lawyers for France's football manager Didier Deschamps say he will sue Eric Cantona for suggesting his Euro 2016 squad selection was racially motivated.

Cantona said on Thursday that Deschamps intentionally left two players of African origin, Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa, out of the squad.

"Benzema is a great player. Ben Arfa is a great player," he told the Guardian.

"But Deschamps, he has a really French name. Maybe he is the only one in France to have a truly French name."

He went on to say: "Ben Arfa is maybe the best player in France today. But they have some origins. I am allowed to think about that."

Speaking to French sports newspaper L'Equipe, Deschamps' lawyer called the remarks "unacceptable, slanderous and defamatory" and said his client would sue.
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Paris 2024 announce deal with World Wildlife Fund

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Paris 2024 announce deal with World Wildlife FundParis 2024 has signed a deal with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the French capital's "environmental" bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The agreement was penned by Paris co-chairmen Bernard Lapasset and Tony Estanguet, alongside WWF France President Isabelle Autissier.

Organisers are keen to present a bid which implements "best practice in sustainability" with the ultimate aim of delivering Games in 2024 that "change behaviour and encourage a responsible approach to environmental issues".
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Paris fears for fate of theatre that added chic to pop culture

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Jean-Luc Choplin, the Châtelet’s director, gave a high-art gloss to popular Broadway shows

Paris fears for fate of theatre that added chic to pop cultureWhen Jean-Luc Choplin took over more than a decade ago as director general of Paris’s Théatre du Châtelet – one of the city’s temples to high culture – heckling from the French press was deafening.

Some critics, surprised and outraged, nicknamed him Mickey – after the cartoon mouse – because he once worked for Disney. Le Monde accused Choplin of being scandalously lowbrow and a “dangerous defender of the entertainment world”, a purveyor of entertainment rather than culture.
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Slur against gay hairdresser not homophobic, French court rules

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Employment tribunal concludes ‘PD’ term is not homophobic because hair salons regularly employ gay people

Slur against gay hairdresser not homophobic, French court rulesThe French minister of labour, Myriam El Khomri, has denounced as “scandalous” a Paris court ruling that it was not homophobic for a hair salon boss to call an employee a “PD” – a common but offensive term for gay men – because many hairdressers are gay.

The incident occurred in 2014, during a young hairdresser’s two-month trial at a Paris hair salon. He called in sick one day and his boss accidentally sent him a text message intended for someone else. In it, she said: “I’m not keeping him. I’ll let him know tomorrow ... I don’t have a good feeling about this guy. He’s a ‘PD’.” The next day she sacked him.
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Pete Doherty among acts to mark reopening of Bataclan venue in Paris

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French venue has been closed since three terrorists opened fire on the crowd during a gig by the band Eagles of Death Metal

Pete Doherty among acts to mark reopening of Bataclan venue in ParisThe Bataclan, the Paris music venue where 90 people were killed in November’s terrorist attacks, will reopen in the autumn, with Pete Doherty playing one of its first shows.

The venue, a landmark on the Paris music scene, has been closed since three terrorists with Kalashnikovs burst in and opened fire on the crowd of 1,500 people during a gig by the US band Eagles of Death Metal on 13 November 2015. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the massacre, one of a series of attacks on Paris that night.
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Thousands of troops on Paris streets but are they France's new Maginot line?

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Troop presence in France hit 10,000 after Paris attacks. Many welcome them, but others fear it is a ‘political anti-anxiety measure’

Thousands of troops on Paris streets but are they France's new Maginot line?On the cobbled alleyways of Montmartre, as a busker warbled La Vie en Rose and street artists painted watercolours of the view over Paris, Master Corporal Jean-Claude had been up since dawn leading a platoon of soldiers on patrol in full camouflage and flak jackets with fingers resting lightly near the triggers of their assault rifles.
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France seeks to extend state of emergency until end of July

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Measures brought in after Paris attacks should cover Euro 2016 championship and Tour de France, ministers say

France seeks to extend state of emergency until end of JulyThe French government is seeking to extend the state of emergency that has been in place since November’s Paris attacks to cover the period of the Euro 2016 football championship and the Tour de France.

Manuel Valls, the prime minister, said Euro 2016, hosted by France from 10 June, was a security priority.
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