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Cash-strapped French wine town Saint Emilion sells off historical monument

Cash-strapped French wine town Saint Emilion sells off historical monument

By RFI The financial crisis hitting eurozone countries has stretched as far as the famous wine town of Saint Emilion in southwest France where a mayor has sold a medieval monument to pay off debts. The wine village, near the city of Bordeaux, and nearby vineyards were classified by the UN’s cultural organisation, Unesco, as […]

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Putting the 'oh' in Bordeaux

Putting the ‘oh’ in Bordeaux

The city has an impressive history – in which the Irish played a part – and a revamp has shown just how beautiful and people-friendly a town can be, writes EMMA CULLINAN THE CLUE is in the name: Bordeaux . . . by the water. And the leftbank waterfront scene is magnificent, with its sweep […]

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