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20 May 2019

France

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up (17)
Associated Press FILE - In this Dec.9, 2018 file photo, competitors paddle on the Seine river in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Eiffel Tower press office said Monday May 20, 2019 an unidentified individual tried to scale the near- 300 meter (near-328 yard) monument on Monday afternoon but it wasn't clear how high the climber managed to get.
Steve Clarke named Scotland manager (13)
Previous 20/05/2019 - 15:27:00Back to Soccer Sport Home Steve Clarke has been appointed as the new Scotland manager. The 55-year-old, who guided Kilmarnock to a third-placed finish in the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership this season, replaces Alex McLeish, who stepped down from the role in April. The Scottish Football Association said in a statement it was "delighted" to announce Clarke's appointment.
Frenchman sentenced to death for smuggling ecstasy to Lombok (17)
Panca Nugraha The Jakarta Post Mataram / Mon, May 20, 2019 / 05:40 pm Felix Dorfin (left) is escorted to his sentence hearing at the Mataram District Court on Lombok island in West Nusa Tenggara on May 20, 2019.(JP/Panca Nugraha) French national Felix Dorfin, 35, was handed the death sentence on Monday for smuggling various drugs totaling 2.77 kilograms to Lombok island last year.
Adieu, Le Grand K: The kilogram to be redefined for the first time in 130 years (7)
by Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a subterranean vault in a suburb of Paris lies a small, rarely seen metal cylinder known as Le Grand K. For 130 years, this golf-ball-sized hunk of 90% platinum and 10% iridium has served as the international prototype kilogram.
Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case (17)
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this week, renewing a furious debate over the right-to-die that has split France and Lambert's family. Lambert, a former psychiatric nurse, has been completely paralysed since a motorcycle accident in 2008.
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