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Homeless men freeze to death on streets of Paris

The deaths of two homeless men in the Paris area have reignited controversy over the number of people sleeping rough in France this winter. A man, believed to be in his sixties, was found dead on a wooden pallet in the Place de la Concorde in the heart of Paris. Another man, 62, was found dead in his car in Vanves, just west of the capital.

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Tilting at windmills in the land of the high plains drifter

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A NEW piece by Oliver Knussen is invariably an exciting prospect. Unfortunately, less than two weeks before his Cleveland Pictures was due to receive its UK premiere, it was replaced by a work from his former teacher, Gunther Schuller. In the event, the alchemical talents of Knussen the interpreter alleviated any disappointment caused by the late substitution.

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