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Two armed men have entered a restaurant in Barcelona and are reported to be holding hostages, following an attack in which a van was driven into a crowd, causing a number of injuries. Two people are reported to have been killed. Police say they are "terrorist attacks".
The French are famous for their etiquette and manners, which often leave visitors confused about how exactly to behave. In order to transmit the fine art of social conduct in an age of globalisation, the Paris-based School of Courtesy and Protocol aims to ensure the French touch survives.
Tale of philosophy, violence and a Corsican bar wins France's Goncourt prize