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 A small town in Hesse has removed a children's song about a fox stealing a goose from its repertoire of town hall bell melodies, after a vegan resident became quite upset.

The storybook town of Limburg an der Lahn in Hesse enjoys serenading its residents with melodies played by its town hall glockenspiel - an instrument made up of chimes, also called a carillon.

The tunes included the classic 19th century children’s song Fuchs, Du hast die Gans gestohlen - “Fox, you stole the Goose”. That is, it included the folk tune until a vegan woman complained.

The song describes a mischievous fox who steals a goose, and the singer warns the bushy-tailed creature that the hunter will now likely kill him.

Town spokesman Johannes Laubach said on Thursday that the tune reminded the woman of the song's lyrics, which tell the fox: “the hunter will get you with his gun”.

Настал черед детских песенок.  Сказкам и мифам народов мира приготовиться. 
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Josef Joffe, the editor-publisher of German weekly Die Zeit, suggests the easiest way to end the “Trump catastrophe” is to murder the president in the White House.


Times columnist and author India Knight has called for the assassination of U.S. President, Donald J. Trump.
During a days-long invective against the newly inaugurated President, on Twitter in which Knight called Mr Trump a “
moron”, “mad”, “needy”, and an “arse”, among other things, before telling him to “shut up”, she mused “the assassination is taking such a long time.”
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Изя Олланд всё. Не будет баллотироваться на второй срок. Против рейтинга в 4% не попрешь.
Долг Франции вырос при нем на 343 млрд и достиг 32578 евро на каждого француза (помимо прочих его достижений).
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Газета "Фигаро" задала читателям вопрос, хорошо ли избрание Трампа для Европы.

Как ни странно, 67.8% ответили 'да'.

L'élection de Donald Trump est-elle une bonne chose pour l'Europe ?
45941 votants

67.8% Oui
32.2% Non

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Aug. 6th, 2016 12:13 pm

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