Vannes

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Vannes

(vän), town (1990 pop. 48,454), capital of Morbihan dept., NW France, in Brittany, on the Gulf of Morbihan. It is an important agricultural and tourist center that produces processed food, textiles, tires, metals, and construction materials. The surrounding region is noted for its pre-Christian megalithic monuments; Vannes has an archaeological museum (the former House of Parlement of Brittany) containing many prehistoric antiquities. Vannes was the capital of the kingdom (later duchy) of Brittany (9th–16th cent.). Points of interest include the Cathedral of St. Peter (13th–19th cent.), which contains the tomb of St. Vincent Ferrer, and ramparts built during the 13th cent. Francis I (reigned 1515–47) was born in Vannes.
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I immediately called my mom to inform her about the good news of my acceptance and told her that I plan to visit Saint Vincent Ferrer's resting place in Vannes, France, right after the workshop.
Saturday, Nov 26: Italy v Tonga (Padova, 2pm); Scotland v Georgia (Kilmarnock, 2.30pm); England v Argentina (Twickenham, 2.30pm); Wales v South Africa (Principality Stadium, 5.30pm); Ireland v Australia (Aviva Stadium, 5.30pm); France v New Zealand (Paris, 8pm); Fiji v Japan (Vannes, France); Romania v Uruguay (Bucharest); Germany v Brazil (Leipzig).
ENGLAND'S kids bid to go one better than Owen Farrell and Christian Wade when they play Wales in today's Junior World Cup final in Vannes, France.
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FACTFILE April 1986: Born in Vannes, France 1999: Joins Vannes OC which he combines with his football education at the Ple Espoirs Football de Ploufragan, a smaller regional version of the renown Clairefontaine academy where he trains alongside future France international Yoann Gourcuff.
Nicolas Gueguen, Professor of Social Behavior, Universite de Bretagne Sud, Vannes, France. Appreciation is due to anonymous reviewers.
Jacques Fischer-Lokou, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, Universite de Bretagne-Sud, Vannes, France; Lubomir Lamy, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, Universite Paris-Sud, Sceaux, France; and Nicolas Gueguen, PhD, Professor of Social Psychology, Head of LSHS Department and Supervisor of LESTIC laboratory, Universite de Bretagne-Sud, Vannes, France.
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