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French town pays Brits after death from falling `Napoleon` tree

A French seaside resort has paid out more than EUR 100,000 to compensate a British family after a 62-year-old woman was killed by a falling tree planted in honour of Napoleon`s son.

Apr 14, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

'Did not bless Napoleon when he told me of plans to join BJP'

Former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri today denied the reported statement of actor Napoleon that he had blessed him when he informed him about his proposal to join the BJP.

Dec 23, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

Napoleon`s two-pointed hat auctioned off for 1.9 mln euros

 One of Napoleon`s famous two-pointed hats was sold on Sunday to a South Korean collector for nearly 1.9 million euros ($2.2 million) at an auction outside Paris.

Nov 17, 2014, 01:59 AM IST

Napoleon`s two-pointed hat goes under hammer

One of Napoleon`s famous two-pointed bicorne hats is due to go under the hammer on Sunday at an auction near Paris.

Nov 16, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Jacques Villeneuve blasts hiring of 16-year-old Max Verstappen

Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve on Friday criticised the Red Bull-Toro Rosso recruitment of 16-year-old Dutch racer Max Verstappen and said that it proved F1`s superlicence system is flawed.

Aug 23, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Napoleon`s engagement ring to Josephine sells for USD 1mn

A simple diamond ring that a young Napoleon gave to his first wife Josephine on their engagement has sold for close to USD 1 million.

Mar 26, 2013, 13:46 PM IST

Steven Spielberg developing Stanley Kubrick`s `Napoleon` for TV

Steven Spielberg is working on is working with Stanley Kubrick`s family to develop a TV miniseries based on late director`s scrapped screenplay on French emperor Napoleon.

Mar 04, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

200-year-old intact remains of soldier discovered at Waterloo

In one of the best ever war finds, the intact remains of a young British soldier have been discovered at Waterloo, almost 200 years after Prussian and English troops defeated Napoleon.

Jun 13, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

Napoleon`s letter in faulty English fetches USD 400,000

A rare letter written in English by Napoleon Bonaparte in captivity after losing the Battle of Waterloo has been sold at an auction in Paris for a whopping USD 400,000.

Jun 11, 2012, 13:44 PM IST

Napoleon’s English lessons sell for 90,000 euros

Three lots of text as well as drawings had been valued 7,000 to 9,500 euros.

Jun 08, 2011, 15:59 PM IST

Napoleon letter to be auctioned in Moscow

A love letter by Napoleon Bonaparte will go under the hammer.

Feb 26, 2011, 20:01 PM IST