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The University of Paris on the Left Bank, organised in the mid-13th century, was one of the first in Europe.
You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
And within five weeks of launching in the UK, 25,000 people have signed up. In the old days online dating was an arduous business that involved writing long profiles and filling in elaborate questionnaires.
“I have seen so many hot guys today that I wish I had been on happn,” tweeted one user. Now there’s an altogether simpler, more instant way to meet people, based on GPS technology in your smartphone. All you have to do is supply the skimpiest of personal information (and your Facebook network), upload a picture or two, and – bingo! Designed to facilitate what one French magazine racily refers to as des rencontres fugaces (fleeting encounters), happn operates within a radius of 250m, which is good news if you live in the capital, bad if it’s the Brecon Beacons.
With extreme politeness – for Parisians are as rude as they’re polite – he asked if he could join me at my table.
This was not the start of a love story, but one of those flirtatious, faintly louche exchanges for which Paris is famous.
French men may lack the height and humour of their British counterparts, but one thing they’re really good at is approaching women.