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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    France furious over top tycoon Bernard Arnault's plan to seek Belgian citizenship

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GDN, Bloomberg, AFP

    ... Kim Willsher France's richest person, Bernard Arnault, faces barrage of criticism for fleeing to Belgium on eve of punishing new revenue regime Taxing time for man who lives A life ... for France's economy by heading a firm that contributes a hefty share of its international trade balance. Yet that argument held little sway over the past week after his plans for a move to Belgium ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Struggling Euro Disney gets one billion euro cash injection

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:08pm by GDN

    ... in recession. Just over half of Disneyland Paris's visitors are French, followed by the UK accounting for 14 per cent, Spain 8 per cent, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg 6 per cent, Italy ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    France battles invasive Asian hornet species, which threatens biodiversity

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... dioxide, a controversial and restricted chemical linked to respiratory problems. Yet the hornets have crossed into Spain, Portugal and Italy with a few sightings in Belgium. In April, Britain put ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French court backs ending life support for man, 38, in vegetative state

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by AFP, Reuters

    ... the former psychiatric nurse die, and his parents, who took legal action last year to halt plans by his doctors to do that. Apart from Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland, few countries ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    French star Deneuve defends Depardieu in tax exile row

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... in nearly 170 films. The hulking 64-year-old star’s move to Belgium has been derided as “pathetic” by Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault while another top French actor, Philippe Torreton, publicly ... Belgian citizenship to protest at the Socialist government’s new tax hike on the rich. He made the threat after Ayrault called him “pathetic” for making Belgium his formal place of residence, ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Schumacher improving but ‘not out of danger’, say doctors

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 06:55pm by AFP

    ... by qualifying seventh in his debut race in Belgium and a year later, he won his first Formula One grand prix. He joined Ferrari in 1996 and went from strength to strength over the next decade, ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    French police hunt for armed robber who held guards hostage in jail break

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into Belgium, which is only a few kilometres from the prison. Police said the breakout was planned with meticulous precision and authorities insisted there was no fault on the part of prison staff. ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    French lawmakers debate divisive prostitution bill

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:15pm by AFP

    ... is authorised in registered, regulated brothels. Belgium Sex workers can register as independent workers and brothels are authorised in some cities. A special ‘Eros Centre’ with bedrooms, parking ...

  9. Property - International - FRANCE

    Foreigners find luxury bargains in Paris as wealthy French flee taxes

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... product last year. At the end of last year, Depardieu became the most high-profile tax exile, moving to Belgium before taking up a Russian passport in January. He put his 19th-century mansion ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    France's top court annuls 75pc income tax

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... exile abroad, including actor Gerard Depardieu who recently took up residency in Belgium. The Constitutional Council said in its ruling that the temporary two-year tax rate, due to take effect ...




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