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  1. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    'Sick' France gets diagnosis from new economy minister Emmanuel Macron

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by AFP

    ... of gross domestic product this year, dropping only marginally to 4.3 per cent next year. It has gone back on a promise to the European Union to get the deficit below the maximum of 3 per cent ...

  2. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande paying price for breaking with French tradition

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... of 0.9 per cent this year, picking up to 1.6 per cent next year, according to European Central Bank estimates. Subtract France and Italy from the equation and euro-zone growth would be 2 per cent ... the European Union is now China's largest trading partner, with 2013 trade valued at €433.79 billion, or 12.5 per cent of the bloc's overall trade, according to EU data. Last week the ECB cut ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    New blow for Hollande as firebrand minister’s attack forces reshuffle

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:47pm by AFP

    ... policies of European powerhouse Germany, angering Valls. "You have to raise your voice. Germany is trapped in an austerity policy that it imposed across Europe," Montebourg said ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    France battles invasive Asian hornet species, which threatens biodiversity

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

    ... [in numbers] and causing trouble," said Eric Darrouzet, a biologist at the Research Institute for the Biology of Insects (IRBI) at the University of Tours. But some kind of solution may ...

  5. News - China - FRANCE

    Organiser of Chinese wedding tours to France arrested over embezzlement

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 11:29am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chinese wedding tours in embezzlement scandal A 50-year-old woman has been arrested in Tours, a picturesque medieval town in France's Loire Valley, on charges of embezzlement for her efforts to bring Chinese wedding tourists to the city. Lise Han, dubbed "Mata Hari" by French daily Le Monde, was both an employee of Tours ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

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

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

    ... that they had asked the European Court of Human Rights to issue an emergency ruling on the case should the French judges go against their will to keep their son as he is. The international rights court, ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    French PM Hollande wants to discuss multibillion-dollar BNP bank fine with Obama

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:37pm by Associated Press in Brussels

    ... it has an impact on the French and European economies.   ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    France ties transatlantic trade talks to mooted US mega fine on BNP Paribas

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 04:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... agreement between the European Union and the United States, which was held in Washington on May 19. “One cannot consider that reciprocity must be the rule if, at the same time, there is a decision like this. So, it is very serious and furthermore, when one looks at the role of Paribas which is the leading European bank, the figures mentioned, which are absolutely unreasonable, could have ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    France’s UMP party boss quits over Sarkozy funding scandal

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... June 15. The party top brass had gathered in Paris to review its dismal performance in Sunday's European elections, but the spotlight swung on the latest scandal after Sarkozy's ... was a further blow to the party, which suffered its first ever defeat to the far-right National Front at the European elections. Event & Cie, a subsidiary of the Bygmalion PR company owned ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    France's interior minister hails court's ban on 'racist' comic Dieudonne

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nantes Top court overturns at last minute a local judge's ruling that controversial Dieudonne could perform, putting his French tour in doubt Minister claims ... a nationwide tour with a show condemned as anti-Semitic. Less than two hours before the comic, Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, was due to take the stage on Thursday in the western city of Nantes, ...




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