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  1. Property - International - FRANCE

    Foreign buyers of homes in Paris at a 15-year high amid falling prices

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:52am by Bloomberg

    ... investments and roll out rent controls in Paris on an experimental basis only. It also pledged to free up more plots for development, invest more in housing and loosen building rules. "We're ...

  2. Property - International - FRANCE

    France government seek new measures to revive slump

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:50am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Slump in homebuilding prompts new measures to restore confidence Government under pressure to revive market The French government has unveiled plans to revive the housing ... switches and uncertainties since it took power in 2012. With house construction still in decline, the government has little choice but to increase tax breaks in order to tackle a chronic housing ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Deadly building collapse follows explosion in Paris suburb

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... "Frankly it was horrible, I don't know how to describe that moment," he said. The force of the blast shook buildings as far as 100 metres from the site. "Our house moved, we were ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Retired couple walled in to own home in Brugairolles after dispute

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... were so appalled by the act that they rose up to rescue the elderly couple, tearing down a wall from the front of the house and ripping open windows and doors that had been nailed shut. ... by their back garden. Finally, last week when the Dysons were out shopping, the Dunlops began building a wall reaching up to the second storey of the house. "They waited for us to go out before ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    France battles invasive Asian hornet species, which threatens biodiversity

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

    ... be in sight. Pest controller Etienne Roumailhac is exhausted, called to destroy at least six nests a day in the Landes region on the Atlantic coast. Each nest can house thousands of hornets. "I ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Crackdown on private resorts on French Riviera angers owners

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:21pm by GDN

    ... environment. But the legislation, allowing no housing closer than 100 metres to the sea and ensuring the public right of way, is often breached. In Corsica, nationalists have taken matters ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    French President Hollande calls brutal attack on Roma teen 'unjustifiable'

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... on Friday, brutally beaten by a dozen residents of a housing estate and left unconscious in a supermarket trolley where he was later discovered. News of the attack in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine only came ... in a squalid camp around an abandoned house, was accused of breaking into an apartment in the estate just hours earlier. "A group of several people came to find him and take him away ...

  8. Property - International - FRANCE

    Red-tape pledge fails to boost home starts

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Red-tape pledge fails to boost home starts Strangled by regulation and high prices, weak French housing investment is proving a major drag on the euro zone's ... an oft-repeated promise to build 500,000 new homes a year. But property developers complain that government measures since then have even discouraged home building and say they simply cannot make houses ...

  9. 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

    ... sanctions. The White House has said the Justice Department is handling the bank investigation and that Obama plans to focus on Ukraine and other counterterrorism matters when sees Hollande ...

  10. 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

    ... on the financial system. President Francois Hollande has also recently raised concerns about a plea deal with the White House, the paper wrote. In the first public comments by a senior French official ...




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