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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde placed under investigation in French fraud case

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters

    ... my lawyer to use all recourse against this decision which I consider to be completely unfounded,” she said on BFMTV. “I am returning to work in Washington this afternoon.” Under French law ... would appeal the magistrates’ decision and so the matter would not prevent Lagarde from doing her job at the head of the International Monetary Fund in the meantime. “She is now on her way back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581196/imf-chief-christine-lagarde-placed-under-investigation-french-fraud-case
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Gold-shop robber in Paris caught after shoot-out with police at Metro station

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... in a crowded, tourist-heavy area, where police noticed him and began their pursuit, leading to an exchange of fire. "The criminal took out his gun in the train," said a witness who said he ... The suspect was already known to law enforcement for prior armed robberies, he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556728/gold-shop-robber-paris-caught-after-shoot-out-police-metro-station
  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Crackdown on private resorts on French Riviera angers owners

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

    ... are gathering over the private beach cafes of the French Riviera. But it is not the weather that is worrying the operators of the exclusive private beaches, the playgrounds of the international jet set. ... An opinion poll found last month that 91 per cent of French people supported the law, brought in to prevent the spread of the concrete beachfronts seen in Spain, as well as to preserve the natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550432/crackdown-private-resorts-french-riviera-angers-owners
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN, AFP

    ... it was the country's justice system doing its job and showing that no man- not even a powerful former president- is above the law. The move to put the former French president under formal investigation ... government. "In our country, the country of human rights and the right of law, there are things that are being organised... everything is being done to give an image of me that is not the truth. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547461/defiant-nicolas-sarkozy-out-claim-ultimate-victory-despite-corruption
  5. News - World - FRANCE

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

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

    ... legislation, has left grey areas regarding more passive forms of euthanasia in a 2005 law on patient rights and care for the terminally ill. The so-called Leonetti law does not legalise euthanasia ... 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539980/french-court-backs-ending-life-support-man38-vegetative-state
  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:24am by AFP

    ... is the first former president of France to be detained in a criminal probe but not the first to be charged with corruption. Jacques Chirac was convicted in 2011 on graft charges but escaped prison ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1544742/french-court-places-ex-president-nicolas-sarkozy-under-formal-corruption
  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Daughter of wealthy Monaco heiress among 20 arrested over shooting

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... families have arrested around 20 people, including her daughter and son-in-law, sources close to the probe said. The heiress, Helene Pastor, died last month from multiple wounds to the abdomen, ... skyrocketed. But the real windfall came in 1966 when Prince Rainier, whose wedding to Hollywood actress Grace Kelly helped catapult Monaco to international fame, gave permission to Helene Pastor's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539698/daughter-wealthy-monaco-heiress-among-20-arrested-over-shooting
  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy says French justice twisted by politics in corruption probe

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:31pm by Reuters in Paris

    ... and the rule of law,” Sarkozy said in his first interview since losing the 2012 election. “The situation is sufficiently serious to tell the French people where we stand on the political exploitation ... that Hollande’s government had whipped up “an atmosphere of hate”. Valls dismissed suggestions of a plot. Investigating magistrates have a powerful role under French law, both gathering evidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545445/ex-president-sarkozy-says-french-justice-twisted-politics-corruption
  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Hailstorms wreak havoc on Burgundy vineyards, with up to 80pc of harvest lost

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:22pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Paris Hailstorms wreak havoc on prime vineyards Some of France's most prestigious vineyards are counting the costs of fierce hailstorms that have battered the Burgundy region for the third consecutive summer. Hailstones as big as golf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543848/hailstorms-wreak-havoc-burgundy-vineyards-80pc-harvest-lost
  10. Property - International - FRANCE

    Red-tape pledge fails to boost home starts

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

    ... and other rules putting off would-be investors and buyers. A new law allowing government officials to set rent limits in cities of more than 50,000 people has spooked investors. Developers also say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1524681/red-tape-pledge-fails-boost-home-starts

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