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  1. 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 ... for long-term growth. Artus is in the latter camp. "France and Italy are crushed by taxes, regulations, and of course labour costs that are between 10 and 15 per cent too high compared ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Far-right National Front is gaining ground, warns French prime minister

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... stronghold of Italy's now defunct Communist Party. In what will be interpreted as a shot across the bows of left-wing rebels inside his own party, Valls said the left across Europe had to change ...

  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

    ‘Locks of love’ bridge in Paris evacuated after railing collapse

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:10am

    ... appeared on the Pont des Arts in 2008, having already become a craze in Germany, Russia, China and particularly Italy. Today, the full 150-metre length of the footbridge is covered in the locks, ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Jail looms for bank’s rogue trader Jerome Kerviel when he returns to France

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... he regards as the unfair treatment he has received from the courts. Kerviel embarked on the walk after briefly meeting Pope Francis on February 19. He was still in Italy a month later when ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    1977 murder mystery of French heiress takes twist as son says father is killer

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... in Italy on a camping trip. Testifying by video-conference, Guillaume Agnelet said his father also confessed to knowing the location of Le Roux's corpse, later telling his son: "They must ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Lawyer guilty for murder of heiress after 36 years

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... in Italy and then dumped the body by the side of the road. He said his father had also confessed in the 1980s to knowing the location of the corpse. Italian police launched their own probe after ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Tainted horsemeat 'probably' sold to French, says minister

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... potentially harmful to humans has probably entered the food chain, says France, as Italy becomes the latest country to be drawn into the contaminated meat scandal. While, in Germany, a minister ... Kong where an imported brand of lasagne has been withdrawn from stores. On Saturday, Italy joined the long list of countries that have been hit by the fraud, reporting its first case ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    French lawmakers debate divisive prostitution bill

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

    ... as in Finland and Romania. Others tolerate it but prosecute pimping and solicitation, such as in Estonia, Italy, Poland and Portugal. ...

  10. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    British Virgin Islands slam company leaks as 'illicit'

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 09:18pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... an action plan to combat tax fraud and evasion. Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain agreed to co-operate on a pilot information exchange system to catch tax dodgers. Hollande has called ...




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