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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Crackdown on private resorts on French Riviera angers owners

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

    ... 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 ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Modest outsider Anne Hidalgo Paris’ first female mayor

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... in the southwestern corner of Spain in 1959, Hidalgo moved to France as an infant and grew up in a working class suburb of Lyon. As a child, she spoke Spanish to her parents and French to her sister. She ... been immigrants from Spain and Portugal. ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Paris anti-abortion rally attracts thousands before parliament debate

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... on Sunday. Police put their number at 16,000. The demonstration was inspired by changes in Spain, where the conservative government last month, under pressure from the Catholic Church, agreed ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French lawmakers debate divisive prostitution bill

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

    ... nuisance. Slovakia Seeking sex from a prostitute is punished by up to 10 years in prison, but prostitution itself is not forbidden and “massage parlours” are tolerated. Spain Barcelona levies fines ... in Spain, and La Junquera, a town on the border with France, has an active sex industry. Denmark Prostitution was legalised in 1999. Sex workers must declare their earnings and pay taxes. In last ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    France unveils toughest-ever budget

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The strong French response came the same day an audit showed that Spain's banks have a combined capital shortfall of €59.3 billion. The 2013 budget adopted by French President Francois ... designed to remove doubts about a financial industry pummeled by real estate losses, and showed no capital deficit for seven out of 14 banks. Spain commissioned the independent stress test as part ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Best-selling French writer Stephane Hessel dies at 95

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:18am by AFP

    ... which began in New York’s financial district and spread to other countries It coincided with the Arab Spring revolutions which felled many long-serving dictators. Protests in Spain against ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Thousands in Paris denounce EU ‘austerity’ pact

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... after similar protests in Spain and Portugal. Chanting “Resistance!” protesters marched through central Paris in a rally organisers said was aimed at fighting EU-imposed austerity, ... capital Lisbon, and thousands in the streets of Madrid, in neighbouring Spain, to protest austerity cuts. In Lisbon, protesters rallied against an austerity programme expected to get even tougher ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Jacques Servier, maker of diet drug linked to deaths, might face charges

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... people were given the drug between 1976 and November 2009, when it was withdrawn in France, years after being pulled in Spain and Italy. It was never authorised in many other parts of the world, ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Rag has traces of Louis XVI's blood, study shows

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and had it embellished. The sinister souvenir has been in the private hands of an Italian family for more than a century, said the team of experts from Spain and France, which published its ...




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