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Bob Diamond throws daughter 3-day wedding in South of France
The wedding took place on the weekend at the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc in the South of France – where prices start at an eye-watering £700 a night. And he made sure his precious little darling was treated like a princess all day, with no expense spared.
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:13 am
Don't believe anyone in France who says they don't see race
PARIS—France is Europe's first nation of immigrants, home to a growing black population, and the continent's largest populations of Jews and Muslims. Yet it remains officially and absurdly “color-blind.” The ban on the collection of ethnic and racial …
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:59 pm
How to Salvage France's Mistral Shipwreck
Both were made in France. (To be fair, the Argentines also flew American-built Skyhawks and British-built Canberras against the United Kingdom's forces.) And in the 1986 American raid (Operation El Dorado Canyon) to punish Muammar al-Qaddafi's regime …
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:20 pm
EU to warn France and Italy on budget plans
The European Commission will on Wednesday tell five eurozone countries, including France and Italy, that their budget plans risk breaching EU rules, say three officials briefed on the decision. The move comes a week after all eurozone countries …
France and Italy face EU budget challengeIrish Independent
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:45 pm
Chris Froome could be facing tricky Tour de France 2015 when the route is …
The race will run anticlockwise from Holland, Belgium and northern France, to Brittany, then down to the Pyrenees, before a few transition days across the south of France to the Alps for the final few days ahead of the finish in Paris. After the …
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:54 pm
Epitaph for France does a lively trade
If you want an indication of the collective mood in France at the moment, try this for a best-selling book title: Le Suicide français . In the past few weeks this cheerless tome by Éric Zemmour, a journalist, has been flying off the shelves. Its 530 …
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:30 pm
Total CEO killed in Moscow plane crash: France has lost 'great industry …
Total – France's second biggest listed company – later confirmed the death of its chief executive. "The thoughts of the management and employees of the Group go out to Christophe de Margerie's wife, children and loved ones as well as to the families of …
Total's CEO killed after his plane hits snowplowCNBC
CEO of France's Total Oil Company Killed in Crash at Moscow AirportThe Moscow Times
Total: Global oil giant, pride of FranceArab News
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 4:13 pm
Tour de France 2015: The predicted route revealed
The route of the 2015 Tour de France will be officially unveiled in Paris on Wednesday, October 22 and as it was this year, the opening week of the race looks to be one that will reward tough, tactically competent riders with a bit of grit. Defending …
Watch the 2015 Tour de France route presentation live on Cyclingnews.comCyclingnews.com
The 2015 Tour de France: Nibali's to win again?velonews.competitor.com
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:42 am
France Moves to Clarify the Rules on Full Veil
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PARIS — The government said Monday that it would circulate guidelines for cultural institutions on France's law against wearing full veils in public places after a woman at a performance of Verdi's “La Traviata” was asked by an attendant to remove the …
Paris opera ejects woman in Muslim veil after cast refuses to singRT
France: Woman Ejected from Opera for Wearing Face VeilArutz Sheva
Paris Opera expels veiled woman during Verdi's TraviataFRANCE 24
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:55 pm
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Unity on Eurozone Growth Eludes Germany and France
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BERLIN — Anyone hoping that last week's market turmoil might spur Germany and France to take decisive action to spur growth in the eurozone was disappointed on Monday. After meeting here, top ministers from the two nations agreed only to work on a …
France Puts Pressure on Germany for Stimulus PlanWall Street Journal
Secret Germany, France deal may pave way for Paris 2015 budget: ReportCNBC
France and Germany paper over budget cracksFinancial Times
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 7:16 pm
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Asked in 2010 if oil companies were right to make deals with the world’s despots and dictators, Christophe de Margerie, the boss of Total who died in a plane crash in Russia Monday night, gave a typically unequivocal answer: “bloody right.”
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:30 pm
The CEO of French oil giant Total SA, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport, the company said in a statement.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:02 am
The Fondation Louis Vuitton contemporary art museum, a massive structure just outside Paris of billowing sails and glass designed by Frank Gehry, was inaugurated by French President François Hollande on Monday.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:41 pm
French officials are updating rules on wearing face veils in public after it emerged that a veiled woman was told to leave Paris’s Opera Bastille during a performance of Verdi’s La Traviata earlier this month.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:28 am
Two French journalists were due in court Monday in the eastern Indonesian island of Papua on charges of “abusive use of entry visas” following their arrest in August for shooting a report on a local separatist movement.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:53 am
American artist Paul McCarthy has decided to withdraw a giant inflatable installation from Paris’s Place Vendôme after vandals attacked the piece, outraged at its resemblance to an anal plug.
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 9:04 am
First they spoke of an imminent decrease in unemployment; then, of a decreasing increase. Now, halfway through their term and with jobs still lagging, France’s Socialists have vowed to “speak the truth” about the economy – and it doesn’t sound good.
Posted on 18 October 2014 | 11:38 am
French health officials on Thursday said screening measures for Ebola among passengers arriving from Guinea, one of the main West African countries affected by the deadly disease, would start Saturday at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 8:18 am
France and the EU were set for a pivotal showdown Wednesday that could see Paris face a humiliating rejection of its budget proposals over its failure to tackle the country’s sky-high debt.
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 5:07 pm
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday that any recognition of Palestine as a state must be “helpful to peace” as part of a two-state solution, and not just symbolic.
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 8:39 pm