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EU Commission asked France for 2015 budget clarification – Hollande – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

EU Commission asked France for 2015 budget clarification – Hollande
Reuters UK
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has asked France for more information on its 2015 budget draft, President Francois Hollande said on Friday, after Paris had sent the EU executive arm a fiscal plan that falls well short of its earlier …
What France Knows About Syria, and ObamaWall Street Journal
'Forget Silicon Valley, it's better in France'The Local.fr
How to Salvage France's Mistral ShipwreckForeign Policy
VentureBeat -Business Insider
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:08 am

EU asks Britain for an extra £1.7BN while France gets £790m rebate – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

EU asks Britain for an extra £1.7BN while France gets £790m rebate
Daily Mail
The EU last night demanded an extra £1.7billion from the UK – because our economy is recovering faster than other member states. David Cameron came under fire from MPs as Brussels demanded the hefty surcharge. To add insult to injury, France will …

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:47 am

Tear gas, rubber bullets in Lille, France, as Everton fans clash with police – RT


RT

Tear gas, rubber bullets in Lille, France, as Everton fans clash with police
RT
French police have used tear gas and rubber bullets against rioting English soccer fans who arrived in the country to support Liverpool side Everton in a Europa League match against Lille, local media report. The clashes erupted at the Grand Place
Lille 0-0 Everton: Toffees make their point in France to remain top of Europa Daily Mail
Lille 0 – Everton 0: Toffees escape France with valuable point as Liverpool's Express.co.uk
Everton grab a point in FranceIrish Examiner
Daily Star -Liverpool Echo -Soccerway
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:24 pm

Photos: British soldiers from the First World War are reburied in France – Canada.com


Canada.com

Photos: British soldiers from the First World War are reburied in France
Canada.com
PHOTO: Virginia Mayo, The Associated Press Relative Janet Greatwood, from Somerset, UK, holds a photo of two family members who were killed during the First World War during a re-burial ceremony in Bois-Grenier, France, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
WWI soldiers reburied in FranceIrish Independent

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:11 pm

S&P warns Europe crisis not over, France output falls – CNBC


CNBC

S&P warns Europe crisis not over, France output falls
CNBC
The warning comes as new data showed a deepening downturn in France's private sector economy during October. Markit's Flash Composite Output Index (PMI) for France slipped to 48.0, from 48.4 in September. That was its lowest reading since February.

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:16 pm

France Beard wins 2015 Miss University pageant – Daily Mississippian


Daily Mississippian

France Beard wins 2015 Miss University pageant
Daily Mississippian
France Beard won the 66th Annual Miss University Scholarship Pageant on Wednesday night at the Gertrude Ford Center. The pageant was hosted by Miss University 2014 Anna Beth Higginbotham and Miss Mississippi 2014 Jasmine Murray and featured 15 …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 12:14 pm

Why Are Scary Clowns Stalking Around Britain and France? – CityLab


CityLab

Why Are Scary Clowns Stalking Around Britain and France?
CityLab
If you find clowns terrifying, you might consider not visiting Britain or France in the near future. Both countries recently have been gripped by a wave of sinister clown-spottings, turning the year into one long Halloween. From city to city, people

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 6:58 pm

Tour de France organisers unveil sparkling 2015 route – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Tour de France organisers unveil sparkling 2015 route
Reuters UK
PARIS (Reuters) – Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of gruelling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial — Tour de France organisers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will heavily favour the
Tour de France 2015 route takes in Utrecht start and Alpe d'Huez hairpinsThe Guardian
2015 Tour de France route unveiledCyclingnews.com
Travel the Tour de France 2015 route with 3D animationTelegraph.co.uk
BBC News -The Japan News
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 4:44 pm

France Moves to Clarify the Rules on Full Veil – New York Times


Arutz Sheva

France Moves to Clarify the Rules on Full Veil
New York Times
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
Yahoo News -Styleite
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:55 pm

Unity on Eurozone Growth Eludes Germany and France – New York Times


Wall Street Journal

Unity on Eurozone Growth Eludes Germany and France
New York Times
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
Germany, France to seek deal on investment, reformsReuters
Financial Times -World Socialist Web Site -Business Insider
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 7:16 pm

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France reclaims title as world’s largest wine maker

France has reclaimed its crown as world’s biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy’s wine production plunge 15 percent.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:31 pm

Total names new bosses after CEO’s death in Moscow crash

French oil giant Total has named Patrick Pouyanné (right), previously head of refining and chemicals, as its new chief executive, while former CEO Thierry Desmarest (left) becomes chairman, a union source told AFP on Wednesday.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:25 am

France moves to make presidents impeachable

The French parliament voted Tuesday in favour of a draft law that could, for the first time, make it possible to remove the country’s president from office through a US-style impeachment.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:05 am

French team probes Total boss’s deadly Moscow crash

French investigators have arrived in Moscow following the death of Christophe de Margerie, head of French oil giant Total, in an airport runway crash on Monday night. They will be following a number of lines of enquiry.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:39 am

Shock and awe as Paris art scene comes alive

Los Angeles artist Paul McCarthy’s notorious “butt plug” is gone, felled in a night raid by crusading defenders of the faith. But there are plenty of other reasons why art buffs from all over the world really ought to be in Paris right now.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:51 pm

Christophe de Margerie: Total’s mustachioed maverick

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

French president inaugurates new Louis Vuitton art museum

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

Paris Opera expels veiled woman during Verdi’s Traviata

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

French journalists on trial in Indonesia for illegal reporting

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

US artist withdraws Paris ‘sex toy’ installation

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