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France Faces Huge Fine For Missing Budget Targets – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

France Faces Huge Fine For Missing Budget Targets
International Business Times UK
France, Italy and Belgium are believed to be most immediately at risk of incurring financial penalties for exceeding budgetary targets. It's understood that governments there will be asked to implement austerity measures if they are to avoid large fines.

Posted on 28 November 2014 | 11:47 am

France to recognize Palestinian state if peace talks fail – Reuters


Reuters

France to recognize Palestinian state if peace talks fail
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) – France warned on Friday it would recognize a Palestinian state if an international effort to overcome the impasse between Israelis and Palestinians failed, and proposed a two-year timeframe to end the conflict through a U.N.-backed …
French lawmakers debate recognition of Palestine as a stateFRANCE 24
Push for Palestinian statehood grows in Europe as France begins debateChristian Science Monitor
Will France Recognize a Palestinian State?Jewish Daily Forward
Yahoo!7 News
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Posted on 28 November 2014 | 11:23 am

French foreign policy – The Economist


FRANCE 24

French foreign policy
The Economist
A DECADE ago, when France led anti-American opposition to the 2003 Iraq war, the country was seen in Washington as pesky and unreliable. President Jacques Chirac had threatened to veto the invasion at the UN Security Council, and France refused to …
France to stop credits for coal projects in developing countriesReuters
Number of unemployed in France hits record 3.46 millionFRANCE 24
Crisis-hit France strikes new record unemployment highYahoo!7 News

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Posted on 28 November 2014 | 11:04 am

European Union Gives Belgium, France and Italy Time to Comply on Budget Rules – New York Times


Wall Street Journal

European Union Gives Belgium, France and Italy Time to Comply on Budget Rules
New York Times
BRUSSELS — The European Union authorities on Friday gave Belgium, France and Italy three more months to bring their budgets in line with legal requirements. The decision is a sign that the new European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, under …
EU Warns France, Italy, Belgium on Budget SlippageWall Street Journal
EU Won't Sanction France, Italy on Budget YetABC News
Exclusive: France, Italy, Belgium may break budget rules, EU to revisit in MarchReuters
Financial Times
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Posted on 28 November 2014 | 10:24 am

Germany and France Aim to Avert a ‘Lost Decade’ – New York Times


New York Times

Germany and France Aim to Avert a 'Lost Decade'
New York Times
PARIS — The economy ministers of France and Germany called on Thursday for urgent overhauls and a series of investments in both countries to help prevent them and the eurozone from falling into a stagnation trap. Flanked by the German and French flags …
Economists urge 'meek' France to be boldThe Local.fr

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Posted on 28 November 2014 | 3:59 am

France warns African leaders against trying to keep power – Reuters


Reuters

France warns African leaders against trying to keep power
Reuters
"The departure of Blaise Compaore can serve as a lesson to a lot of leaders, not just African ones," Hollande said in an interview to France 24 TV channel. "You don't change the constitutional order for personal gain," he said. As well as historic ties
Hollande: France Helped Exile Ex-Burkina LeaderABC News

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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 9:34 pm

In France, New Review of 35-Hour Workweek – New York Times


New York Times

In France, New Review of 35-Hour Workweek
New York Times
France has a reputation for having lazy workers,” said Ms. Saifi, 26. “But I've never worked just 35 hours. That would be like resting on my laurels.” More than a decade after it was introduced, the 35-hour workweek still projects an image of France
'France has a reputation for having lazy workers'Irish Times

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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:50 pm

French Political Leader Wants Gold Back In France – Forbes


Forbes

French Political Leader Wants Gold Back In France
Forbes
Tuesday, Marine Le Pen, leader of the Front National party of France, who is also the front runner to potentially be France's new president, penned an open letter, in French, to Christian Noyer, governor of the Bank of France, requesting that the
France may be next in line to bring its gold backMINING.com

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 5:10 pm

Shakespeare Folio Discovered in France – New York Times


New York Times

Shakespeare Folio Discovered in France
New York Times
Now a previously unknown folio has surfaced at a small library in northern France, bringing the world's known total of surviving first folios to 233. “This is huge,” said Eric Rasmussen, an American Shakespeare expert who traveled to France over the
Shakespeare Folio found in French libraryBBC News
French library discovers rare Shakespeare's First Folio Library discovers rare CNN
Someone Discovered a Shakespeare Folio in a Small Library in FranceTIME
CBC.ca -ABC Online
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 10:55 am

France Suspends Delivery Of Warship To Russia – Huffington Post


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France Suspends Delivery Of Warship To Russia
Huffington Post
PARIS (AP) — France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. French President Francois Hollande's office announced the …
France Postpones Warship Sale to Russia, Citing Ukraine ConflictNew York Times
France postpones decision on delivery of Mistral carriersReuters
France suspends delivery of Mistral warship to RussiaFinancial Times
CNBC -Business Insider
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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 10:18 pm

France – France 24 – International News 24/7

Video: Protests block Paris premiere of ‘human zoo’ art show

Angry protesters on Thursday blocked the premiere of ‘Exhibit B’ in the Parisian suburb of Saint Denis. While members of the black community say the art show is misguided and racist, organisers say its forced cancelling is pure censorship.

Posted on 28 November 2014 | 8:11 am

French lawmakers debate recognition of Palestine as a state

French lawmakers will debate a proposal on Friday to recognise Palestine as a state in a move aimed at pushing for “a definitive resolution of the conflict”. The non-binding motion is expected to pass a lower house vote December 2.

Posted on 28 November 2014 | 7:16 am

French trial for Tel Aviv hit-and-run suspended after lawyer attacked

The trial of two French nationals who fatally struck an Israeli woman while driving in Tel Aviv in 2011 and then fled to France to avoid prosecution was suspended Thursday after one of their lawyers was attacked during a break in proceedings.

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 9:07 pm

Number of unemployed in France hits record 3.46 million

More people were unemployed in France in October than ever before, data released Thursday showed, highlighting continued weak activity in the eurozone’s second-largest economy.

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 6:52 pm

Exclusive: France’s Hollande spells out foreign policy goals

President François Hollande discussed French foreign policy in an interview with FRANCE 24, RFI and TV5 Monde on Thursday, a day before he heads to Africa to visit Ebola-hit Guinea and attend a summit of French-speaking nations in Senegal.

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 4:30 pm

Hollande aims for ‘historic’ climate pact at 2015 summit

French President François Hollande on Thursday urged the world’s nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact he hopes to leave as his government’s legacy.

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 3:10 pm

French suspects go on trial for hit-and-run in Israel

More than three years after Israeli Pilates instructor Lee Zeitouni was killed in a Tel Aviv road accident, two Frenchmen finally go on trial in a Paris court on Thursday in a case that soured relations between France and Israel.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:59 pm

Rare Shakespeare First Folio found in French library

A copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, the first ever compilation of the Bard’s plays, published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of an ancient port town in northern France.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:36 pm

Algerian army kills suspect in beheading of Frenchman Hervé Gourdel

Algeria’s military has killed a suspect in the abduction and beheading of Frenchman Hervé Gourdel in September, Justice Minister Tayeb Louh said on Wednesday.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:31 pm

French phone-tapping services strike over surveillance row

Four French companies that execute the majority of court-sanctioned electronic surveillance on Tuesday refused all new requests in a row over being excluded from a tender determining what firms will perform France’s surveillance services.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 8:42 pm