France

Germany, France split over EU banks plan

Germany, France split over EU banks plan

Published 12/07/2013

BERLIN/PARIS - (Reuters) - Germany and France were split on Friday over European Union plans for a new agency to wind down troubled banks, with [more…]

French HSBC tax case report reveals $5 billion in Swiss funds

Published 10/07/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - France needs to beef up its methods of fighting tax evasion, according to a parliamentary report on a probe into HSBC that [more…]

France eliminates threat to cut off internet pirates

France eliminates threat to cut off internet pirates

Published 09/07/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - France has put an end to the most controversial element of a copyright piracy law that allowed the government to cut off [more…]

Greece, foreign lenders close in on deal to unlock aid

Greece, foreign lenders close in on deal to unlock aid

Published 07/07/2013

ATHENS/AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - Greece is likely to reach a deal with foreign lenders on its latest bailout review before a meeting of euro zone [more…]

Fearing contamination, Chinese pay more for imported infant goods

Fearing contamination, Chinese pay more for imported infant goods

Published 07/07/2013

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Sophie the Giraffe is a teething toy taking over the world one baby mouth at a time. The toy, handmade in France [more…]

Analysis: French EU-wariness complicates life for Hollande

Analysis: French EU-wariness complicates life for Hollande

Published 19/06/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - A feeling in France that the European Union no longer works in its interest is fueling tensions between Paris and Brussels and [more…]

Putin, Obama face off over Syria- rebels get Saudi missiles

Putin, Obama face off over Syria- rebels get Saudi missiles

Published 17/06/2013

ENISKILLEN, Northern Ireland/DUBAI (Reuters) - Rebels fought to halt an advance by President Bashar al-Assad's forces into northern Syria on Monday while U.S. President Barack [more…]

France backs EU-U.S. trade talks after culture clash

France backs EU-U.S. trade talks after culture clash

Published 14/06/2013

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - France cleared the European Union to launch free-trade talks with the United States on Friday after fellow EU members accepted its demand [more…]

France to ban electronic cigarettes in public

France to ban electronic cigarettes in public

Published 31/05/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - France will ban electronic cigarette smoking in public places by imposing the same curbs enforced since 2007 to combat tobacco smoking, Health [more…]

Germans irked as Hollande says EU cannot dictate French reforms

Germans irked as Hollande says EU cannot dictate French reforms

Published 30/05/2013

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande pledged on Thursday to carry out long overdue reforms of France's pension system and labor markets but said it [more…]