France

Why Italy’s bonds keep calm and carry on

Why Italy’s bonds keep calm and carry on

Published 16/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The prospect of a more spendthrift government in Italy, already one of the euro zone’s most indebted economies, has had only a [more…]

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Published 15/05/2018

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday when the high-profile opening of the U.S. embassy [more…]

J&J defends itself in trial over baby powder asbestos claims

J&J defends itself in trial over baby powder asbestos claims

Published 15/05/2018

(Reuters) - A trial for a lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder was responsible for the death of a woman due to her [more…]

Pompeo reaches out to European counterparts amid Iran tensions

Pompeo reaches out to European counterparts amid Iran tensions

Published 14/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to German, French and British counterparts in recent days to discuss cooperation over Iran, a [more…]

Wenders film shows ’emotional giant’ Pope Francis

Wenders film shows ’emotional giant’ Pope Francis

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Viewers hoping Wim Wenders’ documentary about Pope Francis will be a critical portrait of the head of the Catholic Church will [more…]

Forty years after ‘Grease’, Travolta’s back in Cannes

Forty years after ‘Grease’, Travolta’s back in Cannes

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Fans of high school musical “Grease” are in for a treat if they can make it to the French Riviera this [more…]

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry, said on Sunday male stars should get [more…]

Banned director’s Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Banned director’s Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Published 13/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Despite being banned from making movies, Jafar Panahi delivered one at Cannes which tackles the hot topic of the moment: the [more…]

China’s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

China’s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

Published 11/05/2018

YAJI MOUNTAIN, China (Reuters) - On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise “hog [more…]

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s artists urged to seize chance

Published 09/05/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal’s old Palais de Justice sits among some of the most sought-after real estate in the capital Dakar, where it shares a [more…]