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US online shopping giant Amazon on Monday announced it had settled a major tax claim in France and agreed to report all its French income locally in future. Amazon, one of the US tech giants accused of paying too little tax in Europe, said the deal related to a French claim for nearly 200 million euros ...
The biggest gamble I take in life -- other than the one some six decades ago -- is driving on America's highways. So, these last few columns on games of chance are atypical but I have to drive and some of the gambling trivia is fascinating. The first successful French lottery was created by an Italian.

The French government is currently pushing back against steep discounting. It wants to see discounts limited to 34% of the wholesale price, and agriculture and Food Minister Stephane Travert has also come out against "two for the price of one" promotions, in order to "give value back to products.".
Members of the French government on Sunday rallied around Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin, a rising star in President Emmanuel Macron's team who has been accused of rape in a case dating back nearly a decade. On Saturday, the Paris prosecutor's office confirmed that it had reopened an ...
Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister of the economy and finance, and Philippe Wahl, CEO of Le Groupe La Poste, have signed a Public Service Agreement between the State and La Poste for 2018-2022 - and La Poste said the new agreement includes a number of "innovations".
France's government is ready to back Stephane Richard for a third term at the helm of Orange, when he seeks re-election later this year, said finance minister Bruno Le Maire during a radio interview. However, Le Maire also clarified that Richard would have to resign from his position if he is convicted in the ...

In the summer of 2014 on the beach in Galveston, the sargassum seaweed dominated the landscape. "It was a nuisance, it stunk. It drove tourists away," said Gil Rowe, a professor at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The sargassum that showed up in Galveston has perplexed researchers ever since it ...
The one-year programme by the French government helps to attract gifted and ambitious individuals from all around the world to set up and develop their startup in France. The programme offers end-to-end support on the journey from early stage startups to successful businesses, be it financial support and training or first ...
The wives and children of French extremists captured by Kurdish forces in Syria have filed a legal complaint against French authorities for refusing to repatriate them, their lawyers announced Wednesday. The lawyers argue that France has a duty to repatriate its citizens. "These women who went out there ...
AS A boy, Antoine Hubert used to catch butterflies. These days, the agro-engineer has eyes only for meal worms. In a demonstration factory near Dole in eastern France, he shows how trayfuls of plump, half-grown worms are fed, left to grow in a darkened dormitory, and then--after two ...
France's government said Wednesday it was shelving plans to build a new airport in the west of the country, ending a dispute that has prompted nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests. In an avidly awaited announcement in France, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the "stiff opposition" made it ...
The French government has been blasted over plans to reduce the speed limit on France's secondary road network by 10 kph (6 mph). The new regulations, which are intended to cut France's climbing road death figures, will see the limits on two-way roads outside towns and cities fall from 90 kph (56 mph) ...
The French government has been blasted over plans to reduce the speed limit on France's secondary road network by 10kph (6mph). The new regulations, which are intended to cut France's climbing road death figures, will see the limits on two-way roads outside towns and cities fall from 90kph (56mph) to ...
The French government has announced a series of measures aimed at cutting rising road deaths and ridding drivers of certain bad habits. ... The French government also announced a crack down on the use of cellphones while driving, an infraction that currently results in a 135-Euro fine ($160) and the ...
The French government is lowering speed limits on all two-lane highways from 90 kilometres an hour (56mph) to 80kmh (50mph) after an alarming rise in road deaths in the last three years. The limit reduction, which will be introduced from July 1, means all motorists heading over the channel for a summer ...
The French government recently announced that from the start of the school year in September 2018, mobile phones will be banned completely in primary, junior, and middle schools. Currently, French children are not permitted to have mobile phones in class and from September they will not be allowed to ...
The French government recently announced that from the start of the school year in September 2018, mobile phones will be banned completely in primary, junior, and middle schools. Currently, French children are not permitted to have mobile phones in class and from September they will not be allowed to ...

After having run into all sorts of problems since it struck up a major agreement with the electronics group in 2008, the French Ministry of Justice is to take judge-sanctioned communications interception back in-house in 2019 according to intelligence Online's sources. In recent weeks, we have been ...
Swiss-French government clarify joint airport tax regime. 0. SHARES. facebook; twitter; Google+; Pinterest; LinkedIn · Digg · Del · StumbleUpon · Tumblr; VKontakte; Print; email; Flattr · Reddit · Buffer; Love This; Weibo · Pocket; Xing; Odnoklassniki; ManageWP.org · WhatsApp · Meneame · blogger ...
Paris is known not only as the home of the Eiffel Tower - but also for its serious rat problem. And now the rodents have set up shop in government buildings, prompting officials to use cat-like reflexes. The Ministry of the Interior and the offices of government spokesman Christophe Castaner were the two ...
According to the government, Britain is set to lead the world in many areas after Brexit. It seems one of these is feline diplomacy. We have wooed many world leaders with the Foreign Office's Palmerston, and he and the four other government cats including Number 10's Larry keep Downing Street's mouse ...
The French government has welcomed cats into its prestigious ministries in Paris in a bid to quell a rat infestation. Parisians are no strangers to their close neighbours, the rats. But now it seems these pesky rodents are getting above their station and are invading government ministries in the French capital.
First reported in newspaper Le Parisien, the authorities have filed a complaint against the e-commerce giant with the Paris commerce Court for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market with some suppliers. It follows a two-year investigation by consumer fraud watchdog DGCCRF. France's economy Ministry is ...
Emmanuel Macron's French government wants to expel more failed asylum seekers and do it at a faster pace, which has prompted fury among rights ... groups saying his actions represent a worrying shift in policy from the French government as it prepares its controversial "asylum and immigration" bill.
After the 70% markdown on spreadable chocolate sowed pandemonium, the French government is now taking steps to intervene, so events capable of diminishing France's "cultural reputation" don't happen again. As reported by Le Parisien, France's finance ministry is examining whether the discount ...
The French government has implored supermarkets to refrain from the kind of promotion deals that have led to in-store scuffles over cut-price jars of Nutella and discounted nappies, the finance minister said Wednesday. Videos of French shoppers jostling as they tried to grab heavily discounted tubs of the ...
The French government is the latest trying to clamp down on the spread of fake news online, a notion that, while admirable, is also full of complications. This week, French President Emmanuel Macron outlined his bold ambition to rid the internet of fake news. Details are scant, but Macron has announced ...
The remarks come following the victory of a coalition of two Corsican nationalist parties, going under the name "Pe a Corsica" (For Corsica), in a regional election on 10 December. Corsica's nationalists are divided between a portion who harbour ambitions of full independence, and a far larger portion who ...
The French government has welcomed cats into its prestigious ministries in Paris in a bid to quell a rat infestation. Parisians are no strangers to their close neighbours, the rats. But now it seems these pesky rodents are getting above their station and are invading government ministries in the French capital.
First reported in newspaper Le Parisien, the authorities have filed a complaint against the e-commerce giant with the Paris commerce Court for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market with some suppliers. It follows a two-year investigation by consumer fraud watchdog DGCCRF. France's economy Ministry is ...
Emmanuel Macron's French government wants to expel more failed asylum seekers and do it at a faster pace, which has prompted fury among rights ... groups saying his actions represent a worrying shift in policy from the French government as it prepares its controversial "asylum and immigration" bill.
While facebook is trying to lure a younger audience to its platform, the French government is pushing in the other direction. A draft bill proposes that children under 16 would need their parents' permission to sign up for an account, the justice minister told reporters on Wednesday (Dec. 13). According to ...
Sheep farmers have called on the French government to help save their flocks from wolves. AFP / PHILIPPE HUGUEN. Furtive, wily and the animal of fairy tales, wolves fascinate nature lovers, but they raise fears among French sheep breeders who are trying to save their flocks. Amid debate in France on a ...
He commended the French government for agreeing to partner the university in building the capacities of its academic staff, noting that it also provides opportunity to raise a new generation of quality academics who would determine the character of the university. He said FUNAI plans to be a renowned ...
The French government is willing to hold discussions on plans to give special access to Britain's commando unit and run deployments jointly from their fleet of three Mistral Class Amphibious assault ships. This was according to a report released by two senior officials in the French military. One of the ...
Delivering a lecture with the theme: 'The Influence of French and Francophone Policies in Nigeria' at the Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) - French government collaboration held at the University's Auditorium in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State recently, the Ambassador described Africa as a land of ...
The question that we must ask ourselves is why CNN, the French government and others who led the charge in 2011, are all of a sudden ...
The French government are considering spinning off EDF's nuclear power business, as part of a plan aimed at shifting its focus to renewable ...
Christophe Castaner, the French government spokesman, was elected chief executive of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party on ...
Newly Elected President, Emmanuel Macron helped declare a new sound ordinance this past August on festivals and nightclubs in France.
Amid the public disbelief over the situation, the French government is drafting a bill to say that sex with children under a certain age is by ...
NEW BERN, Craven County - Morton Jacobs was a private first class for the first Canadian-American special service forces back in World War II ...
The French government are currently discussing the idea of allowing the legal age of consent to be at the age of 13 years old.
Eight French officers including a high-profile former police chief have committed suicide in just a week sparking renewed concern among the ...
Foreign Minister Julia Bishop said the government had raised with the French government its "objections to the proposal" and it would continue ...
Saturday, November 11 is Remembrance Day and this year, for longtime Canberra musician Christopher Latham it will prove especially ...
Despite the aims of the new government, France is set to adopt a one-time tax hike on the profits of large companies to help cover the ...
The French government, which has until this week owned a 19.7 percent chunk of native car maker Renault, has sold off some of its shares in ...
The French government has recently eased control on local automaker Renault by selling $1.4 billion worth of shares, according to a report by ...
DETERMINED: Wannon MP Dan Tehan has vowed to do everything in his power to protect the final resting place of Australian soldiers, some ...


 

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