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Elected representatives of French communist parties PCF and the Left Front proposed on Thursday that the matter be discussed at the Paris Council, ... The news comes just a day after a newly proposed 'battle plan' to help France's poorest and high-immigration suburbs was presented to the French ...
Due to the Brexit effect, startups are looking to stay within the European Union for more opportunities, just as France is gaining steam as a "start-up nation." French president Emmanuel Macron set up an investment fund of $12 billion for tech start-ups, and last year, France overtook the U.K. as having the ...

At a conference in Paris, more than 70 countries have committed to measures to fight the funding of terrorism. by David Chater ... French President Emmanuel Macron closed the meeting with a plea for countries to work together to fight a common enemy. Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Paris, France.
The new club de jeux is run by Groupe Tranchant, which owns 16 casinos in France. But Tranchant isn't the only casino company looking to benefit from the new law. Casino groups Partouche and Raineau have also applied to open gaming clubs in the French capital, Le Monde reported. For Pierre Perret ...
More than 90% covered by luxuriant rainforest, French Guiana has little in common with mainland France bar the name. Yet this corner of the Amazon forest is awaiting a decision by Emmanuel Macron's government over the development of a controversial open-pit gold mine that would be the country's ...
French lieutenant colonel nabbed after masturbating on Paris Metro. The Local. news.france@thelocal.com @thelocalfrance. 27 April 2018 17:29 CEST+02:00. sexual harassment ...

A French-Tunisian baker, who has won the right to supply the French presidential palace with baguettes for a year, says kneading is the secret behind his prize-winning loaves. "A lot of people go too quickly with the kneading," Mahmoud M'seddi told the BBC. He is the latest winner of the annual best ...
The tycoon is involved in many high-profile projects in France, such as the shared electric Autolib cars on the streets of Paris. He is notably known for hosting friend Nicolas Sarkozy on his yacht days after Sarkozy was elected French president in 2007, raising concerns that Bollore would gain political favors ...
Ministers from 80 countries and nearly 500 experts gather in Paris from Wednesday for a conference on combating the financing of terror groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaeda, French officials said. Attacks have become increasingly low-cost since the 9/11 atrocities in the United States in 2001, ...
France quickly declared war on the group. Two months later, when the Obama administration needed a European counterpart to persuade other countries to contribute troops and resources, the U.S. turned to France. By January 2016, a coalition of 26 countries was meeting in Paris. French diplomats were ...
Commuters walk on a platform as they leave an RER train at Saint-Lazare station in Paris on April 24th, 2018. Photo: AFP ... Rail passengers in France faced more disrupted services on the tenth day of train strikes against the French government's proposed rail reforms on Tuesday. But the number of ...
In Paris, many arrondissements look to wall art to make their areas arresting in their walled beauty. A Fresh Street Art Tour through the 13th arrondissement (and other quarters too) will help you look at walls in a very different way. Laurent and Benedictus will point out the work of iconic street artists like Miss ...
French artist Ludo returned to the streets of France with two new pieces that popped up in the city of Paris. Ludo created his own Parisian wine with “Chateau De Ludo”, the artwork shows an oversized wine-bottle dressed up with his trademark skull-grape design. Discover another bonus artwork below and ...
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to march in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms as rail strikes and student ... plans to revamp the national railway company SNCF before the network is opened to competition, while students continue to occupy campuses across France.
Travellers in France face more travel headaches on Thursday as French rail chiefs SNCF cancels scores of services across the country due to the ... In Paris anyone taking the RER A, Europe's busiest train line, there will be one train out of two running on the Cergy/Poissy branch and three trains out of four ...
It's nothing but sun, sun and more sun in France at the moment, with the mercury set to rise to a whopping 29C in the French capital on Thursday. ... In Paris on Thursday afternoon, temperatures will reach highs of a staggering 29C and the eastern Grand Est region and south west Nouvelle-Acquitaine ...
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in the first address to France's parliament by a Canadian leader, called on the signatories of the 2015 Paris climate accord to ensure the landmark deal became a “reality”. Trudeau, one of just a handful of foreign leaders given the honour of a parliament speech ...

The university cited security reasons for sealing off access to the campus in the sixth district of Paris, which was once attended by Macron as well as many other leading figures in France's political elite. "The main building of Sciences Po Paris is occupied peacefully and on a renewable basis, a decision that ...
In Paris, at least, three new services are trying to break the language barrier so non-French speaking tourists can get the most out of their trip. ... Unlimited calling and texting within France and to other countries in Europe is included in the rental cost while texting and calling to the United States and Canada ...
Travellers in France were hit by more travel headaches on Wednesday as French rail chiefs SNCF were forced to cancel scores of services across the country due to a fresh two-day rail strike. ... In Paris anyone taking the RER B, which serves both Paris airports will have to change trains at Gare du Nord.
PARIS -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ventured into the heart of French democracy Tuesday in hopes of enlisting his hosts as progressive, like-minded defenders against the onslaught of global perils like climate change, authoritarianism and inequality. His message -- a call to arms of sorts in the face of ...
PARIS (Reuters) - US e-commerce giant Amazon has made further inroads into food retail in France as Casino's upmarket Monoprix chain became the first local retailer to agree to sell groceries via Amazon. Future cooperation could extend beyond France. A source familiar with the talks said on Tuesday ...
Last Friday, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim killed four people and injured 16 others after taking hostages in a supermarket in south-west France. It has since emerged that he was known to French intelligence services, who were concerned he was at risk of Islamist radicalisation. Lakdim himself was shot ...
Francis Kalifat of the CRIF umbrella group of French Jewish organisations said Le Pen and her party were "not wanted" at the march on Wednesday ... has shocked France's Jewish community, coming a year after an Orthodox Jewish woman in her sixties was thrown out the window of her Paris flat by a ...
The French police officer who died after he offered himself in exchange for a hostage in an Islamist attack is being honoured in Paris. Lt Col Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was one of four victims of a shooting spree in southern France on Friday. He will be awarded France's highest accolade, the Legion d'Honneur, ...
... Talking Point · People & Politics · The Hub · Sweet and Sour · Onochie Anibeze · Sunday Perspectives · My World · Frankly Speaking · The Orbit · Nigeria Today · Vista Woman · Relationships. More. Breaking News. Translate. Home » News » Nigeria/France friendly: Super Falcons to report in Paris April 3 ...
French investigators are treating the killing of an 85-year-old Jewish woman in Paris as an antisemitic murder, after it emerged that she had survived France's most notorious second world war round up of Jews in 1942. Mireille Knoll lived alone and was found dead after a fire broke out in her flat in Paris's ...
The investigation by the Paris prosecutor's office is trying to establish whether it was a killing "motivated by the real or supposed adherence to a religion", the source said. France's chief rabbi described Knoll's death as a "horror". Jewish leaders have called for a march in her memory. French Foreign ...
He added that France is in favour of a Cyprus settlement, that takes into account the acquis communautaire. “We are not Cypriots ourselves, but we are friends of Cyprus and of the Republic of Cyprus” he went on. Explaining the position of Paris with regard to regional developments, Troccaz said that “we ...
The Paris municipal election – the French capital's top political job – is two years away, but as the current mayor Anne Hidalgo becomes increasingly ... co-chair of the Green party at the Paris City Council, and Paris City councillor Danielle Simonnet, from the far-left party 'La France Insoumise', could be ...
In a statement (in French), France's Jewish umbrella organisation Crif expressed "anger and concern" at the attack. It urged "the fullest transparency" by the authorities "so that the motive of this barbaric crime is known as quickly as possible". France's Jewish community has voiced increasing concern over a ...
L'Entente describes itself as inspired by traditional British cuisine, “but focused entirely on French Terroir Produce.” They work with producers in France to get their sausages and bacon for full English breakfasts, but they also partner with British cheesemakers for Stilton, and a Scottish salmon producer.
French prosecutors are now treating the brutal murder of an 85-year-old Jewish woman whose partly charred body was found in her Paris home as an ... flee a mass roundup of Jews in Paris during World War II, was found dead Friday in her apartment in the east of the French capital, where she lived alone.
Only 42 percent of Parisians said they were satisfied with their mayor, Anne Hidalgo, according to an Ifop poll published in the French Journal du Dimanche on Sunday. The results show a 10 point slide in her popularity compared to the previous poll in March 2016 when 52 percent of respondents gave the ...
People hold banners during the "March For Our Lives" event in Paris, France, Saturday, March 24, 2018. The march is one of hundreds happening across the U.S. and the world to urge U.S. lawmakers to pass stricter gun safety legislation after deadly school shootings. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)more +.
Inside Paris' March For Our Lives, Where Expats Desperately Want To Help Loved Ones Back Home ... But unlike them, Emily lives an ocean away, in Paris, France. She's a ... It was for this reason that so many Americans — as well as their French allies — gathered across from the Eiffel Tower on Saturday.
The coffee shop is the latest in a chain of lunch joints springing up across France staffed by people with Down syndrome, autism and other cognitive ... skills as she helped with last-minute preparations for its grand opening on Wednesday, when French first lady Brigitte Macron dropped in for a quick bite.
Colombia fought from 2-0 down to beat France 3-2 in Friday's friendly match in Paris, with Juan Quintero netting the winner from a controversial late penalty. The midfielder fired in five minutes from time at the Stade de France following goals from Luis Muriel and Radamel Falcao, after the home side had led ...
... of its kind in France, though similar outlets operate in Japan and Germany. "This establishment ... is the latest invention to bring brothels back into the landscape," Nicolas Bonnet Oulaldj, a left-wing Paris council member who opposes Xdolls, said in a statement. Other critics include French feminist groups ...
The French are notoriously snobby about food – but the restaurant has become a cult favourite. Run by Englishman Oliver Woodhead who's lived in Paris for two decades, it also serves up British classics like shepherd's pie and lemon posset. Speaking to the Telegraph, owner Oliver said: “So many people ...
France continues to be on high alert after deadly terrorist attacks struck the country in 2015 and 2016, mainly in Paris and Nice. Although there have not been any large attacks since the one in Nice in July 2016, there have been several smaller-scale assaults by lone individuals, and the French authorities ...
The gunman who held people hostage as part of a 'terrorist act' at a supermarket in the south of France reportedly demanded the release of one of the 2015 Paris attackers. Salah Abdeslam is a prime suspect and the only surviving suspect involved in the Islamic State backed attack in the French capital ...
French President Emmanuel Macron lit the fuse in Paris earlier today after announcing a host of new economic reforms. Tens of thousands of students, teachers, nurses and public sector workers took to the streets to voice their discontent. Between 140 and 180 demonstrations broke out across the country ...
The distinction bestowed to the UAE by Paris is a matter of great pride for us. ... invited to visit the Paris Book Fair to participate in the signing of their books which have been translated from Arabic to French by the Sharjah Book Authority, ... Sharjah is participating as a 'special guest' at the Paris Book Fair.
A man holds up an 'Obey' placard made to depict the French President (Picture: AFP/Getty). Strikes affected all transport, from planes to underground trains, as well as public services including hospitals and schools. As Eurostar announced cancellations 'due to industrial action in France', budget airline ...
Communist councillors and feminist groups had called on the Council of Paris - the body responsible for governing the city - to study the possibilities of closing Xdolls. They argued it was demeaning to women - and effectively a brothel. Owning or operating a brothel is illegal in France. But police visited the ...
PARIS - France received its 14th A400M Atlas military airlifter on March 16, a hand over earlier than expected due to the higher quality of the aircraft, the ... Separately, an A400M for the first time flew 26 tons of fuel to the Menaka and Tessalit French army bases in Mali, supporting the Barkhane mission, ...
There was similar disruption at airports, particularly in Paris where some 30 percent of flights were cancelled at Orly, CDG and Beauvais airports. Budget airline Ryanair was also forced to cancel over 100 flights to, from and over France, which left the airline's chiefs furious. "Ryanair call on the French ...
The Associated Press. A man waits at the Saint Lazare station, Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Paris. French trains, flights, schools and other public services are set to be disrupted by nationwide strikes to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's economic measures. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)more +.
news.france@thelocal.com · @thelocalfrance. 21 March 2018. 11:13 CET+01:00. Paris City Hall has announced its latest method for helping the city's homeless population - distributing one hundred "small bubbles" around the streets of the French capital which can be used for shelter at night. The launch of ...


 

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