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Calais migrants step up bids to get into Channel Tunnel

Calais migrants step up bids to get into Channel Tunnel

3 August 2015 | 0 comments

Migrants in Calais made around 1,700 attempts overnight to penetrate the Channel Tunnel premises in a bid to get to England, French police sources said Monday, and an officer sustained facial injuries...

UK government announces new steps against illegal immigrants

UK government announces new steps against illegal immigrants

3 August 2015 | 0 comments

Britain's government promised new measures Monday to crack down on illegal immigrants by making landlords evict them, as the Calais migrants crisis continued to dominate the headlines.Landlords in England...

Veolia says net profits more than double to 321 million euros

Veolia says net profits more than double to 321 million euros

3 August 2015 | 0 comments

Waste management giant Veolia said Monday its profits in the first half of the year more than doubled to 321 million euros ($352 million), helped by a cost-cutting drive.The French company, which specialises...

MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of wing analysis

MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of wing analysis

3 August 2015 | 0 comments

Malaysian aviation experts were to meet their French counterparts and judges Monday to coordinate the investigation into missing flight MH370, days after the discovery of a washed-up plane part offered...

MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of wing analysis

MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of wing analysis

3 August 2015 | 0 comments

Five days after the discovery of a Boeing 777 wing fragment on La Reunion island, French and Malaysian aviation experts will meet together with police and magistrates in Paris Monday to coordinate their...

EUR, GBP, USD exchange rate developments to watch this week

3 August 2015 | 0 comments

Follow the top exchange rate developments this week to get the best deal on your international money transfers and payments. [Contributed by TorFX]

Saudi king leaves France, Riviera beach to reopen

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

King Salman of Saudi Arabia unexpectedly left the French Riviera on Sunday, local officials said, adding that a beach that had been controversially closed for the royal's holiday would now reopen to the...

Germany wrong to propose temporary 'Grexit': French minister

Germany wrong to propose temporary 'Grexit': French minister

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said in an interview Sunday that his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble was "wrong" to propose a temporary withdrawal from the euro for debt-laden Greece, evoking...

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane.However...

France, Britain present united front as anger soars over migrants

France, Britain present united front as anger soars over migrants

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

France and Britain vowed Sunday that a cross-Channel migrant crisis was their "top priority" in a united front that belied simmering anger over an issue which has become a political hot potato.Heightened...

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane.However...

New debris found on island in hunt for MH370 answers

New debris found on island in hunt for MH370 answers

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

Investigators probing missing flight MH370 collected more debris on an Indian Ocean island Sunday as Malaysia urged authorities in the region to be on alert for wreckage washing up on their shores.Locals...

Ending migrant crisis is 'top priority', vow Britain and France

Ending migrant crisis is 'top priority', vow Britain and France

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

France and Britain vowed Sunday that a cross-Channel migrant crisis was their "top priority" in a united front that belied simmering anger over an issue which has become a political hot potato.Beefed-up...

New debris found on island in hunt for MH370 answers

New debris found on island in hunt for MH370 answers

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

Investigators probing missing flight MH370 collected more metallic debris on an Indian Ocean island Sunday as Malaysia urged authorities in the region to be on alert for wreckage washing up on their shores.Locals...

Britain, France say ending Calais migrant crisis is 'top priority'

Britain, France say ending Calais migrant crisis is 'top priority'

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

Ending the crisis that has seen thousands of attempts by migrants to reach England from Calais in recent weeks is a "top priority", the interior ministers of France and Britain wrote in a joint statement...

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