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Paris to host international meeting on Libya next week

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

France will host an international meeting on strife-ridden Libya next week featuring several countries in the region including Egypt and Gulf states, the French government's spokesman said.Foreign Minister...

France reviews Societe Generale tax break over rogue trading losses

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

France's finance minister said Wednesday that authorities were re-examining a 2.2-billion-euro ($2.5 billion) tax break Societe Generale took, after a court found it partly responsible for losses in a...

Rihanna's stiletto sneaker hype leaves Paris in her wake

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

Before she even set foot on the Paris catwalk Wednesday singer Rihanna was making headlines with her second collection for Puma, sending supermodel Gigi Hadid off sprinting in a pair of stiletto sneakers.In...

French government defends 'serious' pre-election budget

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

The French government defended its 2017 budget on Wednesday, seven months ahead of the presidential election, after a top watchdog said it doubted it could hit its fiscal targets.France, which has repeatedly...

Hinkley Point contract to be signed Thursday: source

28 September 2016 | 0 comments

The contract to build Britain's first nuclear power plant in a generation will be signed Thursday in London, a source familiar with the deal said.The scheduling of the signing follows the approval late...

Vaccarello goes hell for leather at Saint Laurent

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Anthony Vaccarello made his name with unfeasibly small and sexy dresses, and in his hugely anticipated debut for Saint Laurent late Tuesday at Paris fashion week, the Belgian designer kept his nose clean...

Light plane crashes in central France, two dead

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

A light plane crashed in central France on Tuesday killing the two people on board, rescue services said.The two-seater RV-8 plane had just taken off from Issoudun aerodrome in the central Indre department...

Raucous scenes as Air France 'shirt-ripping' trial opens

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Cheers and jeers marked the start of the trial on Tuesday of 15 people over a confrontation in which Air France workers angry over planned layoffs left two executives with their shirts shredded.In the...

Raucous scenes as Air France 'shirt-ripping' trial opens

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Cheers and jeers marked the start of the trial on Tuesday of 15 people over a confrontation in which Air France workers angry over planned layoffs left two executives with their shirts shredded.The trial...

Brexit U-turn still possible: Ryanair's O'Leary

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

The head of Europe's largest airline said Tuesday he believes the UK could still make a Brexit U-turn once it realised it could not stay in Europe's single market while leaving the EU."I would be hopeful...

Transgender models shine as Paris catwalk goes Japanese

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Paris fashion week opened Tuesday with a dramatic mix of frills and "Fight Club", with young Brazilian creator Francisco Terra at Neith Nyer sending four transgender models down the catwalk.With all eyes...

Raucous scenes as Air France 'shirt-ripping' trial opens

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Cheers and jeers greeted the start of the trial on Tuesday of 15 people over an attack on two Air France executives, who had their shirts ripped by workers angry over planned job cuts.The trial over the...

ETA calls for peace agreement similar to Colombia's

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Basque separatist group ETA criticised Spain and France on Tuesday for failing to reach the kind of peace agreement with it that Colombia did with the leftist FARC rebel force.In a statement published...

Air France 'shirt-ripping' trial opens

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Fifteen people went on trial Tuesday over rowdy scenes a year ago in which an Air France executive had his shirt ripped as he fled a mob of workers angry over planned job cuts.Images of the incident near...

Air France 'shirt-ripping' trial to open

27 September 2016 | 0 comments

Fifteen people go on trial Tuesday over rowdy scenes a year ago in which an Air France executive had his shirt shredded as he fled a mob of workers angry over planned job cuts.Images of the incident in...

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