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Khashoggi fallout: Saudi conference no-shows

18 October 2018 | 0 comments

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday became the latest in an array of policy-makers and corporate chiefs to pull out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week, following the...

French minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi

18 October 2018 | 0 comments

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Thursday he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi."I won't go to Riyadh...

French trade union boss steps down in wake of 'label' scandal

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

A French trade union boss resigned Wednesday in the wake of reports suggesting he had hundreds of colleagues secretly rated and their files tagged with labels such as "foolish", "stupid", or "plain crazy".Pascal...

UK PM meets Macron ahead of Brexit talks

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on Wednesday shortly before addressing fellow EU leaders on the stalled Brexit negotiations, her office said.The...

Time for women to sexualise men says TV star Rae

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

Rising US star Issa Rae held her hand up Wednesday to sexualising men in her hit television series "Insecure", saying it was time for the "female gaze" to have its day.The African-American writer and...

French gay rights activist punched on Paris street

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

The head of a French gay rights NGO on Wednesday said he was punched in the face on a Paris street and told he "should be burned" in what he called a homophobic attack.Guillaume Melanie, head of the Urgence...

British cyclist killed in Alps was 'a monster', mother says

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

The mother of a British cyclist killed by a hunter in the Alps has celebrated his death, saying she believed he was responsible for raping a young girl, British media reported on Wednesday.The claims...

Top French sports pundit slammed for 'misogynist' remarks

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

A leading French sports pundit has been labelled a "misogynist" and widely criticised for claiming women should not commentate football matches because their voices are too high.Denis Balbir, of M6 television...

Frenchwoman tackles Abe, Macron over sister missing in Japan

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

A French woman on Wednesday slipped into the grounds of the French presidential palace to question Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the fate of her sister missing in Japan."Mr...

French leftist leader under fire for shoving officer during raid

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

French prosecutors on Wednesday announced they were investigating leftist firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon after he shoved a prosecutor and an officer in a fit of rage over police raids on his home and party...

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

Facebook said Wednesday it was reviving the cult MTV reality show "The Real World" as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from YouTube.The social media giant said it was also trying to harness the...

Exchange rates sour Danone's sales, but not target

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

Danone said Wednesday its sales slid 4.4 percent in the third quarter due to the plunge in the value of emerging market currencies, although the French food giant confirmed its annual target of double-digit...

Polish ex-consul gets life for Monaco heiress murder

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

A French court on Wednesday sentenced Poland's former honorary consul in Monaco to life imprisonment for ordering the murder of his ex-partner's mother, billionaire heiress Helene Pastor.Pastor, 77, and...

Death toll in French flooding hits 14

17 October 2018 | 0 comments

At least 14 people died and one remained missing after the storms and floods that battered southwest France earlier this week, local authorities said Wednesday, updating the toll.The equivalent of three...

France says will be 'impartial' in New Caledonia independence vote

16 October 2018 | 0 comments

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday reaffirmed that France will remain impartial in the independence referendum of its tiny overseas territory New Caledonia next month.The culmination of...



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