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EU accuses Russia of 'orchestrated' disinformation campaign

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

The European Union on Wednesday accused Russia of pumping out thousands of pieces of disinformation in an "orchestrated strategy" aimed at destabilising the bloc. Russia faces a barrage of accusations...

Bayeux Tapestry loan 'very significant': British PM

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday it was "very significant" that the Bayeux Tapestry will be loaned to Britain from France, more than 950 years after the Norman conquest of England it depicts.French...

France ditches plans for divisive west coast airport

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

The French government on Wednesday formally abandoned decades-old plans for a controversial new airport on the west coast that became a site of resistance for environmental activists.In a keenly awaited...

Irish PM denies 'plot' against Brexit

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar denied on Wednesday that the EU was conspiring to reverse the Brexit vote after a series of top figures held the door open for Britain to change its mind.Varadkar...

Merkel to hold talks with Macron in Paris on Friday

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks in Paris on Friday, two days before she faces a high-stakes vote on her proposed governing coalition with the Social...

Macron's tapestry gesture risks rousing Anglo-French rivalry

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

In a gesture of abiding friendship, or perhaps a subtle act of diplomatic trolling, French President Emmanuel Macron will offer to loan Britain the famed Bayeux Tapestry, depicting the French conquest...

Volkswagen clinches record sales in 2017

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's Volkswagen said Wednesday it sold a record number of vehicles in 2017, putting it on track to hold on to the title of world's largest carmaker two years after its "dieselgate" emissions scandal.Some...

Economists call for overhaul of eurozone fiscal rules

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

Leading economists from France and Germany on Wednesday called for new fiscal rules for the eurozone and the creation of an independent watchdog to help to make the single currency more resilient against...

France, Britain to announce new migrant treaty: Macron

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a new treaty on how to handle migrants hoping to head to Britain, the French presidency said Wednesday.The treaty,...

French jihadist wives press charges over Syria detention

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

The wives and children of French jihadists captured in Syria have filed a legal complaint against French authorities for refusing to repatriate them, their lawyers announced Wednesday.The question of...

Juncker says would like Britain to rejoin EU after Brexit

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday he would welcome any British attempt to rejoin the EU after Brexit, as Brussels jumped on speculation about a second referendum.Juncker's...

British designer Jones quits Louis Vuitton

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

British designer Kim Jones is to quit Louis Vuitton after he shows his final men's collection for the label on Thursday, the brand said Wednesday.His departure from one of the plum jobs in men's fashion...

France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK: reports

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

The Bayeux Tapestry could be displayed in Britain after France agreed in principle to the historic artwork leaving the country for the first time in 950 years, according to British media.French President...

Police raid France's Lactalis after baby milk scandal

17 January 2018 | 0 comments

French police raided the headquarters of dairy giant Lactalis on Wednesday over a baby milk salmonella scare that has sickened dozens of children and led to a major international recall.Dozens of police...

Airbus gets early 2018 jump on rival Boeing with Mexico order

16 January 2018 | 0 comments

Airbus got an early jump on rival Boeing for 2018 with news Tuesday that low-cost Mexican airline Volaris has ordered 80 of its popular A320 planes for a total $9.3 billion.The planned purchase, which...



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