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  • Venice Market to Showcase 'Bang Gang,' 'Dead & Beautiful,' 'Sworn Virgin'

    MADRID - Eva Husson's "Bang Gang," David Verbeek's "Dead & Beautiful" and Laura Bispuri's "Sworn Virgin" (pictured) will be presented at the first Venice European Gap-Financing Co-production Market, which runs August 29-30. In its first edition, the...
  • German car parts suppliers asked to form JVs in China: Stuttgarter

    FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three German car parts suppliers have been told by China they can no longer manage their Chinese units independently but need to form partnerships with local peers, the chief executive of auto parts maker ElringKlinger...
  • Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up

    Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up
    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner on Tuesday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting...
  • Hollande entrusts French economy to ex-banker Macron

    PARIS (Reuters) - By making ex-banker Emmanuel Macron his new Economy Minister, French President Francois Hollande will be hoping to boost his pro-reform agenda and end two years of infighting on his economics team. Macron, 36, Hollande's top economic...
  • Slaying of James Foley revives debate on paying ransom to terrorists

    On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by giving his family the chance to ask three...
  • French economy minister urges alternative to German austerity

    PARIS (Reuters) - The time has come for France to resist Germany's "obsession" with austerity and promote alternative policies across the euro zone that support household consumption, firebrand French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said on Sunday....
  • Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno

    Review: 'Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944' by Jean Guéhenno
    Paris in August is a city turned over to visitors. The locals are on vacation, their numbers replaced by sunburned tourists taking selfies at the Eiffel Tower and, perhaps, ordering a "Cheese Max" burger or two from the nearest Quick fast-food joint....
  • France's leaders sink in polls amid calls for change of course

    PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls saw his approval rating drop to a new low of 36 percent this month, while Francois Hollande remained the most unpopular president in more than half a century, an Ifop poll showed on Sunday. Valls was...
  • Deepening rivalries test German luxury car dominance

    PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin-based PR executive Herbert Franz should be a soft target for German luxury automakers - his last car was a BMW X3 - but he can't wait to leave them behind. "This car is hip," said Franz, 52, at the city's biggest Jaguar...
  • Dillon learns as he goes as Cup rookie

    The Sports Xchange Dillon learns as he goes as Cup rookie By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Whether or not he makes the Chase, whether or not he wins Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors, 2014 has...
  • Shades of France

    Shades of France's notorious Third Republic! The latest French government has been summarily dismissed after only six painful months. It was certainly time for a change. President François Hollande's poll ratings have plumbed new depths at 17 percent,...