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  • City of Lights, City of Angels gives French film an L.A. spotlight

    City of Lights, City of Angels gives French film an L.A. spotlight
    Albert Dupontel is a popular French comedy actor and film director whose heroes are Charlie Chaplin and "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Katell Quillévéré, one of the France's up-and-coming filmmakers, lists among her influences Douglas Sirk and John...
  • UCI accepts tainted meat caused Rogers' positive test

    (Reuters) - Australian rider Michael Rogers probably ate contaminated meat in China before testing positive for the banned substance clenbuterol last October, cycling's governing body said on Wednesday in a ruling that cleared him to ride again. The...
  • Why U.S. Audiences Are More Comfortable With Subtitles Than Ever

    Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
  • France to unveil plan to fight Syrian jihadist threat

    France to unveil plan to fight Syrian jihadist threat
    PARIS (Reuters) - France's interior minister on Tuesday unveiled a raft of policies to stop its citizens joining the Syrian civil war, aiming to prevent young French Muslims becoming radicalized and posing a threat to their home country. France, which...
  • French fiscal watchdog deems government growth forecasts 'optimistic'

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's independent fiscal watchdog said on Wednesday the government's growth forecasts for 2016 and 2017 were "optimistic", while the 1.7 percent target for 2015 was attainable but dependent on favorable circumstances. The High...
  • Lilly eyes emerging markets in Novartis animal-health deal

    PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The purchase of Novartis' animal-health business will strengthen Eli Lilly's hand in emerging markets, tapping into growing demand there for protein-rich diets and household treatments for pets, top executives of the U.S....
  • Lufthansa plans no buyback despite rise in foreign shareholdings

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa dismissed the risk of it coming under undue foreign influence despite the percentage of non-Germans owning its shares rising to more than 40 percent, a move that could trigger a defensive buyback of its...
  • IBM, Atos, HP looking at Lufthansa IT infrastructure unit: source

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa's IT infrastructure business, which the airline is trying to sell, is drawing interest from big IT groups IBM, Hewlett-Packard and France's Atos, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. The German airline earlier...
  • M-Appeal Swoops on 'Hilda' (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Linking to Nicolas Celis' Pimienta Films, one of the up-and-coming production houses in Mexico, M-Appeal has acquired international sales rights to Pimients's latest production, "Hilda." The feature film debut of writer-director Andres...
  • Italy gives wife, daughter of wanted Kazakh banker refugee status

    ROME (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of a Kazakh tycoon who is wanted in three countries for alleged fraud have been granted refugee status in Italy, their lawyer said on Friday. Lawyer Anton Giulio Lana said in a statement that an Interior Ministry...
  • France's oldest nuclear plant shut down after incident but no danger posed - EDF

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim, was shut down on Saturday following an incident at the facility away from the reactor which did not pose any danger, operator EDF said. The accidental closing of a valve controlling the...