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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • French Lender Cofiloisirs Expanding its Backing to Foreign Films

    As shrinking public funding makes for fewer French films, Cofiloisirs, one of Gaul's top two lending institutions, is seeking to reach out to filmmakers beyond French borders. In the past year, the two men behind the money -- Herve Digne, who in 2012 was...
  • Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer

    Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer
    Old man alert. I'd always thought that the phrase "dog days of summer" referred to the way dogs lazed around on the front porch most of the day come July and August. I got the time period right, just not the allusion. "Dog days," it turns out, is a term...
  • James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

    James Foley slaying: Negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning
    After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State. The family...
  • 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...
  • Nakache and Toldedano's 'Samba' To Close San Sebastian

    MADRID -- "Samba," Oliver Nakache and Eric Toldedano's follow-up to B.O. behemoth "The Intouchables," will close Spain's 62nd San Sebastian Festival on Sept. 27. Co-produced, distributed in France and sold worldwide by Gaumont, "Samba" will be released...
  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with €16,000 ($21,200). The jury said...
  • Factbox - UEFA president Michel Platini

    LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on UEFA president Michel Platini who will announce on Thursday whether he will stand as a candidate for the FIFA presidency in next year's elections: EARLY DAYS AND PLAYING CAREER Born: Joeuf, France, June 21, 1955 Joined...