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  • Thousands march in Paris, Rome against austerity, economic reforms

    PARIS/ROME (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people took part in protests in central Paris and Rome on Saturday organized by hard-left parties against government economic reform plans and austerity measures. The protest in Rome turned violent when a large...
  • Blanc has PSG new contract offer, will consider later

    PARIS (Reuters) - Laurent Blanc will decide on his Paris St Germain future after next weekend's League Cup final. "I have received a contract offer from PSG but I want to wait 10 days as there are important things to deal with," Blanc, whose original...
  • France, Italy not in same boat by EU budget rules: Eurogroup head

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - France and Italy will get different treatment under European Union budget rules, because the situation of their public finances is different, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on Friday. Under...
  • London art exchange lets collectors buy shares of a Banksy

    LONDON (Reuters) - It may look more like a trading floor than an art show. Hundreds of well-heeled Londoners mill about, checking screens to see the latest trades and buy shares in initial public offerings. But the Banksy paintings and Shepard Fairey...
  • Cheap funding costs a boon for French firms

    PARIS (Reuters) - As economic prospects in western Europe improve, French companies whose shares are still reeling from the euro zone debt crisis are enjoying rock-bottom financing costs, a boost to their bottom lines that has yet to be fully reflected in...
  • Uniqlo steps up Europe push with stores in Berlin and Paris

    By Dominique Vidalon, Pascale Denis and Emma Thomasson PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to...
  • Cuban Twitter project was a tweet in the dark

    PARIS -- First, Cubans would receive fun little text messages about baseball and music. Then, one day -- bam! -- they would learn via cell phone that they'd been living in a dictatorship for over half a century and would realize that it was time to...
  • Roman Polanski Talks His Life and Career, 'Venus in Fur' and Retirement

    Roman Polanski revels in recounting the story of how he met his wife, actress Emmanuelle Seigner, to whom he has been married for 25 years, and who is the mother of his two children. The year was 1985, and Polanski was in pre-production on "Pirates,"...
  • France's odd couple push Europe to re-think growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - One is a balding, bespectacled safe-pair-of-hands known for his negotiating skills; the other a firebrand orator of the French left who made his name riling big business, Brussels and Berlin. Step forward Finance Minister Michel Sapin...
  • Taking the Kids -- and letting a little girl lead the way in Monet's garden

    I can't stop smiling. I'm walking in Monet's famous gardens at Giverny (http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm) on a sunny day, gardens with nearly 100,000 plants and a riot of colorful flowers, not to mention the famous lily pads immortalized in...
  • No reason to again give France more time to cut deficit: Rehn

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There is no reason to further extend a European Union deadline for France to cut its budget deficit, the EU's top economic official said on Saturday, adding policy-makers should have learnt the lessons of the debt crisis and stuck...