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  • Draghi to urge European leaders to reform to back ECB stimulus

    The head of the European Central Bank is set to tell European leaders in stark terms at a summit next week that they need to reform straggling economies or risk blunting an ambitious monetary offensive to help revive the stagnant euro zone. As the...
  • France revises 2016, 2017 deficit targets after 2015 savings

    The French government revised its public deficit targets for 2016 and 2017 slightly down on Thursday following extra savings announced for 2015 to respond to EU requests for more efforts. Its budget deficit will drop to 3.6 percent of GDP in 2016 and 2.7...
  • French core inflation turns negative, points to deflation risk

    French core inflation turned negative in November, with the first drop in the indicator since records started in 1990 pointing to a growing risk of deflation in the euro zone's second-largest economy. That risk has become a major headache for France...
  • What's New In Paris? The Louis Vuitton Arts Center

    What's New In Paris? The Louis Vuitton Arts Center
    PARIS — Paris could absolutely rest on her laurels. Even if the whole city ceased creating new and beautiful things to awe guests tomorrow, it would still be one of the most popular places to visit. Lord knows, producing those little Eiffel Tower...
  • No torture report violence; Europe bemoans delay in detailing CIA program

    BERLIN President Barack Obama's administration sought Tuesday to reassure its allies around the globe that the United States no longer engages in the brutal interrogation tactics outlined in a scathing Senate committee report. President Barack Obama,...
  • Last French hostage freed in North Africa, France says

    A French hostage being held by Al Qaeda’s North African branch for three years has been released, French President Francois Hollande confirmed Tuesday. Serge Lazaravic, who was abducted while on a business trip to Mali, was in “reasonably...
  • France seeks to keep EU 'Robin Hood tax' plan despite missed deadline

    France sought on Tuesday to keep alive a disputed financial transactions tax after 18 months of talks failed to produce a deal that would force banks blamed for causing the financial crisis to help pay for the clean-up. Having missed a self-imposed year-...
  • France should drop deficit target, accelerate reforms: Attali

    President Francois Hollande should abandon an EU-mandated deficit target and instead rapidly accelerate the pace of economic reform, a top economist who has advised past French leaders said in an interview. Jacques Attali, who advised Socialist...
  • French jobless rate heads back to 2013 peak

    France's unemployment rate jumped back in the third quarter to its 2013 peak, compounding the woes of the unpopular government struggling to pull the euro zone's second-largest economy out of stagnation. Socialist President Francois Hollande, whose...
  • French retailers warn government on retail tax hike

    French retailers on Wednesday warned the Socialist government that a planned 50 percent hike of the tax paid by retailers operating commercial surfaces of over 2,500 square meters could lead to massive job cuts in the sector. The French Retail Federation...
  • Reform deadline presents a challenge for France's Hollande

    Francois Hollande has about 100 days to deliver on reforms that have eluded past French leaders after the European Commission set a deadline for clearing barriers to growth in the euro zone's second largest economy. If changes are not made by March...