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  • 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...
  • French bosses take to streets for week of protests

    Thousands of French company chiefs took the streets on Monday in a rare protest against what they see as excessive taxes and red tape strangling activity in the euro zone's second largest economy. The protests in Paris and the southwestern city of...
  • France's Hollande arrives in Ebola-hit Guinea

    CONAKRY, Guinea/FREETOWN, Sierra Leone President Francois Hollande Friday arrived in Guinea to offer France's support to the Ebola-stricken West African nation where 1,260 people have been killed by the virus. Hollande is expected to deliver a message of...
  • French jobless total hits new record in October: government

    More people were unemployed in France in October than ever before, data showed on Thursday, highlighting continued weak activity in the euro zone's second-largest economy. The Labour Ministry said the jobless total in mainland France rose by 28,400 to 3,...
  • France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict

    France freezes warship delivery to Russia, citing Ukraine conflict
    France has put on hold a controversial deal to supply Russia with two high-tech amphibious assault ships following international concern over Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine. President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that delivery of the...
  • France postpones decision on delivery of Mistral carriers to Russia

    French President Francois Hollande delayed indefinitely Tuesday his decision on whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia but whose status is in limbo as a result of the conflict in Ukraine. "The President of the...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in London, where the ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' is seen lit up before sunrise in the dry moat of the Tower of London. The finished installation...
  • The difference between L.A., Paris auto shows -- and why I love my Prius

    The difference between L.A., Paris auto shows -- and why I love my Prius
    The Los Angeles Auto Show revs its engines this week with all the bells and whistles of over-the-top, red-carpet-scale premieres for new models and concept cars that bowl over even the most jaded car enthusiast. Paris’ 2014 Auto Show last month was...
  • Alexander Grothendieck dies at 86; mathematician shunned honors

    Alexander Grothendieck, an opinionated and reclusive giant of 20th century mathematics who shunned accolades and supported pacifist and environmental causes, has died in France. He was 86. Grothendieck died Thursday at a hospital in the southwestern...