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  • French welfare fraud costs 20-25 billion euros per year - report

    PARIS (Reuters) - Fraud in France's indebted welfare system costs the country between 20-25 billion euros ($26-32 billion) per year and only a tiny fraction of that amount is ever recovered, an estimate by the French national auditor showed on Wednesday....
  • Is the era of 'slackocracy' leadership nearing an end?

    France is abuzz with the rumor that former center-right French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to re-enter public life. Could the era of the chill bros be over already? The world has been worse off since Sarkozy left -- for the very same reason the...
  • France says cannot deliver first helicopter carrier to Russia

    PARIS (Reuters) - France will not deliver the first of two helicopter carriers to Russia for now because of Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine, the French president's office said on Wednesday. France, due to join NATO partners at a summit in Britain...
  • Hollande sets terms for French warship delivery to Russia

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a ceasefire and a political settlement in Ukraine were conditions for France to deliver a warship it has built for Russia. Hollande told reporters on the sidelines of a...
  • Ex-First Lady accuses France's Hollande of anti-poor jibe

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's image took a new knock on Thursday with publication of a tell-all book in which ex-partner Valerie Trierweiler accused the Socialist leader of dismissively describing the poor as "the toothless"....
  • Investigan formalmente a Lagarde del FMI en un caso de fraude en Francia

    PARÍS (Reuters) - La directora gerente del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI), Christine Lagarde, fue puesta el miércoles bajo investigación formal por magistrados franceses por negligencia en un caso de fraude político que data del 2008, cuando era...
  • IMF chief charged with negligence in French arbitration case

    PARIS International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has been charged with "negligence" over a 400-million-euro state payout to a businessman when she was French finance minister, French media reported on Wednesday. Lagarde was questioned...
  • Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right....
  • Germany downs France to reach World Cup semifinals

    Germany downs France to reach World Cup semifinals
    BRASILIA, Brazil – What’s the cure for the common cold? Germany will go with a victory in the World Cup quarterfinals. Because despite having seven players  laid low by flu-like symptoms, it rolled over France, 1-0, Friday in Rio de Janeiro....
  • French soccer team wants to erase embarrassment of 2010 World Cup

    French soccer team wants to erase embarrassment of 2010 World Cup
    Once upon a time the French were as good at soccer as any country in the world. Between 1998 and 2006, France won one World Cup and made the final of another. It won consecutive Confederations Cups and captured a Euro title. At one point it was champion...
  • French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops

    French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops
    French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb. Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...