PARIS President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China's state control and U.S. laissez-faire. | Video
PARIS/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his page. | Video
PARIS Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday. | Video
PARIS French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded.
PARIS Altice Europe founder Patrick Drahi said on Thursday that lower costs, a rise in profit and growth in new customers in key market France signaled the turnaround of his telecoms and cable group was underway, just 18 months after the stock slumped 60 percent.
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PARIS/MADRID French tycoon Xavier Niel has agreed a 2.7 billion euro ($3.02 billion) deal to sell mobile towers in France, Italy and Switzerland to Cellnex as he seeks to bolster the finances of his telecoms group Iliad.
PARIS, May 6 Former bosses at leading French
telecoms group Orange were due to go on trial on
Monday over a series of suicides at the company in the late
2000s - a traumatic episode that shocked the nation and raised
questions over corporate culture.