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Game is on again between France and Germany as EU spars over budget

20 Feb 2020

BRUSSELS Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande sealed a breakthrough deal on the European Union's last joint budget in 2013, negotiating in a backroom of a Paris stadium where Germany and France were facing off in a friendly soccer game.

Macron picks minister to lead Paris mayor battle after sexting scandal

17 Feb 2020

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron picked his widely respected health minister on Sunday to reinvigorate a campaign to win over Paris City Hall that fell apart when his previous candidate pulled out over a sexting scandal. | Video

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, says EU industry chief

16 Feb 2020

PARIS Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on U.S. and Chinese companies harvesting personal data, but it can win the war of industrial data, Europe's industry policy chief said on Saturday.

Chinese tourist in France becomes first to die in Europe of coronavirus

16 Feb 2020

SHANGHAI/PARIS An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside mainland China from an epidemic that has shut Chinese factories, curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains.

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, EU industry chief says

15 Feb 2020

PARIS, Feb 15 Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on U.S. and Chinese companies harvesting personal data, but it can win the war of industrial data, Europe's industry policy chief said on Saturday.

Macron's candidate for Paris mayor quits over sexting row

14 Feb 2020

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron suffered a setback on Friday when one of his closest lieutenants, Benjamin Griveaux, pulled out of the race to become mayor of Paris after it was alleged he sent sexual images to a woman who is not his wife. | Video

Amid arms race, Macron offers Europe French nuclear wargames insight

07 Feb 2020

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron on Friday offered to open a "strategic dialogue" with willing European partners about the role of French nuclear deterrence policy in continental security, calling for a "surge" in European defence spending and resolve.

French energy group Engie ousts CEO Isabelle Kocher

07 Feb 2020

PARIS French energy group Engie said on Thursday its board had decided not to renew the mandate of chief executive Isabelle Kocher and to put in place an interim management team as it hunts for a new boss to accelerate its transformation.

French energy group Engie ousts CEO Isabelle Kocher

07 Feb 2020

PARIS French energy group Engie said on Thursday its board had decided not to renew the mandate of chief executive Isabelle Kocher and to put in place an interim management team as it hunts for a new boss to accelerate its transformation.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-French energy group Engie ousts CEO Isabelle Kocher

07 Feb 2020

* Engie names interim management team as it searches for new boss

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