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Macron says images of police beating Black man shameful for France

28 Nov 2020

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that images showing Paris police beating up a Black music producer were shameful for France, and that government would have to find a way to restore public confidence in the force. | Video

French police watchdog to investigate alleged beating of Black man

27 Nov 2020

PARIS French authorities are investigating allegations that a Black music producer was physically attacked and racially abused during a police check in Paris after CCTV footage of the beating was released.

UPDATE 1-French police watchdog to investigate alleged beating of Black man

27 Nov 2020

PARIS, Nov 26 French authorities are investigating allegations that a Black music producer was physically attacked and racially abused during a police check in Paris after CCTV footage of the beating was released.

Pandemic weakening more in France than elsewhere in Europe, says PM

26 Nov 2020

PARIS France has done a better job of flattening a second wave of COVID-19 infections that some of its European neighbours but it would be premature to talk about an end to the lockdown, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday.

UK property group Segro lists shares in Paris as Brexit looms

25 Nov 2020

PARIS British real estate investment trust Segro listed its shares on the Paris stock market on Tuesday, in the latest sign of British companies looking to move assets and operations over to mainland Europe as Brexit looms.

French PM says easing COVID-19 lockdown now would be 'irresponsible'

13 Nov 2020

PARIS French Prime Minister Jean Castex said there would be no easing for at least two weeks of the country's second COVID-19 lockdown, with the number of people in hospital with coronavirus now higher than at the peak of the first wave.

Europe 'must grit teeth' on COVID-19 as vaccine euphoria fades

13 Nov 2020

PARIS/BERLIN European officials warned against COVID-19 complacency on Thursday and said measures to control a surge in infections as winter approaches must continue despite hopes that new vaccines can bring the pandemic under control.

France ponders new Paris curfew as lockdown rebels frustrate government

04 Nov 2020

PARIS France could reimpose a night curfew on Paris and possibly the surrounding region amid government frustration that too many people are ignoring lockdown rules as COVID-19 infections soar.

Healthcare group Sanofi offers to buy smaller peer Kiadis for 308 mln euros

02 Nov 2020

PARIS Sanofi is offering to buy Dutch biotechnology company Kiadis for 308 million euros ($358.4 million) to boost its range of immunotherapy products.

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