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Yann Le Guernigou

'Wash your mouth out' Italy's Salvini tells EU Commissioner

13 Sep 2018

PARIS The EU's top economic official said on Thursday he feared "little Mussolinis" might be emerging in Europe, drawing a furious response from Italy's far-right interior minister who accused him of insulting his country and Italians.

France hit by second day of rail chaos as strike bites

05 Apr 2018

PARIS Millions of French commuters suffered a second day of travel chaos on Wednesday as striking rail workers locked horns with President Emmanuel Macron's government in a dispute over reforming the state-owned SNCF railways.

Macron puts fiscal credibility on the line with first budget

22 Sep 2017

PARIS When Emmanuel Macron's government delivers the first budget of his presidency on Wednesday, it must convince France's European partners it is serious about cutting spending while reassuring voters they do not face austerity.

France rows back on tax cut delay as labor reform debate opens

10 Jul 2017

PARIS The French government will push ahead with tax cuts promised by President Emmanuel Macron, sources said on Monday, rowing back on comments from the prime minister that some could wait.

Airport shooting reignites security debate before French election

20 Mar 2017

PARIS Police questioned and then released relatives of a man shot dead at a Paris airport, as investigators sought clues on why he attacked an army patrol in an incident that has pushed security to the forefront of France's election campaign.

Conservative French government would break 3 percent deficit pledge, worry Germany

15 Sep 2016

PARIS The main conservative candidates for the French presidency are all on course to break the country's pledge to bring its budget deficit below the euro zone's 3 percent limit in 2017, setting up a clash with partners - especially Germany - who resent its serial offender record.

French tax authorities seek 356 mln euros from Booking.com - SEC filing

01 Jun 2016

French tax authorities are seeking 356 million euros ($397.37 million) in unpaid taxes from Booking.com, a unit of Priceline Group, according to a filing by the parent company to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Wahl nach Paris-Anschlägen wird Triumph für Rechte

07 Dec 2015

Paris Gut drei Wochen nach den Pariser Anschlägen hat die extreme Rechte bei einem wichtigen Stimmungstest vor der nächsten Präsidentenwahl triumphiert.

Air France shirt-ripping scenes a national embarrassment - ministers

07 Oct 2015

PARIS Violent acts by workers at the headquarters of troubled flag carrier Air France a day ago are a national embarrassment that reinforces the very image the country wants to shake off, French political leaders said on Tuesday.

Air France shirt-ripping scenes a national embarrassment: ministers

07 Oct 2015

PARIS Violent acts by workers at the headquarters of troubled flag carrier Air France a day ago are a national embarrassment that reinforces the very image the country wants to shake off, French political leaders said on Tuesday.

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