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Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
10/07/2014 - France - Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan delegation visits France to discuss gas pipeline

An official delegation from Turkmenistan was to visit France on Friday to discuss economic ties, notably the construction of a pipeline to transport gas from the central Asian country to ...
A French winery
25/06/2014 - France - China

Chinese government funds misused to buy French vineyards

Corrupt Chinese businessmen have diverted government grants to buy French vineyards, a report by China’s national auditors revealed on Wednesday.

French press review 24 June 2014

The upcoming budget vote and the government's handling of industrial disputes are among the key subjects this morning - but first to Ireland ..

With  over 13 million visitors Notre Dame Cathedral is Paris's top tourist spot
14/05/2014 - France

Paris still tops world tourist league despite competition from London

Paris kept its place as the world’s top tourist destination, city council officials announced on Tuesday.

French press review 13 May 2014

Nigeria and Boko Haram, federalisation of Ukraine and Chinese policemen in Paris dominate the front page stories of French dailies.

Chinese tourists in Paris

Chinese police to patrol Paris in crackdown on tourist crime, source

Chinese police will help patrol tourist destinations in Paris this summer, following a rise in muggings and attacks on Chinese tourists, a source in France's interior ministry said on Tuesday.


French press review 29 April 2014

Alstom, the Pacific Basin and Kadhafi's son Saif's trial are among the subjects in today's French papers ..

A carving knife and fork in the distinctive Laguiole design
18/04/2014 - France

Laguiole - French village fights for right to use its name

A French village is calling for nationwide support after losing a legal fight for local businesses' right to use its name to sell their products.

French press review 17 April 2014

Algeria and austerity share the honours on this morning's French front pages.

Syrian asylum-seekers in Calais, France, last year
15/04/2014 - France

France asylum-seekers' system 'in crisis', report

France's system for handling asylum-seekers is "in crisis", according to a parliamentary report that highlights long-drawn-out and ineffective procedures and spending way over budget.