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French press review 21 May 2014

Given that practically everyone agrees that next weekend's European parliamentary elections are about as interesting as the life-cycle of pond slime, the persistence of French editors in giving said ...
20/05/2014 - France

French press review 20 May 2014

Are French voters interested in next Sunday's European parliamentary elections? There's a clash of information on this morning's French dailies front pages.

19/05/2014 - France

French press review 19 May 2014

The French dailies are all about next weekend's European elections.

17/05/2014 - France

French press review 17 May 2014

The triumph of Hindu nationalists in Indian polls and the Socialist government’s tax breaks for low-income families dominate this morning’s front pages.

French telecom operators Bouygues Telecom, SFR , Orange, Virgin and NRJ logos
16/05/2014 - France

Bouygues, Orange shares rise on telecom sale rumours

Rumours that French construction, telecom and media group Bouygues was in talks to sell its telephone subsidiary to French telecom giant Orange caused its shares to soar on Friday morning.


French press review 16 May 2014

French protectionist laws,a  Europhobic wave sweeping through the EU and the cold bath of France’s zero growth dominate comments in French press today.

15/05/2014 - France

France's economy fails to grow in first quarter 2014

France's economy experienced no growth at all in the first quarter of 2014, disappointing hopes of a 0.2 per cent rise in production, as the eurozone's hoped-for recovery failed to materialise.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on TV on Sunday
13/05/2014 - France

Valls orders 18 billion euros cuts in 2015-2017

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has told ministries to make 18 billion euros of cuts in spending over three years in a letter outlining their budgets for 2015.

Prestigious Institut de France is on the Quai de Conti in Paris.
12/05/2014 - France

Owner, estate agent fall out over sale of Paris's most expensive apartment

Paris's most expensive apartment has just fetched eight million euros, 46,200 euros per square metre. But estate agents who were charged with selling it aren't happy.

Omnicom chief executive John Wren (L) and Publicis Group Chairman Maurice Levy, 29 July 2013.
09/05/2014 - France - United States

Publicis-Omnicom merger collapses

US company Omnicom and French group Publicis called off merger talks to form the world's largest advertising company on Thursday.