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Web giant Google announced on 28 April 2015 it would work with media partners to develop new models for communicating news on digital devices and the web.
28/04/2015 - EUROPE - GOOGLE

Google announces 150m euros for European media partners

Internet giant Google announced on Tuesday that it will invest 150 million euros to help develop online news publishers here in Europe over the next three years, as part of a wider package of support ...
Jean-Marie Le Pen (L) with his daughter, Marine
28/04/2015 - France - Switzerland

French far-right chief Le Pen hid 2.2 million euros in Swiss account, report

The founder of France's far-right Front National, Jean-Marie Le Pen, hid 2.2 million euros in a secret Swiss bank account, a French website reported Monday.
Sid Ahmed Ghlam who is suspected of plotting to attack churches in France
27/04/2015 - FRANCE

France investigating 125 Syria-linked terror cases

French police are investigating 125 terrorist cases connected to the conflict in Syria, most of them people hoping to help the Islamic State armed group, officials said on Monday.
Skyline of Kampala, Uganda
22/04/2015 - Uganda

Uganda's new NGO bill ensures 'survival of the regime': interviews

Ugandan activists warn that a controversial new bill on Non-Governmental Organisations aims to silence government critics.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen in Calais during an earlier controversy about migration
18/04/2015 - FRANCE - Poland

French right slams EU, penal reform as Pole confesses to child's murder

A Polish drifter's confession to the rape and murder of a nine-year-old French girl has sparked a political row in France with right-wing politicians blaming Europe's open borders and the ...
Serge  Atlaoui's wife, Sabine, appealed to Indonesian President Joko Widodo to spare her husband
17/04/2015 - Indonesia - FRANCE

France warns Indonesia of bilateral breach if national executed in drug case

France's ambassador to Jakarta on Friday worned Indonesia that the execution of a French citizen for drug-related offences would affect bilateral relations.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve present the latest intelligence bill earlier this month
12/04/2015 - FRANCE

France to strengthen spies' powers in new anti-terror law

The French government intends to keep information on people charged with acts of terrorism on file for 40 years.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
04/04/2015 - FRANCE

More Sarkozy associates charged in election finance scandal

Three officials of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2012 election campaign have been charged in relation to alleged attempts to dodge finance limits.
Models on the catwalk during Paris Fashion Week
04/04/2015 - FRANCE

France bans superthin models in anti-anorexia drive

France's parliament has voted to ban the use of fashion models considered to be excessively thin.

French MPs have voted to ban incitement to anorexia
02/04/2015 - France

France to fine 'pro-anorexia' websites

French MPs have voted to make encouraging anorexia a crime, punishable by up to a year in prison and a 10,000-euro fine.