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By admin On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Says Resumed Brexit Talks are ‘Going Badly’

Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier wrote to opposition leaders on Wednesday reminding them that the EU was open to an extension of up to two years to get a deal signed – a longstanding position. Sputnik News – More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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After French bailout, Renault-Nissan announces global jobs massacre

Four plants in France, three in Spain and tens of thousands of jobs worldwide are targeted amid a savage restructuring of the global auto industry. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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French industrialist calls for 5G MORATORIUM amid Covid-19, conspiracy theories & burning of masts

The CEO of French telecoms firm Bouygues has called on the government to postpone auctions for 5G frequencies, citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and public mistrust of the technology. France is planning on More...

By admin On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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‘Healthcare scandal amid epidemic’: French families seek justice as their elderly die in care homes, lawyer tells RT

Relatives of elderly people who didn’t survive the Covid-19 epidemic in France’s care homes want management to be held accountable for what they say was inaction and a cover-up that saw their loved ones die, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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‘Desperate even before Covid-19’: Underequipped French nurses roast Macron at Paris hospital

Emmanuel Macron took heat from staff at a leading Paris hospital that hammered him with grievances about low pay and faulty gear, forcing the president into admitting some past mistakes. French President Emmanuel More...

By admin On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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French pharma chief backtracks after promise Covid-19 vaccine will reach American patients first sparks ire

French drugmaker Sanofi has walked back its promise to give US patients priority access to a potential Covid-19 vaccine. The firm’s favoritism triggered a backlash in France that drew in the country’s government. Sanofi More...

By admin On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Former French President Under Investigation Over Sexual Harassment Accusations – Reports

PARIS (Sputnik) – An investigation into sexual harassment accusations against former French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing has been opened in France following a complaint from a female German journalist, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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Top German politician wants to ‘urgently’ reopen French border despite Berlin’s reluctance to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions

The head of Germany’s most populous state has called for the reopening of the country’s French border to be fast-tracked. The federal government earlier warned that such actions risk launching a new wave of More...

By admin On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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French Foreign Legion soldier dies from injuries received in Mali IED blast

A Ukraine-born French legionnaire has died, succumbing to injuries sustained while on a mission in Mali, when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off. This brings the death toll of legionnaires in the Sahel More...

By admin On Saturday, May 2nd, 2020
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French Police Charge Suspect Who Injured Two Officers in Car-Ramming Incident, Reports Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – French police have charged a man who hit three officers in a car-ramming incident in suburban Paris, injuring two of them, the French newspaper L’Obs reported on Friday, citing anti-terror More...