Posts Tagged ‘France’

US ‘threats’ not way to solve digital tax law dispute: French minister

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France on Thursday rejected a US investigation into its plans to tax internet giants which could trigger punitive tariffs, saying ...

France prepares for new heat record, as Spain battles wildfire

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Temperatures in France are expected to reach a record-breaking high on Friday, as Europe continues to endure a sweltering heatwave ...

Sweltering Europe braces for peak of record heatwave

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Europeans braced Thursday for the expected peak of a sweltering heatwave that has sent temperatures soaring above 40 degrees ...

France open to lower Renault stake, says minister

By BLOOMBERG
PARIS • France is prepared to consider cutting its 15% stake in Renault SA to help shore up the carmaker’s alliance with Nissan Motor Co ...

Here’s the 1st rule of Geneva private banking — don’t live in France

It’s a tradition that goes back to the earlier days of Swiss banking secrecy
GENEVA • Geneva’s private banks have a little known rule that’s rarely ...

Nissan to contribute to Notre Dame restoration

PARIS • Nissan Motor Co Ltd will donate €100,000 (RM465,000) for the rebuilding of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a pledge that comes as ...

India’s Reliance Communications denies France gave waiver on unit’s tax dues

This concerns past negotiations to become Dassault’s partner for a contract to sell fighter jets to India
NEW DELHI • Reliance Communications Ltd ...

US grounds Boeing 737 Max as black boxes flown to France for analysis

An FAA emergency order grounded 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft until further notice
WASHINGTON • The ban on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft became worldwide ...

Women composers rarer than a Sumatran rhino

PARIS• Camille Pepin is part of a very rare breed. She is a female composer.
Women have conquered space, risen in the military ranks, but some ...

Green movement set for clash with populists over pollution cuts

Diplomats, pressure groups and the UN sec-gen aim to spur govts to back deeper cuts in fossil fuel emissions
LONDON • The global environmental movement ...

France and Germany cut bankers some Brexit slack

by LIONEL LAURENT
Just what does a no-deal Brexit look like? Everyone is bracing for it — some even talk of stockpiling food and medicines — but nobody ...

Inside the spectacular rise and fall of an artist’s legacy

When Mark Tobey died, his estate was left without an advocate. His market is just beginning to recover
By JAMES TARMY In 1961, Mark Tobey, a ...