As virus rebounds in France, Macron bristles at border rules
Travelling to family gatherings and dance parties blamed for fuelling the recent rise in cases.
Conflicting emotions as France shutters oldest nuclear plant
Germany has long called for the plant to be shut down
France deploys US$8.8B to rescue ailing car industry, focus on EVs
Consumers can get up to 12,000 euros from the government for buying an electric car.
France to put on hold digital tax plan, meet with US
Tax applies to the digital business of companies that have global revenues of over 750 million euros
Investigators on site of France’s huge chemical plant fire
About 130 complaints have been filed mostly over potential health risks following the Sept. 26 fire.
France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus Boeing dispute
Europe is bracing for possible US sanctions over the plane subsidy issue.
Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead
Cleanup work inside Notre Dame, suspended last month for safety reasons, will resume next week.
France adopts pioneering tax on tech giants after US threat
Amounts to a 3% annual levy on French revenues exceeding US$28 million.
Canada joins new German-France ‘alliance’ that doesn’t include US
Chrystia Freeland offered Canada’s support for the Alliance for Multilateralism during a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Dinard, France.
France to focus on gender equality at G7 summit
Plans a much narrower focus than Canada’s, hoping to make clear and concrete improvements in women’s lives.
China, European leaders agree to seek fairer trade rules
Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Paris.
Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US
Trump tweeted, “They were starting to learn German in Paris before the US came along.”
UK, French in talks to prevent more scallop clashes
Last week, about 35 French boats confronted five British ones over fishing grounds.
A scallop skirmish erupts between French, British boats
Every year sees problems between French and British fishermen over access to lucrative scallops, official says.
Trudeau, Macron brace for Trump ahead of G7 with meeting in Ottawa
The two talked strategy on how to handle the unpredictable US prez.