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.
Europe isn’t US ‘vassal,’ should trade with Iran: France
Governments scramble to save billions of dollars in trade after US re-imposes sanctions.
Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off UK
No casualties or pollution have been reported.
Eurozone economy growing at fastest rate in 6 years
Growth broad-based across manufacturing, services and countries.
Total invests in $1.7B Texas energy site
Investment is part of the company’s strategy to benefit from what it calls “a friendly business environment” under President Trump.
Bombardier wins US$370M Paris commuter train order
Order flows from the 2006 framework agreement for up to 372 trains.
Coca Cola factory workers find smuggled cocaine in shipment
Sacks containing 370 kilograms of cocaine hidden in shipping container holding orange juice.
France to deploy anti-drone technology to protect Euro 2016
No-fly zones will be declared over all 10 stadiums as well as training grounds for the 24 teams.
Renault recalls 15,000 cars for emissions fixes
Previous tests weren’t conducted in real driving conditions, so insufficient.
French president declares economic emergency
France unveils $2.2 billion plan to revive hiring and catch up with the global economy.
GE cutting up to 6,500 jobs in Europe
French government says cuts raise questions about the conglomerates pledge to create jobs following its massive Alstom acquisition.
NB premier to address commerce chamber to build trade ties
Brian Gallant says CETA will encourage increased trade between France and New Brunswick.
Britain guarantees $3B Chinese investment in new nuclear plant
Officials hope the move encourages China-backed EDF Energy to build Britain’s first new nuclear power station in two decades.
Vermilion looking for acquisitions to bolster global portfolio
CEO says there’s a disconnect between what sellers and buyers consider a fair price.
Attack at French gas factory leaves 1 beheaded, 2 wounded
Officials say they have a man in custody with ties to a French Islamic Radical group.
Boralex acquires 14 MW wind power project in France
Deal includes a 15-year power sales contract with EDF France
Chinese automaker Dongfeng, France to invest $1.1B in Peugeot
Struggling automaker intends to boost sales in fast-growing Chinese market
Canadian Natural picks Total as partner in SAfrican offshore project
Oil play covers 19,000 square kilometres with water depths ranging from 200 to 1,800 metres.