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News France » Île-de-France: France's Macron hosts 140 world business leaders

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/22/frances-macron-hosts-140-world-business-leaders.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 140 world business leaders in a bid to convince them to invest and hire in France. Macron wants to promote his business-friendly policies, including measures to ease France's labor rules and tax changes ...

News France » Île-de-France: France says Iran not respecting U.N. text on ballistic missiles

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-iran-nuclear-ballistics-france/france-says-iran-not-respecting-u-n-text-on-ballistic-missiles-idUKKBN1FB19S
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France’s foreign minister accused Iran on Monday of not respecting part of a U.N. resolution that calls on Tehran to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads. Speaking on arrival at a European Union ...

News France » Île-de-France: Guards block French prisons as assault protest enters week 2

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/guards-blocking-prisons-france-week-protest-52516152
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Protesting guards blocked dozens of France's 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervor. About 100 guards protested in front of the Marseille prison, setting a ...

News France » Île-de-France: France withdraws Paris bid for 2025 World Expo

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/sns-bc-eu--france-world-expo-20180121-story.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

France's prime minister Edouard Philippe has decided to withdraw Paris's candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo. In comments published Sunday by weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, Philippe said he has doubts about the economic viability of the project ...

News France » Île-de-France: France's Sanofi buys US hemophilia specialist Bioverativ

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/markets/2018/01/22/frances-sanofi-buys-us-hemophilia-specialist-bioverativ/1053057001/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

PARIS — France-based drugmaker Sanofi is buying U.S. hemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion in a deal that Sanofi says will boost its profile for fighting rare diseases. The deal announced Monday is the latest such move in a pharmaceutical ...

News France » Île-de-France: Google and Facebook unveil big investments in France

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/7933125a-ff8f-11e7-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Google and Facebook on Monday unveiled significant investments in France in a vote of confidence for the country’s thriving tech scene and President Emmanuel Macron’s push to lure foreign investment. The search group plans to open a new artificial ...

News France » Île-de-France: France would have voted to leave EU too if in UK's situation, French leader Macron says

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/22/france-would-have-voted-to-leave-eu-too-if-in-uk-situation-french-leader-macron-says.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

When asked if France could take the same decision as the British people, Macron said: "Yeah, probably. Probably in a similar context, but our context was very different" The French leader said that he hopes the ongoing Brexit negotiations will deliver a ...

News France » Île-de-France: SAP Increases Commitment to Powering Innovation in France

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sap-increases-commitment-powering-innovation-180000022.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

- Will invest €150 million per year in R&D over next five years - Acquires Recast.AI, Paris startup focused on conversational user experience WALLDORF, Germany, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (SAP) CEO Bill McDermott today announced a series of ...

News France » Île-de-France: France says it fell short on greenhouse gas emissions

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/france-says-it-fell-short-on-greenhouse-gas-emissions/ar-AAv296U
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

France failed to meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in 2016, the government said Monday, just a month after President Emmanuel Macron warned that "we are losing the battle" against global warming. Load Error The environment ministry said ...

News France » Île-de-France: Germany, France mark anniversary of friendship treaty

News channel or source: http://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Germany-France-mark-anniversary-of-friendship-12514609.php
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German and French lawmakers are stressing the need for closer cooperation between the two nations as they mark the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Elysee friendship treaty. At a special German parliamentary session, French National ...