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  • Alstom shares jump on report of $13 billion GE bid

    PARIS (Reuters) - Shares in Alstom jumped more than 14 percent on Thursday after a report that U.S. conglomerate General Electric was in talks to buy the struggling French turbine and train maker for about $13 billion. The companies may announce the deal...
  • Korean ferry founder has colorful past

    Korean ferry founder has colorful past
    The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an exhibition at the Louvre under a pseudonym and the founder of a church which owns the website www.god....
  • From God.com to photography, Korea ferry founder has diverse interests

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of the South Korean family that operated the ferry which sank last week is a billionaire once jailed for fraud, a photographer who has held an exhibition at the Louvre under a pseudonym and the founder of a church which owns the...
  • France deficit plan treads fine line, betting on growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - France outlined a slower roadmap on Wednesday to reduce its chronic deficit to the European Union's treaty limit next year, based on growth assumptions described by an independent watchdog as risky. Europe's second-biggest economy, with...
  • France to unveil plan to fight Syrian jihadist threat

    France to unveil plan to fight Syrian jihadist threat
    PARIS (Reuters) - France's interior minister on Tuesday unveiled a raft of policies to stop its citizens joining the Syrian civil war, aiming to prevent young French Muslims becoming radicalized and posing a threat to their home country. France, which...
  • French fiscal watchdog deems government growth forecasts 'optimistic'

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's independent fiscal watchdog said on Wednesday the government's growth forecasts for 2016 and 2017 were "optimistic", while the 1.7 percent target for 2015 was attainable but dependent on favorable circumstances. The High...
  • Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy. A Paris Club delegation...
  • Bitcoin boss Karpeles easily led, not dishonest: mother

    PARIS (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was a bright child, but a poor student, a lousy communicator and "too conciliatory", allowing others to take advantage of him, his mother Anne said in a telephone interview....
  • Bankers win friends again in Europe with lure of easy money

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Jacques de Larosiere says he is an isolated and modest man. Yet the 84-year-old former head of the International Monetary Fund is one of the most influential voices in European and global finance. An eminence grise as respected among...
  • Cavani double hands PSG French League Cup trophy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain collected their first trophy of the season when Edinson Cavani's double secured a 2-1 victory against Olympique Lyon in the French League Cup final on Saturday. Uruguay striker Cavani netted twice in the first half,...
  • Champions League exit behind PSG, says Blanc

    PARIS (Reuters) - Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc is confident his team have put their Champions League elimination behind them as they prepare for Saturday's League Cup final. PSG take on Olympique Lyon at the Stade de France bidding to collect...
  • Terpstra pips top guns to win Paris-Roubaix

    ROUBAIX, France (Reuters) - Niki Terpstra of the Netherlands seized his opportunity to pip the pre-race favourites and clinch the biggest victory of his career when he won the Paris-Roubaix classic on Sunday. Terpstra, one of the in-form riders going...