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  • Paris voters elect Socialist as their first female mayor

    Paris voters elect Socialist as their first female mayor
    PARIS -- Voters in Paris elected their first female mayor on Sunday as Socialist candidate Anne Hidalgo won the keys to City Hall after a closely fought campaign. Hidalgo’s victory was one of the day's rare successes for French President...
  • Cuban Twitter project was a tweet in the dark

    PARIS -- First, Cubans would receive fun little text messages about baseball and music. Then, one day -- bam! -- they would learn via cell phone that they'd been living in a dictatorship for over half a century and would realize that it was time to...
  • Roman Polanski Talks His Life and Career, 'Venus in Fur' and Retirement

    Roman Polanski revels in recounting the story of how he met his wife, actress Emmanuelle Seigner, to whom he has been married for 25 years, and who is the mother of his two children. The year was 1985, and Polanski was in pre-production on "Pirates,"...
  • France's odd couple push Europe to re-think growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - One is a balding, bespectacled safe-pair-of-hands known for his negotiating skills; the other a firebrand orator of the French left who made his name riling big business, Brussels and Berlin. Step forward Finance Minister Michel Sapin...
  • OECD indicator points to positive outlook for advanced economies

    PARIS (Reuters) - The growth outlook for advanced economies has stabilized at long-term trend levels but is deteriorating for most major emerging market countries, the OECD said on Tuesday. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and...
  • No reason to again give France more time to cut deficit: Rehn

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There is no reason to further extend a European Union deadline for France to cut its budget deficit, the EU's top economic official said on Saturday, adding policy-makers should have learnt the lessons of the debt crisis and stuck...
  • New French government seeks leeway on deficit deadlines

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's reshuffled government lost no time on Thursday in announcing it would seek to renegotiate its budget deficit reduction deadline with the European Commission, setting it on a collision course with EU partners. New Finance...
  • Rachel Marsden: Export opportunity to Ukraine, not the nanny state

    PARIS -- In an apparent effort to fight bribery with even more overt state-sanctioned bribery, the battle for the hearts and minds of Ukraine has devolved into two suitors -- the West and Russia -- flashing their respective bank account statements. How...
  • French president shakes up government, names new PM, after poor vote

    French president shakes up government, names new PM, after poor vote
    PARIS -- French President François Hollande named a new prime minister Monday who will pick a fresh government after the ruling Socialists suffered a humiliating rout in local elections over the weekend. “I have heard your message," Hollande...
  • Socialist is first female mayor of Paris

    PARIS The Socialist politician who was elected the first female mayor of Paris Sunday is a low-key former labor inspector who rode her predecessor's coattails to one of France's top positions. Anne Hidalgo, 54, beat off a stiff challenge from Nathalie...
  • Dining Out: A French café that is a crêpe above

    Dining Out: A French café that is a crêpe above
    In the charming village of Sierra Madre, a new French cafe has popped up with an atmosphere as fresh as the food they serve. Monsieur Crêpe is a light-filled space with easy counter service, making it a top choice for local workers, shoppers and residents...
  • Taking the Kids -- and letting a little girl lead the way in Monet's garden

    I can't stop smiling. I'm walking in Monet's famous gardens at Giverny (http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm) on a sunny day, gardens with nearly 100,000 plants and a riot of colorful flowers, not to mention the famous lily pads immortalized in...