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  • France defies EU partners with 'no austerity' budget

    PARIS (Reuters) - France laid down the gauntlet to EU partners on Wednesday with a 2015 budget setting out how it would bring its borrowing back to within EU limits two years later than promised, a retreat it blamed on a fragile economy. Without...
  • Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border

    MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border...
  • Special Report: In foreign hands, British automakers overtake France

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - When Britain lost its last native car company 20 years ago, it was lamented across the political spectrum as a national catastrophe. "The sheer stupidity and immorality of this betrayal is too scandalous to be ignored," wrote a...
  • Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response

    Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response
    (Reuters) - International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus, which causes fever and bleeding, has killed at least 3,000 people. Here is a timeline of...
  • EU budget rules - how much wiggle room is there?

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Three years ago, hardening euro zone fiscal rules was all the rage. Today, the game is how to fully use their "flexibility". The change shows how far the euro zone has traveled from trying to win back the confidence of investors at...
  • French pharmacies shuttered in protest against reform plans

    PARIS (Reuters) - All but a handful of France's pharmacies were closed on Tuesday to protest the Socialist government's plans to introduce more competition into the sector. Pharmacists were the latest profession to challenge President Francois Hollande's...
  • Four arrested in French opposition party funding probe

    PARIS (Reuters) - Four people were arrested and placed in custody on Monday as part of a fraud investigation into an events firm employed by France's conservative UMP party during Nicolas Sarkozy's 2012 election campaign, police and legal sources said....
  • Denmark, Britain join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    Denmark, Britain join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State
    Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F-16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.-led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation. Danish and British jets will join a...
  • Netflix struggles to win over skeptics in film-loving France

    Netflix struggles to win over skeptics in film-loving France
    As Netflix has spread its video streaming services around the globe, the company's been met with curiosity, skepticism and, at times, indifference. But none of the Silicon Valley giant's adventures abroad generated the mix of fear and anxiety that it...
  • France's far-right grabs first ever Senate seats

    PARIS (Reuters) - The far-right National Front won its first ever seats in France's upper house of parliament on Sunday, as President Francois Hollande's Socialist party lost its Senate majority. The left still controls the lower house, which is the...
  • Europe's German growth locomotive on strike

    PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's growth locomotive is on strike. With the euro zone economy stuck in a rut despite European Central Bank efforts to pump money into the system, pressure is mounting for Germany to use its healthy budget position to boost public...
  • France's Sarkozy makes tax pledge in comeback campaign

    PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy said he would change the tax system to help companies and pledged on Sunday to win back National Front voters one-by-one in his first televised interview since announcing his return to French politics. The former...