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  • Strong European currencies eat into company profits

    LONDON (Reuters) - As European policymakers consider action to stop a strong euro holding back jobs growth, companies across the continent say the currency's strength is already eating into their profits. Some of Europe's largest companies including...
  • French economy minister urges talks over euro strength

    PARIS (Reuters) - France wants euro zone countries to meet soon in order to discuss the euro's strength and monetary policy, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said in a newspaper interview. The outspoken minister also called on the European...
  • Russia woos French business elite as sanctions loom

    PARIS (Reuters) - Russia sought to woo the French business elite on Wednesday as the threat of tougher sanctions over the Ukraine crisis loom with a Franco-Russian association warning of job cuts in France as a result of restrictions. The European Union,...
  • French Socialists pick veteran to run party after poll rout

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's Socialist Party named its new chief on Tuesday, a one-time political opponent of President Francois Hollande who will have to overhaul a ruling party reeling from local election losses in time for European parliament elections...
  • France's Hollande would lose election vs. Sarkozy, Le Pen: poll

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande would be beaten at the polls by both his center-right predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy and far-right rival Marine Le Pen if he ran for re-election this week, an opinion survey showed on Tuesday. Hollande'...
  • Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tense phone call on Monday that Moscow would face further costs for its actions in Ukraine and should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand...
  • France's Hollande ready to use 'firm' sanctions in Ukraine crisis

    PARIS (Reuters) - France is prepared to seek "firm and graduated" sanctions in the crisis over Ukraine along with its European partners, French President Francois Hollande told U.S. counterpart Barack Obama on Monday, according to a statement from his...
  • France chops red tape to save firms billions of euros

    PARIS (Reuters) - A panel created by President Francois Hollande to cut red tape for French business announced 50 measures on Monday aimed at saving billions of euros a year, as his government seeks to revive a struggling economy. The measures will...
  • UK and Germany to Russia: Condemn building occupations in Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on Russia to unequivocally condemn the occupation of government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The two leaders spoke by phone on Monday to discuss...
  • France's Hollande approval at record low, prime minister far ahead

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's popularity fell sharply in April to the lowest levels since he was elected in May 2012, taking his rating below that of the Prime Minister Manuel Valls to the largest gap ever calculated between the...
  • Thousands march in Paris, Rome against austerity, economic reforms

    PARIS/ROME (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people took part in protests in central Paris and Rome on Saturday organized by hard-left parties against government economic reform plans and austerity measures. The protest in Rome turned violent when a large...
  • 'Bonapartist' French remain chary of Anglo-Saxon business trends

    PARIS (Reuters) - Things are changing in France's business world. One in 10 top listed firms has a foreign boss, all report earnings in English, and a recent bid battle showed that state influence doesn't always trump the business interest. But if you...