Amazon to begin paying sales tax in EuropeOnline retail giant Amazon said it has started declaring sales made in major European markets in the respective countries instead of Luxembourg, meaning it will pay taxes on the…
Charter takes over Time Warner CableUS cable company Charter Communications announced Tuesday it is acquiring rival Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $78.7 billion, in a major consolidation on the American…
Pilot strike cost Air France €500 millionStruggling French flag carrier Air France on Wednesday said last month's two-week strike would have an impact of around 500 million euros on its bottom line for this year.
France's Renault hit by auto strike in TurkeyRenault could reconsider investment in Turkey after a labor dispute has stopped production at its Turkish joint venture Oyak Renault, the French car maker’s head of Eurasia said…
Banks hit by record fines in currency and rate casesUS and British regulators fined six major global banks nearly $6 billion Wednesday for rigging the foreign exchange market and Libor interest rates.
China to spend billions as it seeks Latin American inroadsChina and Brazil have unveiled multi-billion dollar trade, finance and investment deals as Premier Li Keqiang kicked off his first official trip in Latin America this week.
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Star economist Piketty says Labour better for UKBest-selling French economist Thomas Piketty on Wednesday said he supported the Labour Party in Britain’s parliamentary elections, claiming the gap between the rich and poor has…
Second patient fitted with Carmat artificial heart diesThe second patient to have received an artificial heart made by French firm Carmat has died, nine months after being fitted with the device, the company announced Monday.
Arms sales are France’s new El Dorado, but at what cost?France’s booming arms trade has proved one of the few bright spots for the country’s struggling economy. But as President François Hollande heads to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, will…
Patriarch of France’s Michelin tire dynasty dies at 89François Michelin led the eponymous family business for almost half a century and helped establish it as one of the world’s “Big Three” tire manufacturers.
French unemployment hits new record in MarchThe number of unemployed in France hit a new record in March at 3.51 million people, up 0.4 percent from February, with young people especially hard hit, the labour ministry said…
Luxembourg charges French reporter over ‘LuxLeaks’ roleA court in Luxembourg has pressed charges against a French journalist over his role in revealing the so-called “LuxLeaks” scandal involving custom-made tax deals for large…