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French troops find the crashed Air Algerie flight, its black box, and no survivors

On Friday, French President Francois Hollande reported that a French military unit had found the wreckage of Air Algerie Flight 5017, which crashed in Mali less than an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso early Thursday. None of the...Show More Summary

France To Deliver First Warship To Russia Despite MH17 Downing And Angry Allies

French officials defended President Francois Hollande's decision to push ahead with delivery of a helicopter carrier to Russia in defiance of calls by key allies Britain and the United States. Speaking on the eve of an EU meeting toShow More Summary

Monday Watch

Weekend Headlines Bloomberg: Merkel, Hollande Step up Pressure in Ukraine Dispute. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, in a telephone call lasting more than two hours, stepped up pressure on Russia and Ukraine to resolve their territorial dispute. Show More Summary

French politics trump business over Alstom

“France has shown it can negotiate cleverly and openly with multinationals.” ||| Paris - There was dual cause for back-slapping in President Francois Hollande's Elysee Palace late on Friday night. France had thrashed Switzerland in the soccer World Cup, so largely assuring its place in the next round. Show More Summary

Siemens, Mitsubishi make case for deal to rival GE

CEOs sought to persuade French President Francois Hollande that their offer was superior to General Electric's

Hollande Says Big BNP Fine May Hit Europe Bank Stability

``A potential $10 billion fine against BNP Paribas SA (BNP), France's biggest bank, for violating U.S. trade sanctions could have repercussions affecting the stability of Europe's financial sector, French President Francois Hollande warned ahead of his meeting with President Barack Obama.''

Barack Obama About To Pull An “I’m Going Through A Tunnel, You’re Breaking Up” To Francois Hollande’s Face

Complete with the fake static. President Barack Obama said he won’t intervene in negotiations between the US Department of Justice and France’s biggest bank over a potential $10 billion fine to settle US money-laundering allegations…Obama was responding to a growing French outcry about the fine and other stiff sanctions facing BNP Paribas. Show More Summary

François Hollande Not Afraid To Have Uncomfortable Conversations

French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he will raise concerns about a possible $10 billion-plus U.S. fine on BNP Paribas that he considers “disproportionate” with his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama. France’s biggest listed bank is under investigation by U.S. Show More Summary

Hollande to discuss BNP fine with Obama

French President Francois Hollande plans to raise concerns about a possible $10 billion-plus US fine on BNP Paribas. ||| Warsaw/Paris - French President Francois Hollande plans to raise concerns about a possible $10 billion-plus US fine...Show More Summary

France Responds To US BNP Fine, Will Train Hundreds Of Russian Seamen To Operate French-Made Warship

In the aftermath of the Russian sanctions, which French president Francois Hollande vehemently approved after constantly slamming Russia's involvement in the Ukraine conflict, and even went so far to threaten the cancellation of a delivery...Show More Summary

No Holders Barred: DOJ Slams BNP With Multi-Billion Dollar Penalty

Francois Hollande is not having a good week - disastrous elections over the weekend, followed by record high numbers of jobseekers (destroying his promise to deliver jobs), and now his banking system is under attack; as the WSJ reports:...Show More Summary

France in 14bn-euro tax black hole

``French President Francois Hollande has raised income tax, VAT and corporation tax since he was elected two years ago. The Court of Auditors said receipts from all three taxes amounted to an extra 16bn euros in 2013. That was a little more than half the government's forecast of 30bn euros of extra tax income.''

France Budget Forecast "Wildly Inaccurate" Leaving €14 Billion Black Hole; Sharp Rise in French Unemployment

French President Francois Hollande hiked income taxes, VAT and corporation tax following his election two years ago. Hollande estimated those tax hikes would raise €30 Billion in revenue.The BBC reports France Faces €14 Billion Budget Hole. Show More Summary

France’s 75 Percent Tax Rate Offers a Lesson in Revenue Estimating

Since elected, French President Francois Hollande has raised the income tax, corporate tax and VAT. The government forecasted that these tax increases would lead to an increase in revenue of 30 billion euros. As reported by the BBC,Show More Summary

France Hikes Taxes, "Wildly Inaccurate Projections" Hilarity Ensues

Having suffered a dismal confidence-sapping defeat in last weekend's elections, Francois Hollande's French government is at the center of another embarrassing faux pas this morning. Somewhat famously, Hollande has raised income tax, VAT and corporation tax since he was elected two years ago... Show More Summary

GE Up Its Offer For Alstom In Proposed Mega-Deal

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. conglomerate General Electric has improved its offer for French train and turbine maker Alstom, notably concerning the impact on jobs, an official at French President Francois Hollande's office said on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Four French journalists held captive in Syria released

After nearly a year in captivity in Syria, an unknown group released four French journalists on Friday, the Associated Press reports. President Francois Hollande's office said he felt "immense relief" and that the four men — Edourard...Show More Summary

French Socialists Revolt Against Prime Minister, Threaten Vote of No Confidence

Further compounding president Francois Hollande's problem with the European Commission Rejection of France's Proposal for Deficit Target Leniency, the socialists are in open revolt against new Prime Minister Manuel Valls.The socialists consider Valls as too pro-business. Show More Summary

Brussels Says "No" to France Proposal for Deficit Target Leniency

Francois Hollande's new government is of to a shaky start.The European Commission told Manuel Valls, Hollande's new Prime Minister to "be more like Spain", and impose more austerity to meet deficit targets. The irony of course is that Spain has failed at least three times to meet repeatedly watered-down deficit targets. Show More Summary

Can a Fish Out of the Water Please Everyone at the Same Time?

After annoying the socialists with the appointment of right-winger Manuel Valls as his new prime minister, French president Francois Hollande went the other way by expanding the role of extreme left-winger and state interventionist Arnaud Montebourg.Please consider Hollande boosts left in cabinet reshuffle. Show More Summary

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