Tag archive for ‘France’
By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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China’s Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation More...

By news On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Iran latest country to step into cryptocurrency fray | City & Business | Finance

After the reportedly succesful pre sale of the petro, the new Venezuelan cryptocurrency, Iran is thought to have followed suit. Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, minister of Iran’s Ministry of Information and More...

By news On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Paris tourism shakes post-attack lull to record decade-best 2017

PARIS (Reuters) – Tourists flocked back to Paris last year as safety concerns following a spate of attacks by Islamist militants appeared to ease, making 2017 the city’s best year for foreign visitors More...

By news On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Emmanuel Macron: Pierre Laurent rips into French President | World | News

Pierre Laurent said the French president had fooled the French into voting him into power by posing as a modernist.  Mr Laurent said: “Hello all – the lazy, the parasites of the Republic.”  The Communist More...

By news On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Brilliant Fourcade claims mixed relay gold for France

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – France’s Martin Fourcade gave another brilliant display of skiing and shooting to erase a big German lead and claim the Olympic gold for his team in the Olympic biathlon More...

By news On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Freestyle skiing: Canada’s Sharpe wins ski halfpipe gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Cassie Sharpe dominated her rivals with the two best runs of the final as the 25-year-old Canadian soared to Olympic gold in the women’s ski halfpipe on Tuesday. Sharpe’s More...

By news On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jolted by the global investment craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging More...

By news On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Macron’s aim to bring back national service ridiculed | World | News

This week President Macron said the government is re-introducing compulsory national military service for young people in France. He was bringing back his presidential campaign promise to make all young people More...

By news On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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US will not be regulating Bitcoin any time soon | City & Business | Finance

White House cybersecurity coordinator and special assistant to Mr Trump, Rob Joyce, said the US is still studying the pros and cons of cryptocurrencies before launching any regulations. Speaking to CNBC at the More...

By news On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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French farmer finds happiness in life before machines

RIEC-SUR-BELON, France (Reuters) – When farm machinery revolutionized French agriculture in the years after World War Two, a young Jean-Bernard Huon turned his back on the new technology. Half a century More...