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    Netflix ready for its European close-up

    If there was any doubt in Marseille that Netflix was coming to town, Childéric Muller, a local politician, dispelled it this...

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    France broadcasters braced for Netflix debut

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  1. 11 hours ago

    Air France pilots set to strike on Monday over pay

    Air France pilots will begin the airline’s most disruptive strike in 16 years on Monday after talks with the management at...

  2. 14 hours ago

    Hollande confronts mounting sense of crisis in France

    French president François Hollande is to host an international conference on Iraq in Paris on Monday in a welcome break from...

  3. September 12, 2014

    Eurozone leaders warn on fiscal rules

    Eurozone leaders warned the currency bloc risks facing a new market backlash if it strays from its fiscal rules, an apparent...

  4. September 12, 2014

    France – the way the French see it

    François Hollande was two hours late but still everyone waited. It was 2011, and a salon full of Parisian intellectuals was...

  5. September 11, 2014

    US builds support for new Isis strategy

    The Obama administration moved on Thursday to secure military and financial backing from Arab leaders, European allies and...

  6. September 11, 2014

    Air France-KLM chief raises stakes in dispute with pilots

    The chief executive of Air France-KLM is threatening to halt the development of the Franco-Dutch airline group’s budget...

  7. September 11, 2014

    Apple in talks to bring pay technology to Europe

    Banks and credit card organisations are in talks to bring Apple’s mobile payment technology to Europe but there is still...

  8. The World

    September 11, 2014

    The gulf in budget discipline between Paris and Berlin

    Like anyone familiar with the French definition of budgetary discipline, I didn’t spill my coffee in shock on Wednesday...

  9. The A-List

    September 11, 2014

    To survive, the eurozone must embrace an "all for one, one for all" mindset

    Can monetary policy alone really solve the eurozone’s deep-rooted problems? Certainly, Mario Draghi appears to have the...

  10. September 10, 2014

    Style moderne: What is French Art Deco?

    What is Art Deco? The early 20th-century impulse to create “modern” design – objects and environments suited to a fast-paced...

  11. September 10, 2014

    ECB to press ahead with ABS-buying programme

    The European Central Bank yesterday pledged to press ahead with plans to revive the stagnant eurozone economy by buying...

  12. September 10, 2014

    Laury has work cut out as Kingfisher chief

    Sir Ian Cheshire, outgoing chief executive of Kingfisher, describes the day he became chief executive in 2008 as “a bit...

  13. September 10, 2014

    Véronique Laury unexpected choice for Kingfisher crown

    Véronique Laury has hands-on experience for her new job at Kingfisher. She has renovated two houses in northern France, and...

  14. FT Alphaville

    September 10, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Scottish currency union, the unilateral Montenegro option: Izzy wonders why would any...

  15. September 10, 2014

    Kingfisher king Sir Ian Cheshire hands over the crown

    The appointment of Sir Ian Cheshire as boss of Kingfisher in 2008 put the softly spoken, mild-mannered, all-round “nice guy”...

  16. September 10, 2014

    Lord Hill must not squander Juncker’s peace offering

    A friend of Lord Hill describes him as “upwardly mobile at great speed”. That is a polite way of saying that, like David...

  17. September 10, 2014

    Kingfisher tops weak FTSE 100

    Kingfisher topped a weaker FTSE 100 on Wednesday, heading only a handful of stronger stocks after its profits narrowly beat...

  18. September 10, 2014

    France warns of budget overshoot

    France has declared it will heavily overshoot its already twice-delayed budget deficit target next year, setting up tough...

  19. September 10, 2014

    Véronique Laury to take over as Kingfisher chief executive

    A fifth FTSE 100 company is set to be headed by a woman after Sir Ian Cheshire announced he was stepping down as chief...

  20. September 9, 2014

    Europe has to do whatever it takes

    In the second quarter of this year, real domestic demand in the eurozone was 5 per cent lower than in the first quarter of...

  21. September 9, 2014

    Impractical promises will not convince a sceptical electorate

    Pause before you promise. Most politicians will spend the long pre-election period campaigning rather than governing. You...

  22. September 7, 2014

    Women in Business – Kate Battle, MBA student

    Kate Battle is an MBA student on Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business cross continent MBA programme and team leader of...

  23. September 7, 2014

    Economists point to emerging ‘Draghinomics’

    Eurozone officials attending the Ambrosetti forum over the weekend welcomed the European Central Bank’s moves to cut...

  24. The World

    September 7, 2014

    Consequences of a Yes vote will be profound

    In his 2011 book ‘Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe’, the historian Norman Davies writes: “That the...

  25. September 7, 2014

    China’s French graduates swap government jobs for African adventures

    When Xu Jing completed her French degree, she decided not to follow in the footsteps of Deng Xiaoping, the late Chinese...

  26. September 5, 2014

    Eurozone borrowing costs turn negative

    Short-term government borrowing costs have dropped firmly into negative territory across much of the eurozone after the...

  27. September 5, 2014

    Relabelling European wine: what’s in a name?

    I wonder whether you ever look at the small print on wine labels? If you do, you may well be a bit puzzled by a recent...

  28. September 5, 2014

    Poll shows Le Pen beating Hollande in presidential run-off

    Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s far-right National Front, would beat struggling incumbent François Hollande in a run-off...

  29. FT Alphaville

    September 5, 2014

    I'm going to repeat myself until this gets through. We could be here a while

    Before we get into this it might be worth opening the transcript of Thursday’s ECB presser and Q&A with Mario Draghi and...

  30. The World

    September 5, 2014

    France's problems, viewed from a village

    For the past twenty years, I’ve spent every summer in the same village in South-West France. It is a beautiful place which...

  31. September 4, 2014

    Calais mayor criticises Britain over migrants

    The mayor of Calais launched a tirade on Thursday against the UK government, accusing it of ignoring the growing problem of...

  32. September 4, 2014

    Europe’s growing refugee burden

    The huge flow of illegal immigrants coming into the EU is fast becoming one of the biggest challenge facing the bloc’s...

  33. September 4, 2014

    France links Russian warship delivery to Ukraine peace deal

    France has stressed it could resume the suspended supply of a warship to Russia within weeks if Moscow backs moves to...

  34. September 4, 2014

    The Hundred-Foot Journey – film review

    The connective power of film is here much in evidence, as director Lasse Hallström brings together two disparate cultures,...

  35. beyondbrics

    September 4, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * France halts delivery of warship to Russia | Move comes as Putin lays out plan for Ukraine ceasefire,...

  36. September 3, 2014

    Trierweiler adds to the pressure on Hollande

    François Hollande’s image is set for a further knock with the publication of the memoirs of his jilted ex-partner Valerie...

  37. September 3, 2014

    Eurozone services recovery falters

    The recovery in the eurozone’s dominant services industry faltered slightly in August, highlighting the precariousness of...

  38. September 3, 2014

    Netflix calls on Batman for global push

    Netflix has secured exclusive global rights to Warner Bros’ new Batman series Gotham as the video streaming company ramps up...

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