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      Foreign volunteers embrace the Jungle way of life

      On a recent morning as the sun began to warm the chill Paris air, I stepped out on to the rooftop of the headquarters...

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    1. Fast FT

      19 hours ago

      Apple chalks up longest losing streak in 18 years

      It has been a while, but the last time the market was this unkind to Apple, was the year France won the football World...

    2. 22 hours ago

      Barclays’ risk officer in France alleges laundering and mis-selling failures

      A senior executive at Barclays has alleged money laundering and mis-selling failures at the bank’s French operations,...

    3. Fast FT

      May 2, 2016

      French manufacturing downturn deepens

      Zut alors. A final reading of April’s French manufacturing PMI shows the well-regarded indicator of performance at a...

    4. May 1, 2016

      Brussels prepares legal groundwork on visa-free travel for Turks

      Brussels will this week propose visa-free travel to Europe for 80m Turks but says Ankara still needs to meet several...

    5. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Week ahead: US jobs, Berkshire meeting, Abe tour

      Having digested the latest monetary policy decision from the US and Japan, investors turn their attention to Berkshire...

    6. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Medivation rejects Sanofi's $9.3bn takeover offer

      Medivation has rejected an unsolicited $9.3bn takeover proposal from Sanofi of France as analysts predicted that...

    7. April 29, 2016

      Eurozone GDP returns to pre-crisis levels

      After eight painful years of crises and near stagnation, the eurozone’s economy has finally surpassed its pre-crisis...

    8. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      France still stuck in deflation

      France remained firmly stuck in deflation in April, as consumer prices contracted for the third consecutive month,...

    9. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      French Q1 GDP growth beats expectations

      France’s economy grew 0.5 per cent during the first quarter of 2016, outpacing economists’ expectations and adding to a...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      April 28, 2016

      In the grip of the law

      A protestor is arrested by riot police during a protest against the proposed changes to France’s working week and...

    11. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2016

      No, Russia is not in decline - at least not any more and not yet

      A survey of recent writings on Russia by western scholars reveals a widely-held view that the largest of the 15...

    12. April 28, 2016

      Sanofi makes $9.3bn unsolicited cash offer for Medivation

      Sanofi, France’s largest pharma group, unveiled on Thursday an unsolicited $9.3bn bid to buy US biotech company...

    13. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Eurozone economic confidence builds

      Eurozone economic confidence edged up in April, topping forecasts largely thanks to sharp improvement in Italy’s...

    14. FT Data

      April 28, 2016

      France's economic woes in charts

      As the world faces a slowdown in economic growth, we look at what is happening in France and it’s not looking good....

    15. April 27, 2016

      Conforama sets limit on Darty offer handing victory to rival Fnac

      French furniture group Conforama has thrown in the towel in its quest to buy white-goods retailer Darty, saying it...

    16. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Abdeslam handed over to French authorities

      Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been handed over to French authorities by Belgium this morning. The Belgium...

    17. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Adidas races to record high amid Euro 2016 bump

      There’s no stopping Adidas at the moment. The German sportswear group’s shares have jumped 6 per cent to an all-time...

    18. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Opening Quote: BHS blame game is heating up

      Barclays’ profits are down by a quarter, Steinhoff concedes defeat in the battle for Darty, the BHS blame game is...

    19. FT Alphaville

      April 27, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Barclays’ profits are down by a quarter, Steinhoff concedes defeat in the battle for Darty, the BHS blame game is...

    20. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Steinhoff throws in the towel in Darty battle

      The battle for Darty may just have an end in sight. Conforama, owned by South African conglomerate Steinhoff, is...

    21. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Germany mulls €1.2bn electric car subsidy

      The German government is willing to subsidise the sale of electric cars, if – and only if – the carmakers split part of...

    22. April 26, 2016

      DCNS of France wins A$50bn Australia submarines contract

      DCNS of France has beaten competitors from Japan and Germany to win a A$50bn contract to build a new fleet of 12...

    23. April 25, 2016

      Serb voters back pro-EU parties as early results cement Vucic win

      In results hailed by observers as a resounding endorsement of the EU from outside its borders, more than 85 per cent of...

    24. April 25, 2016

      EDF: high tension lines

      For the high wire artist, courage counts as much as balance. EDF, the French electric utility, has finally recognised...

    25. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Fnac tables 170p-a-share final offer for Darty

      Just when you thought it was all over. French retailer Fnac, which sells everything from consumer electronics to books...

    26. Fast FT

      April 25, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Opening calm

      It is set to be a busy week, with Barack Obama still in Europe and monetary policy meetings at both the US Federal...

    27. April 25, 2016

      Critic Neal Martin named as successor to influential wine guru

      Bordeaux winemakers are growing “very jittery” in the run-up to the Britain’s referendum on membership of the EU,...

    28. April 25, 2016

      Migrant camp measles outbreaks spark fears of health crisis

      The sun is falling over the Grande-Synthe migrant and refugee camp in a suburb of Dunkirk in northern France. Omar,...

    29. April 24, 2016

      Climate change sceptics must be able to speak out

      When the fate of humanity is at stake, passions are bound to run high. It is understandable that campaigners on climate...

    30. April 24, 2016

      Obama and Merkel unite over trade deal

      Barack Obama and Angela Merkel have called for talks over a transatlantic trade deal to be completed this year as fears...

    31. April 22, 2016

      New revolutionaries generate much heat but little action

      At a low point in their romance, Alvy Singer (aka Woody Allen) says to Annie Hall: “A relationship, I think, is like a...

    32. April 22, 2016

      ‘Liberty or Death: The French Revolution’, by Peter McPhee

      When, in 1978, François Furet pronounced the French Revolution over, he did not mean it had become obsolete or...

    33. April 22, 2016

      Orange buys 65 per cent stake in Groupama Banque

      Orange has agreed to buy a majority stake in Groupama Banque, as it tries to muscle in on the French banking sector and...

    34. April 22, 2016

      FT Masterclass: Jousting with Dominic Sewell

      Jousting was one of history’s first extreme sports. Famous fatalities include King Henry II of France, killed in 1559...

    35. April 22, 2016

      Democratic Republic of Congo signs deal to protect rainforest

      The Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday signed a landmark $200m deal with donors to help the African nation protect...

    36. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      German business still growing, but losing steam

      The good news is that it’s clearly still growing. The bad news is that Germany’s private sector has slowed, with the...

    37. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Services doing heavy lifting for France

      The initial estimate of France’s purchasing managers’ indices, broad measures of health in the business sector, show...

    38. Brussels Blog

      April 22, 2016

      A Franco-German Amsterdam clash on banking union music

      Wolfgang Schäuble’s destiny is to be a man who keeps having to listen to people talking about things he doesn’t want to...

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