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UPDATE 2-Clashes erupt again over COVID curbs on French island of Guadeloupe

Jan 21 2022

* Protests over COVID restrictions (Updates with latest details from Guadeloupe authorities)

EDF announces new delay and higher costs for Flamanville 3 reactor

Jan 12 2022

PARIS (Reuters) -France's Flamanville 3 reactor will cost 300 million euros more than forecast and fuel loading is being pushed back by up to six months, EDF said on Wednesday, in the latest setback for a project already running more than a decade late.

Tech company STMicro reports higher than expected Q4 sales, lifting its shares

Jan 07 2022

PARIS (Reuters) -Franco-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics said its preliminary fourth-quarter revenues were slightly above the guidance given at the end of October, in the context of a global microchip supply crunch, which gave a lift to its shares.

France hit by 'dizzying' daily record of over 200,000 new COVID-19 cases

Dec 29 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -France is seeing a "tsunami" of COVID-19 infections, with 208,000 cases reported over the past 24 hours, a new national and European record, Health Minister Olivier Veran told lawmakers on Wednesday.

Sanofi, GSK delay data on COVID-19 vaccine booster candidate till 2022

Dec 15 2021

PARIS Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said on Wednesday they expect data from late-stage clinical trials of its booster dose of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the first quarter, instead of this year, another delay for the potential shot.

France might tighten entries from Britain due to COVID Omicron surge

Dec 14 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -France is contemplating tightening controls for travellers coming from Britain, where the new, more contagious, Omicron coronavirus variant seems to be rapidly spreading, said French government spokesman Gabriel Attal.

France eyes petrol vouchers to ease energy price squeeze

Oct 18 2021

PARIS French ministers floated the possibility of petrol vouchers for low-income households on Monday, as President Emmanuel Macron's government seeks to limit the damage from surging energy prices to his economic record six months from a presidential election.

Macron unveils 30-billion euro plan for innovation and industrial revival

Oct 12 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -France wants to be a leader in green hydrogen by 2030 and build low-carbon planes and small nuclear reactors as part of a 30 billion euro ($35 billion) investment plan, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. | Video

Solutions 30 says it has given EY all requested information

May 23 2021

PARIS Luxembourg-based Solutions 30 said it had provided all the information at the technology group's disposal in response to requests from its auditor EY, which were mentioned in its financial report on Sunday.

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