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EU ministers fail to break digital tax deadlock

Dec 04 2018

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to companies like Google and Facebook .

EU ministers fail to break digital tax deadlock

Dec 04 2018

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to companies like Google and Facebook .

REFILE-UPDATE 2-EU ministers fail to break digital tax deadlock

Dec 04 2018

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to firms like Google and Facebook .

Paris findet für Facebook-Steuer nicht genug Freunde

Dec 04 2018

Brüssel Die geplante Digitalsteuer für Internetriesen wie Facebook und Google in der EU steckt trotz eines neuen Kompromissvorschlags aus Berlin und Paris in der Sackgasse.

'State of insurrection' as fuel tax riots engulf central Paris

Dec 02 2018

PARIS Rioters ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, torching cars and buildings, looting shops, smashing windows and clashing with police in the worst unrest in more than a decade, posing a dire challenge to Emmanuel Macron's presidency. | Video

RPT-GLOBAL ECONOMY-Breakthrough or breakdown: G20 sets trade war turning point

Nov 26 2018

PARIS, Nov 23 The United States and China have in the coming week what may be their last chance to avoid a dramatic escalation in an increasingly dangerous trade war when their presidents meet in Buenos Aires.

Breakthrough or breakdown: G20 sets trade war turning point

Nov 25 2018

PARIS The United States and China have in the coming week what may be their last chance to broker a ceasefire in an increasingly dangerous trade war when their presidents meet in Buenos Aires. | Video

Global growth heading towards fragile soft landing: OECD

Nov 21 2018

PARIS Trade tensions and higher interest rates are slowing the global economy, though for now there are no signs of a sharp downturn, the OECD said on Wednesday, lowering its outlook for next year. | Video

French jobless rate steady in third quarter at 9.1 percent despite employment gains

Nov 20 2018

PARIS France's jobless rate held steady in the third quarter despite recent job creation that has pushed the employment rate to its highest in decades, official data showed on Tuesday.

France and Germany to present euro zone budget plans on Monday- sources

Nov 16 2018

PARIS France and Germany will lay out plans on Monday for a limited joint euro zone budget focused, for now, solely on financing investment, French Finance Ministry sources said on Friday.

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