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International

Matthieu Protard

Amazon rights row throws French soccer into fresh turmoil

Jun 11 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -France's Canal+ TV group said on Friday it would stop showing top division French soccer games in protest at a decision to award some broadcasting rights to Amazon.

Orange boss under pressure over French telecoms outage

Jun 03 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -Orange boss Stephane Richard came under political pressure on Thursday after a network outage at France's biggest telecoms firm prevented emergency calls for several hours.

Digital music firm Believe lowers sights for IPO to 300 million euros

Jun 01 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -French digital music company Believe announced on Tuesday that it had reduced its initial public offering target to 300 million euros($367 million), 40% less than it had said last month when it first disclosed its plans for a share listing in Paris.

France imposes quarantine on UK visitors ahead of summer tourist season

May 26 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -France on Wednesday declared a mandatory quarantine period for people coming from Britain, due to the increasing prevalence there of a highly contagious coronavirus variant first detected in India.

Tech group Solutions 30 considers delisting in spat with accountants

May 21 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -Technology services company Solutions 30, whose business practices have been criticised by hedge fund Muddy Waters, said on Friday it could delist its shares and that accountants EY had not signed off its accounts.

French court orders damages for victims of PIP breast implant scandal

May 20 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -German firm TUV Rheinland was negligent in awarding safety certificates to a French company which made faulty breast implants, a Paris court ruled, a decision advocacy groups said paved the way for thousands of women worldwide to seek damages.

French court orders damages for victims of PIP breast implant scandal

May 20 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -German firm TUV Rheinland was negligent in awarding safety certificates to a French company which made faulty breast implants, a Paris court ruled, a decision advocacy groups said paved the way for thousands of women worldwide to seek damages.

UPDATE 4-French court orders damages for victims of PIP breast implant scandal

May 20 2021

* Women said they suffered long-term health problems (Recasts, adds statement from TUV Rheinland)

SocGen targets dealmaking to boost investment bank

May 10 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -Societe Generale said on Monday it plans to revamp its corporate and investment banking businesses by shifting resources into dealmaking and reducing its trading arm's exposure to market swings.

UPDATE 4-SocGen targets dealmaking to boost investment bank

May 10 2021

* Seeks to grow its advisory business (Adds executive comments on cost and expansion in financing)

World News

'Pingdemic' grips Britain as fears of food shortages grow

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's supermarkets, wholesalers and hauliers were struggling on Thursday to ensure stable food and fuel supplies after an official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate after contact with someone with COVID-19.