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Gilbert Reilhac

EU lawmakers back 40 percent CO2 cut for cars, vans by 2030

03 Oct 2018

By Gilbert Reilhac, Alissa de Carbonnel and Daphne Psaledakis

Training schemes give new hope to refugees in France

11 Jul 2018

SAINT-AVOLD/MONTREUIL, France Sudanese refugee Nasser Mudwey has no regrets about giving up his dream to reach Britain, opting instead for a training scheme at a Peugeot gearbox factory in eastern France.

French emergency room tests virtual reality path to pain relief

10 Jun 2018

PARIS The very thought of visiting a hospital emergency department is stressful enough for many people, even without the discomfort or pain of an examination or treatment. | Video

French emergency room tests virtual reality path to pain relief

08 Jun 2018

PARIS The very thought of visiting a hospital emergency department is stressful enough for many people, even without the discomfort or pain of an examination or treatment. | Video

Quiet no more, French village becomes centre of anti-nuclear protest

18 Apr 2018

BURE, France The 82 residents of the French village of Bure lived a quiet life until the government began testing the feasibility of storing nuclear waste there. Now Bure is rocked by protests as a final decision on the project looms.

EU a haven from world's dangers, Macron tells Europeans

17 Apr 2018

STRASBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europeans on Tuesday to halt a retreat into national antagonisms and rebuild the European Union as a bulwark for liberal democracy against a disorderly and dangerous world. | Video

France uncorks university diploma for wine-lovers

29 Mar 2018

STRASBOURG, France University students may be well known for prodigious drinking, but at one French university it is a skill that could earn you a serious qualification.

EU lawmakers roast Juncker over 'stitch-up' promotion of aide

12 Mar 2018

BRUSSELS/STRASBOURG, France The European Parliament savaged EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday for promoting his chief aide to the top of the EU civil service, saying it smacked of cronyism and would fuel mounting public distrust.

Court questions funding for Liberty House bid for steelmaker Ascometal

26 Jan 2018

LONDON/STRASBOURG The Strasbourg court in charge of selling troubled French steelmaker Ascometal has raised questions over public funds as part of the bid by UK-based metals and industrials firm Liberty House, a union representative at the hearing told Reuters.

Farage backs off second Brexit referendum talk as EU says UK still welcome

17 Jan 2018

STRASBOURG Leading British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage rowed back on Wednesday from remarks favouring a second referendum on Brexit, a week after he unleashed a new round of debate and a chorus of invitations from European politicians for Britain to reconsider.

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