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Bordeaux wine barons bemoan Trump tariffs

04 Oct 2019

BORDEAUX, France A U.S. move to impose 25% duties on their wares has brought little cheer to the wine barons of Bordeaux, who fear a possible hit to their business at a time of other problems.

Bordeaux wine barons bemoan Trump tariffs

04 Oct 2019

BORDEAUX, France A U.S. move to impose 25% duties on their wares has brought little cheer to the wine barons of Bordeaux, who fear a possible hit to their business at a time of other problems.

France sees red over Trump wine tax threat, cheaper vintages seen worst hit

30 Jul 2019

BORDEAUX/PARIS American lovers of fine French wine are likely to keep stocking their cellars and uncorking bottles despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose a tax in a potential new trade war. But makers of cheaper French vintages are concerned.

Winter may be coming, but Dornish wine won't be for much longer

07 May 2019

VIGNONET, France Winemaker Thibault Bardet is such a fan of "Game of Thrones" that he decided to make a wine as close as possible to Dornish, the wine favored by the dwindling number of Lannisters, Starks, Baratheons and Targaryens the HBO series hasn't killed off yet.

In France's Basque region, police grapple with new migration flashpoint

05 Feb 2019

BAYONNE, France In the Basque Country town of Bayonne, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, French police are struggling to stem a growing flow of migrants crossing the snow-capped mountains that straddle the border between France and Spain.

Exclusive: Airbus faces A330 delivery delays amid HNA Group woes - sources

11 Jul 2018

TOULOUSE, France Airbus faces a logjam of undelivered A330 jets worth well over $1 billion for airlines affiliated to China's debt-laden HNA Group following a stand-off over late payments, according to industry sources and a Reuters examination of parked aircraft.

France's Macron ahead in polls, Fillon faces angry protesters

25 Mar 2017

CAMBO-LES-BAINS/SAINT-DENIS-DE-LA-REUNION, France Francois Fillon's aides used an umbrella to shield him from eggs thrown by protesters in south-west France on Saturday as the beleaguered conservative fell further behind centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-rightist Marine Le Pen in opinion polls.

Ducks gassed in thousands as France fights bird flu virus

06 Jan 2017

LATRILLE, France Workers wearing masks and protective clothes gassed thousands of ducks in southwest France on Friday, in a massive cull that was ordered in an attempt to prevent a spread of the H5N8 bird flu virus. | Video

Undelivered Airbus jets jam parking spaces, hurt cash flow

19 Apr 2016

PARIS A growing backlog of undelivered Airbus passenger jets, stranded outside their factories due to supplier problems, is putting pressure on the planemaker's cash generation for the start of the year, industry sources and analysts said.

At least 43 killed in French bus crash, worst in decades

24 Oct 2015

PUISSEGUIN, France At least 41 people on a bus carrying elderly day-trippers were killed early on Friday when the bus hit a truck head-on and caught fire, in France's worst road crash in more than 30 years. | Video

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