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Beheaded teacher was 'quiet hero' who incarnated French values, Macron says

21 Oct 2020

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to a French history teacher beheaded by an Islamist radical as a "quiet hero" dedicated to instilling the democratic values of the French Republic in his pupils.

Euronext resumes trading as outage raises concentration concerns

20 Oct 2020

LONDON/PARIS Trading on Euronext resumed on Tuesday after a series of glitches on Monday disrupted several of Western Europe's major stock exchanges and raised concerns about the risk of one operator hosting so many bourses.

Total takes 20% stake in French wind farm project

07 Oct 2020

PARIS Total has taken a 20% equity stake in the Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project in France, which the French group said on Wednesday formed part of its broader plans to build up its presence in the wind power sector.

UPDATE 2-Suez vows to fight Veolia's $13 billion takeover project

06 Oct 2020

* Le Maire urges warring sides to reach friendly deal (Adds French Finance Minister quotes, context)

French PM: No new nationwide lockdown over COVID-19 surge

11 Sep 2020

PARIS French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Friday his government was not planning a new, nationwide lockdown to contain a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, but would instead implement a raft of less radical measures.

French government to consider local lockdowns as COVID virus worsens

10 Sep 2020

PARIS The French government will discuss on Friday whether to impose new, local lockdowns to try to tackle rising COVID-19 while keeping economic and social activities going.

French COVID-19 cases and deaths mount up

08 Sep 2020

PARIS The number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in France rose by 6,544 over the last 24 hours to give a total of 335,524 cases, the health ministry said on Tuesday, as the country battles to avert a second wave of the virus.

French COVID cases and death toll mounts

08 Sep 2020

PARIS The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in France rose again compared with the previous day, as did the death toll, as the country battles to contain a likely second wave of the virus.

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