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French police fire tear gas at strikers challenging Macron reform

05 Dec 2019

PARIS Police fired tear gas at protesters in the center of Paris on Thursday and public transport ground to a near halt in one of the biggest strikes in France for decades, aimed at forcing President Emmanuel Macron to ditch a planned reform of pensions. | Video

UPDATE 6-French police fire tear gas at strikers challenging Macron reform

05 Dec 2019

* Transport unions to take strike into second day (Updates with details of Paris clashes)

France's 5G spectrum to be sold at floor price of 2.17 billion euros: minister

24 Nov 2019

PARIS Frances's 5G spectrum will be sold at a floor price of 2.17 billion euros ($2.4 billion), a minister said on Sunday, significantly more than the amount previously recommended by the country's telecoms regulator Arcep.

French sugar group Tereos's loss narrows as prices recover

15 Nov 2019

PARIS French sugar group Tereos posted a narrower loss in the first half, thanks to an improved second quarter as global prices recovered from a historic low and pointed to a better price outlook for the rest of the year.

RPT-No country immune to risk of African swine fever spreading - OIE

31 Oct 2019

* OIE chief sees virus spreading further in Asia within months

No country immune to risk of African swine fever spreading: OIE

30 Oct 2019

PARIS African swine fever will spread further across Asia where it has devastated herds, and no country is immune from being hit by the deadly animal virus, the head of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday.

Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France

17 Jul 2019

PARIS Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions.

Sugar maker Tereos on cusp of crucial strategy vote

25 Jun 2019

PARIS Tereos, one of the world's largest sugar makers, is facing a key internal vote on Wednesday that could change the group's strategy, with senior management challenged by cooperative members concerned by a plunge in profit.

ADM to cut jobs at animal feed unit Neovia in France

18 Jun 2019

PARIS Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to cut 127 staff at its recently acquired Neovia animal feed business in France to eradicate job duplication, the head of the group's animal nutrition department said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-ADM to cut jobs at animal feed unit Neovia in France

18 Jun 2019

* More job cuts planned at Neovia globally (Adds quotes, details)

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