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Soybeans rise for second day as Trump says China buying U.S. supplies

12 Dec 2018

SINGAPORE/PARIS Chicago soybeans rose for a second consecutive session on Wednesday after President Donald Trump said China was back in the market buying U.S. beans.

UPDATE 2-French sugar group Tereos sinks deeper into red after price slump

11 Dec 2018

* Tereos sees sugar price rebound in 2019 (Updates bonds at the close, adds background)

France's 'yellow vests' clash with police in Paris

09 Dec 2018

PARIS Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris on Saturday, hurling projectiles, torching cars and vandalising shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority. | Video

France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

05 Dec 2018

PARIS France, reeling from violent protests over the cost of living, said on Wednesday it will delay a planned rise in minimum food prices, incurring the wrath of the main farmers group which urged street action next week.

France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

05 Dec 2018

PARIS France, reeling from violent protests over the cost of living, said on Wednesday it will delay a planned rise in minimum food prices, incurring the wrath of the main farmers group which urged street action next week.

Internal feud shakes French sugar group Tereos as markets plunge

04 Dec 2018

PARIS/LONDON, Dec 4 French cooperative Tereos, the world's second largest sugar maker, is holding extraordinary elections to its membership council this week which the farmer-owned group hopes will end an internal feud at the debt-laden group already struggling with an industry-wide slump.

Roving gangs of 'yellow vest' militants set heart of Paris ablaze

01 Dec 2018

PARIS Groups of young men with faces masked, some carrying metal bars and axes, rioted on the streets of central Paris on Saturday, setting a dozen vehicles ablaze and torching buildings, unleashing the city's worst urban unrest for years.

Roving gangs of "yellow vest" militants set heart of Paris ablaze

01 Dec 2018

PARIS Groups of young men with faces masked, some carrying metal bars and axes, rioted on the streets of central Paris on Saturday, setting a dozen vehicles ablaze and torching buildings, unleashing the city's worst urban unrest for years.

Gangs of "yellow vest" militants set heart of Paris ablaze

01 Dec 2018

PARIS Groups of young men, their faces masked and some carrying metal bars and axes, rioted through the streets of central Paris on Saturday, setting a dozen vehicles ablaze and torching buildings, unleashing the city's worst urban unrest for years. | Video

Organic wine market growing fast but to remain niche: study

23 Nov 2018

PARIS The market for organic wine will grow rapidly in the next five years as environmentally-conscious consumers increasingly favor pesticide-free wines, but their market share will remain relatively small globally, a study showed.

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Trump intervention comment may be gift to Huawei CFO

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source - President Donald Trump.