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France says Iran not respecting U.N. text on ballistic missiles


BRUSSELS France's foreign minister accused Iran on Monday of not respecting part of a U.N. resolution that calls on Tehran to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.

Computacenter hikes 2017 expectations, sees stable 2018 8:29am GMT

IT services firm Computacenter Plc said on Monday its 2017 adjusted pretax results were set to beat its expectations, driven by strength across Germany, the United Kingdom and France.


France’s Le Drian plans March trip to Iran after Trump ultimatum on nuclear deal 21 Jan 2018

PARIS France's foreign minister said on Sunday he would visit Iran on March 5 to discuss its ballistic missile programme and the nuclear deal agreed with world powers in 2015, as tensions between the two countries rise.

France drops bid to host 2025 World Expo 21 Jan 2018

PARIS France has dropped its bid to host the 2025 World Expo in Paris, authorities said on Sunday, confirming a report in French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD).


Paul Bocuse: legendary chef of chefs 20 Jan 2018

PARIS Paul Bocuse, who died on Saturday aged 91, combined a passion for food and women with a nose for self-publicity that brought him fame and fortune far beyond his native France.


En route to Davos, Macron makes Versailles the place to be 19 Jan 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will host dozens of the world's most powerful business executives at the gilded Palace of Versailles to pitch France Inc before the global elite's annual gathering at Davos.


France says no for now to Johnson's idea of giant Channel bridge 19 Jan 2018

LONDON/PARIS France on Friday politely rejected Boris Johnson's idea of building a giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying that, while far-fetched ideas were worth considering, there were plenty of major European projects to finish first.

France to launch international group targeting toxic gas attacks 18 Jan 2018

UNITED NATIONS/PARIS France has asked some 30 countries to work together to preserve evidence of chemical weapons attacks and impose sanctions on those responsible after Russia ended an international inquiry into who is to blame for using toxic gas in Syria.


BNP Paribas frontrunner to buy Banco BPM's depositary banking business - sources 18 Jan 2018

MILAN France's BNP Paribas is the frontrunner to buy the depositary banking business of Italy's Banco BPM , which could be worth around 200 million euros (176.59 million pounds), two sources close to the matter said.


France, Germany want joint eurozone reform position by June - Le Maire 18 Jan 2018

PARIS France and Germany want to reach a joint position on euro zone reform, including tax convergence, capital markets and the banking union, between March and June this year, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday.