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France’s Iliad plans to bid for bigger T-Mobile stake: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – French low-cost telecom operator Iliad SA is gearing up to bid for a "significantly larger" stake in T-Mobile US Inc than it previously sought for in July, a Bloomberg report said, citing people familiar with the matter. Iliad, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: France’s Iliad sets mid-Oct deadline for T-Mobile US bid – sources

By Sophie Sassard and Arno Schuetze LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – French low-cost telecom operator Iliad has set a mid-October deadline to decide whether to improve its bid for T-Mobile US or walk away as it faces resistance from seller Deutsche Telekom, … Continue reading

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France’s Sarkozy Faces Corruption Probe – Voice of America

Voice of America France's Sarkozy Faces Corruption ProbeVoice of AmericaPARIS —. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions he tried to use his influence to thwart an investigation of his 2007 election campaign, … Continue reading

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France’s Avignon Festival dodges strike threat for now

MARSEILLE (Reuters) – Avignon Festival workers have voted to allow the opening night of the renowned arts and theater event to go ahead on Friday, a union official said, as strikes threatened summer festivals elsewhere in France. Reuters: Entertainment News

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France’s Orange talks to Microsoft over Dailymotion tie-up

Orange said on Tuesday it was in talks with Microsoft over a possible tie-up with its video-sharing website Dailymotion, nearly a year after discussions with Yahoo collapsed following state opposition. Orange said it would keep a majority stake in Dailymotion, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: France’s Snecma targeted by hackers – researcher

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – French aerospace engine maker Snecma, a unit of Safran, was attacked by hackers who exploited a vulnerability in Microsoft Corp's Internet Explorer, according to a computer security researcher. It was not clear how successful … Continue reading

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France’s president Hollande honoring 6 WWII vets – Washington Post

The Star Online France's president Hollande honoring 6 WWII vetsWashington PostRobert L. Sales landed at Normandy in the first wave of the D-Day offensive and fought his way across France before he was wounded and left partially blind. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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France’s Hollande ‘to split from Valerie Trierweiler’ – BBC News

BBC News France's Hollande 'to split from Valerie Trierweiler'BBC NewsFrench President Francois Hollande is to formally announce his separation from his official partner, Valerie Trierweiler, say French media reports. It comes after a magazine published photos apparently showing he had … Continue reading

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“One pill too many” put France’s First Lady Valerie Trierweiler in hospital, it is … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk "One pill too many" put France's First Lady Valerie Trierweiler in hospital, it is …Mirror.co.ukFrench First Lady Valerie Trierweiler took “one pill too many” because President Francois Hollande wanted to ditch her, it was claimed last night. She was … Continue reading

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Activist unloads tonnes of horse manure at France’s parliament in protest at … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Activist unloads tonnes of horse manure at France's parliament in protest at …Daily MailFor Francois Hollande, it would be fair to say the proverbial has hit the fan this week. As if allegations the French president had a … Continue reading

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