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France and Germany spar over top ECB job

France and Germany are battling for a key post at the European Central Bank amid deepening differences over the role the bank should take in the eurozone debt crisis, sources revealed on Tuesday.

Tokyo tops Paris as world food capital

Tokyo tops Paris as world food capital

Tokyo has once again proved its worth at the top table of world food with more Michelin three star restaurants than Paris, according to the latest edition of the gastronomical guide.

Finding a job in France

Finding a job in France

From longer holidays to a better quality of life, the appeal of working in France is clear. Those who want to live the dream will find that the road ahead is steep, but prior planning and a structured approach can work miracles, explains Clea Caulcutt.

Let’s ditch internal emails: French boss

Let’s ditch internal emails: French boss

The head of one of France's largest IT firms, Atos, has said he would like emails between employees to be a thing of the past by 2013.

Violent men can look like everyone else: campaign

Violent men can look like everyone else: campaign

A new campaign attacks the idea that men who physically abuse their partners can be easily identified by showing a series of ordinary-looking men who manage to hide their violent tendencies.

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Unemployment highest for twelve years

The number of job seekers in France rose again in October, taking figures to a 12-year high.

France selects 2012 Eurovision entry

France selects 2012 Eurovision entry

Indonesian-born singer Anggun Cipta Sasmi, known as Anggun, will represent France in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held on May 26th in the Azerbaijan capital Baku.

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French court annuls ban on Monsanto GM crops

France's top administrative court on Monday overturned a government order banning French farmers from planting genetically modified crops from the US agriculture giant Monsanto.

‘Human Zoos’ go on show in Paris

‘Human Zoos’ go on show in Paris

The story of men, women and children plucked from their homes in the West's colonies and exhibited like zoo animals is the focus of a major show that opened on Monday at Paris' tribal arts museum.