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French trade gap narrows in March

France's trade deficit, which had increased sharply due to a cold snap in February, narrowed in March to hit €5.7 billion ($7.4 billion), customs data showed Wednesday.

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Airport hunger strike ends after 28 days

Activists protesting against plans for a new airport near Nantes have stopped their hunger strike at 28 days.

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US Republicans uneasy over French Socialist win

Republican US lawmakers gave a cautious reaction Tuesday to Socialist Francois Hollande's presidential win in France, with one senator warning the result could mark an "unnerving" setback in Afghanistan.

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Man, 55, found head-first in a bin full of water

The body of a 55-year-old man, thought to have been beaten to death, has been found in a bin full of water in Bessé-sur-Braye, 55 km from Le Mans.

Juppé: Greek situation ‘extremely worrying’

Juppé: Greek situation ‘extremely worrying’

 

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé said Wednesday that the situation in Greece was "extremely worrying" after elections punished mainstream parties backing an EU-IMF bailout package.

 

‘Spiderman’ to scale Paris’s tallest building

‘Spiderman’ to scale Paris’s tallest building

A climber dubbed the French Spiderman is attempting to scale the tallest skyscraper in Paris tomorrow.