# France

A seagull flies at the Thames in London (England) over the silhouette of the Westminster Palace (Houses of Parliament). Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa/archive
A seagull flies at the Thames in London […]

Hard Brexit would be ‘fatal,’ European business leaders warn May

Many companies have already drawn contingency plans in case Britain makes an uncontrolled departure from the EU, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which also attended the meeting with May.
A worker drives a tractor through the vines of the Chateau La Pierriere, which produces Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux designation wine, on October 23, 2017, in Gardegan-et-Tourtirac, southwestern France. Photo: Mehdi Fedouach / AFP
A worker drives a tractor through the vi […]

EU weedkiller row gives French winemakers a headache

In the peaceful vineyards of France's Bordeaux region, a potential EU crackdown on a popular weedkiller over cancer fears is adding to winemakers' worries.
French president Emmanuel Macron walks along a corridor in the exposition halls in Hamburg, Germany, 8 July 2017. The two-day G20 summit, a meeting of the leaders of the twenty largest world economies as well as representatives of a variety of international institutions, concludes today. Photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa
French president Emmanuel Macron walks a […]

Macron calls on Germany to join in bold vision for stronger Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron's speech laid out his vision of a united Europe that would be innovative and take risks.
Symbol picture // Three young women in Frankfurt am Main (Hesse) in the main station with a greeting card with the words "Refugees Welcome". Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa/archive
Symbol picture // Three young women in F […]

How many people have been relocated under the EU relocation scheme?

In addition to EU member states, countries of Norway, Switzerland and Lichtenstein have committed to relocating people. Norway has accepted 1,508 relocated people, Switzerland 1,122 and Lichtenstein 10.
A refugee sits on the rescue ship "Aquarius" in the Mediterranean Sea. The humanitarian aid organisation Doctors without borders and SOS Méditerranée rescue refugees that are denied entry to the European Union on all other routes, bringing them to Italy. Photo: Lena Klimkeit/dpa/archive
A refugee sits on the rescue ship "Aquar […]

Top EU leaders lay out plan to ID, grant asylum to migrants in Africa

Last year, Italy replaced Greece as the main destination for Europe-bound sea migrants. About 98,000 migrants have landed on its shores since the beginning of the year.
Passers-by leave flowers and candles at the spot where a French police officer was killed in an attack on the 20 April 2017 in Paris, France, 22 April 2017. The country heads to the polls tomorrow to elect its next president. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa
Passers-by leave flowers and candles at […]

Paris tourism rebounds after terror attacks

Tourism is on the rise in France after two years of deadly terrorist attacks that hurt one of the country’s major economic motors.
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