Politics Francois Hollande

  • LONDON, Aug 2- Britain should get on with approving the $24 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power project otherwise the world's fifth-largest economy could face power shortages in the future, said the man seeking to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party. Owen Smith, who is seeking to replace socialist Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, said Britain should be...

  • LONDON, Aug 2- Britain should get on with approving the $24 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power project otherwise the world's fifth-largest economy could face power shortages in the future, said the man seeking to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party. Owen Smith, who is seeking to replace socialist Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, said Britain should be...

  • *China says it hopes Britain can proceed with Hinkley deal. LONDON/ BEIJING, Aug 1- Britain said on Monday that it wanted closer ties with China but resisted pressure from Beijing to sign off on a $24 billion nuclear power project that was delayed at the last minute by Prime Minister Theresa May. China "hopes that Britain can reach a decision as soon as possible, to...

  • LONDON, July 30- British Prime Minister Theresa May was concerned about the security implications of a planned Chinese investment in the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant and intervened personally to delay the project, a former colleague and a source said on Saturday. The plan by France's EDF to build two reactors with financial backing from a Chinese...

  • The plan by France's EDF to build two new reactors with financial backing from a Chinese state-owned firm was championed by May's predecessor David Cameron as a sign of Britain's openness to foreign investment. But just hours before a signing ceremony was due to take place on Friday, May's new government said it would review the project again, raising doubts...

  • Police had been hunting the second teenager who killed a priest in a church in France after a foreign intelligence tip-off.

  • LONDON, July 25- Luxembourg will not seek to lure away British financial firms anxious about keeping a foot in the European Union after Brexit, the Grand Duchy's government said on Monday, saying it aimed instead to work with them for mutual benefit. The UK financial sector and Luxembourg have long had close ties, especially in managing Europe's trillions of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defenses against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defenses against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defences against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defences against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 French Finance Minister Michel Sapin appears to have got the memo from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and is watering down the hard-line message on Brexit from his boss,...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 French Finance Minister Michel Sapin appears to have got the memo from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and is watering down the hard-line message on Brexit from his boss,...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 French Finance Minister Michel Sapin appears to have got the memo from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and is watering down the hard-line message on Brexit from his boss,...

  • LONDON, July 23- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 23 French Finance Minister Michel Sapin appears to have got the memo from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and is watering down the hard-line message on Brexit from his boss,...

  • PARIS, July 23- A deadly shooting in Munich was a "disgusting terrorist attack" aimed at stirring up fear in Germany after France was targeted last week, French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday. "The terrorist attack that struck Munich killing many people is a disgusting act that aims to foment fear in Germany after other European countries," Hollande...