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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison for corruption, of which two years are suspended. According to France...

Covid-19 pandemic caused losses of 1.98 billion euros to the Accor hotel group

The French hotel group Accor announced on Wednesday that last year it registered a net loss of almost two billion euros and its activity...

French bakers want the baguette to be included in UNESCO’s intangible heritage

The French baguette, a mixture of wheat flour, water, yeast, salt and a pinch of savoir-faire, could soon be included in UNESCO's intangible heritage,...

Only 2.7 million people visited Louvre Museum in Paris last year

Louvre Museum in Paris was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and the number of visitors in 2020 being 72% lower than in 2019,...

Rockefeller Center owner buys Tour Cristal in Paris

Tishman Speyer has acquired the Tour Cristal in central Paris, along with its partner the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). The 26,000 sqm office...

Carrefour to hire 15,000 young people in France next year

Carrefour plans to hire 15,000 young people in France next year, and half of them would come from disadvantaged neighborhoods, CEO Alexandre Bompard said...

Renault is turning its Flins plant into a recycling center

Renault confirmed its intention to stop car assembly activities at its plant in Flins, near Paris, and by 2024 this facility will be transformed...

Supeco launched its own e-commerce website in France

Supeco, Carrefour's soft discount brand, launched its e-commerce website, with a non-food-focused offering. The Carrefour Group's Omnicanality and Customer Experience teams have launched Supeco's first...

French unions in Renault have agreed a 2,500 jobs cut

CFE-CGC, the most important union from Renault, announced on Thursday that it has decided to sign an agreement that agrees a cut of 2,500...

Societe Generale to lay off 650 employees in France

Societe Generale will lay off 650 employees in France, especially in the banking investment division, the French publication Les Echos announced. Les Echos claims that...

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