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French Energy Giant EDF Backs Out of Bid Race to Build UK’s Mini-Nuke Reactors

French Energy Giant EDF Backs Out of Bid Race to Build UK’s Mini-Nuke Reactors

EDF, France’s state energy company, has appeared to pull out of the bidding race to build mini-nuclear reactors in the United Kingdom, saying that it was refining its small modular reactor design.

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Napoleon’s Pistols Sold at Auction for a Staggering €1.7 Million

Napoleon Bonaparte's two pistols, intended as suicide weapons, sold for €1.69 million.

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What France’s Left-Wing Coalition’s Surprise Election Win Could Mean for Markets

What France’s Left-Wing Coalition’s Surprise Election Win Could Mean for Markets

France’s snap general election revealed an unexpectedly strong second round result from the New Popular Front, a coalition of left-wing parties.

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Spain, France Arrest 5 Members of Chinese Money Laundering Gang That Smuggle Over One Million Euros a Day

Spain, France Arrest 5 Members of Chinese Money Laundering Gang That Smuggle Over 1 Million Euros a Day

French and Spanish authorities have arrested five members of a suspected Chinese money laundering network in Spain this week.

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France Leads in Generative AI Funding Race in Europe

France Leads in Generative AI Funding Race in Europe

France is leading in the generative AI funding race in Europe, according to a new report.

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French President Macron Faces EU Backlash Due to France's Excessive Debt

France is being criticized by the European Commission for its excessive debt levels, prompting a rebuke that could complicate President Macron's reelection.

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G7 Agrees to Give Ukraine $50 Billion Loan Amid War vs. Russia

G7 Agrees to Give Ukraine $50 Billion Loan Amid War vs. Russia

The leaders of the Group of Seven, the world’s wealthiest nations, have agreed to create a $50 billion loan to help Ukraine in its fight to survive Russia’s onslaught, with interest earned on profits from Russia’s frozen central bank assets used as collateral.

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Commemorations Marking The 80th Anniversary Of D-Day Take Place In Normandy

French Stocks and Bonds Plummet Following President Macron's Surprise Election

French markets saw a sharp decline after President Macron's unexpected call for a snap election, reflecting investor concerns over economic instability.

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Ukraine to Receive Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets from France, Macron Confirms

Ukraine to Receive Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets from France, Macron Confirms

Ukrainian President Volodmyr Zelensky expresses optimism as France pledges Mirage fighter jets, highlighting impatience with Western delays and underscoring Emmanuel Macron's assurance of continued support.

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Elon Musk’s xAI Plans to Build World's Largest Supercomputer in Memphis

France Arrested Palestinian Man on Charges of Financing Terrorism

France has arrested and charged a Palestinian man for allegedly financing terrorism.

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Spotify Increases Subscription Price in France by 1.2%

Spotify has increased all of its premium subscription in France by 1.2% in response to the French government’s levy on music streaming platforms.

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French Finance Minister, Other G7 Finance Chiefs Warn of Oversaturation of Chinese Goods in Global Market

French Finance Minister, Other G7 Finance Chiefs Warn of Oversaturation of Chinese Goods in Global Market

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told Bloomberg that the G7 has an issue with China’s economic model, where the country produces more and more cheaper industrial devices, which he claimed could pose a threat to the global market.

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AU, NZ Evacuate Nationals as Unrest in New Caledonia Continues

AU, NZ Evacuate Nationals as Unrest in New Caledonia Continues

The foreign ministries of Australia and New Zealand have announced that it would be evacuating its nationals in New Caledonia as riots spark across the island regarding independence and nickel mining.

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Pfizer, AstraZeneca Pledge Nearly $1 Billion Investments in France

Pfizer, AstraZeneca Pledge Nearly $1 Billion Investments in France

Pfizer and AstraZeneca have announced massive investments in France totaling nearly $1 billion.

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Republicans Urge Joe Biden to Stop French Company From Working on Nuclear Power Projects With Russia's Rosatom

Republicans Urge Joe Biden to Stop French Company From Working on Nuclear Power Projects With Russia's Rosatom

Republican lawmakers urged President Joe Biden to block a French company from collaborating on nuclear power projects with Russia's Rosatom.

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