American rapper Kanye West buys 10 Burger King outlets for Kim Kardashian

American rap superstar Kanye West is buying 10 Burger King outlets across the UK, France, and Italy for an undisclosed amount as a wedding present for fiancee Kim Kardashian.

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Pollution pushes Paris to ban half of all vehicles except electric and hybrid cars

The alarming levels of pollution in Paris, France have pushed the government to ban half of the city's vehicles except electric and hybrid cars on Monday and Tuesday in an effort to help clear the smog trapped in the city.

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French hotel booking app VeryLast Room bags $2.1M in funding

Marseille, France-based last minute hotel booking mobile app VeryLastRoom bagged $2.1 million in a venture round led by APlusFinance and Extend & Sigma Gestion to fuel its expansion in Europe.

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Canal Plus takes majority interest in YouTube French comedy channel group Studio Bagel

France-based premium pay television channel Canal Plus took a majority interest in YouTube French comedy channel group Studio Bagel for an undisclosed amount to beef up its Over the Top Technology (OTT) business in the country.

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French app Flower Power by Parrot makes plant monitoring easier

Flower Power, a Bluetooth device made by Paris, France-based consumer product developer Parrot, is paired with a mobile app that helps users monitor plant growth to make the gardening chore easier.

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French train ticket booking startup Capitaine Train emphasizes efficiency in online platform

Capitaine Train, a France-based online vendor for train tickets, puts emphasis on giving its users a simpler, hassle-free and more efficient ticket-buying experience, TechCrunch reported.

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French event planning app WePopp pairs with OpenTable to add restaurant booking

Paris, France-based event planning mobile app WePopp paired up with San Francisco, US-based restaurant booking app OpenTable to integrate restaurant booking service into the steps required to plan for a given event.

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Japanese Internet services firm Rakuten opens first European R&D facility in Paris

Tokyo, Japan-based Internet services company Rakuten Inc opened its first European research and development (R&D) facility in Paris, France, which is called the Rakuten Institute of Technology.

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France allows startups to raise $1.4M in crowdfunding, syndicate campaigns

France has become friendlier with young firms as it substantially raises the limits of Kickstarter-like crowdfunding and equity crowdfunding campaigns of French startups to $1.4 million respectively each year, TechCrunch reported.

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French firm Accor plans on selling its full stake in Mumbai BKC hotel

Paris, France-based hospitality major Accor is aiming to exit its 40% stake in Mumbai, India-based Sofitel hotel in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) and fold the Sofitel brand into itself, according to sources.

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Bristow Helicopters picks up stake in UK's Eastern Airways

British helicopter airline Bristow Helicopters picked up a 60% stake in UK-based airline Eastern Airways International Ltd, with the two firms to continue operating as entities independent from each other, as part of the strategic investment deal.

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French cloud storage service HubiC offers 10TB for $13.50 per month

France-based cloud storage service HubiC now has an updated product offering that consists of a 25GB free storage, 100GB for $1.35 (€1) every month, and 10TB for a $13.50 (€10) monthly fee.

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French carpooling site BlaBlaCar adds Podorozhniki to tap into Russian and Ukrainian markets

In its fourth expansion via acquisition, Paris, France-based carpooling site BlaBlaCar added Podorozhniki for an undisclosed sum to tap into the market of Russia and Ukraine.

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Audo invests in Paris bio gasoline startup

Germany-based car maker Audi is investing in Paris, France-based bio gasoline startup Global Bioenergies, which makes cheap gasoline from sugar, as part of an effort to decrease greenhouse gas emissions amid stricter regulations.

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Actavis exits stake in China joint venture to Chiral

Dublin, Ireland-based pharmaceutical firm Actavis sold its stake in Chinese subsidiary Actavis (Foshan Pharmaceutical Co) for an undisclosed sum because of its limited presence in the country.

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