French police question Jean-Luc Mélenchon over alleged misuse of funds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jean-Luc Mélenchon Allegations relate to staff payments and 2017 presidential campaign accounts Jean-Luc Mélenchon leaves the offices of the anti-corruption police in Nanterre on Thursday. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images French police have questioned the leftist leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon in connection with two funding investigations Läs mer…

On your bike: France mulls database to increase cycle journeys and reduce theft

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Proposal aims to reduce thefts with system similar to car documents Cyclists enjoy a ‘car free’ day’ in Paris. Only 2% of people in France cycle to work, surveys suggest. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images French cyclists would have to register their bikes on Läs mer…

France says Britons could need visa to visit after no-deal Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Government publishes draft bill outlining areas of concern relating to hard Brexit Lorries near the port of Calais. A no-deal Brexit could lead to delays for freight movements across the Channel. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images The French government has said a no-deal Brexit Läs mer…

French leftwinger Jean-Luc Mélenchon reacts angrily to police raids – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:11 Anti-corruption investigators have raided the home and party headquarters of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, prompting a furious protest from the leader of France’s hard left The Guardian RSS https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2018/oct/17/french-leftwinger-jean-luc-melenchon-reacts-angrily-to-police-raids-video

French leftwinger Jean-Luc Mélenchon reacts angrily to police raids

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jean-Luc Mélenchon Investigators into campaign funding abuses forced to leave offices of leftwing party Outside the Paris HQ of La France Insoumise, whose founder, Jean-Luc Melénchon, made an unsuccessful run at the French presidency last year. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA Anti-corruption investigators have raided Läs mer…

Google and Orange building cable between US and France

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google The 6,600km undersea cable will open in 2020 and is one of seven Google is building over the next two years The cable will provide Orange alone with a capacity of ‘more than 30 terabits per second, per [fibre] pair’ – enough, the Läs mer…