Gilets jaunes: grassroots heroes or tools of the Kremlin?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Russian media have seized on the yellow vest protests – but they don’t seem to have played a role in their genesis A gilets jaunes protester on the Champs Élysées in Paris. Photograph: Michael Baucher/Panoramic Russian state television has spent much of the Läs mer…

France pushes forward alone with new tax on big tech companies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Tax will come into effect from 1 January, but plans for an EU-wide levy have faltered The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, says he believes the tax will raise €500m in its first year. Photograph: Romuald Meigneux/Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock France is to press ahead Läs mer…

Serial rabbit-killer terrorises picturesque Brittany village

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Massacre of seven pets in Minihy-Tréguier is latest incident in series of killings Seven rabbits were discovered slaughtered at a home in the village of Minihy-Tréguier on the Côtes-d’Armor coast on Saturday. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images A serial rabbit-killer who has been spreading Läs mer…

Fifth victim of Strasbourg Christmas market shooting dies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Islamic State The suspected attacker, Chérif Chekatt, was killed by police after two-day manhunt Improvised tributes to the victims of 11 December attack in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters A fifth person has died of their injuries after Tuesday’s Christmas market attack in Strasbourg, Läs mer…

Macron's ratings fall further after month of gilets jaunes protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France French president will be forced to change his style of governing, say analysts A poll on Sunday saw Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating fall to 23%. Photograph: Xinhua/Barcroft Images A month of gilets jaunes, or yellow vests, protests have taken a further toll on Läs mer…

Strasbourg shooting: police release four members of Chérif Chekatt’s family

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Gunman’s parents and two of his brothers freed ‘due to lack of incriminating evidence’ More than 700 police searched for Chérif Chekatt after the shooting in Strasbourg’s Christmas market. Photograph: Police handout/EPA Four family members of the gunman who went on a deadly Läs mer…

Gilets jaunes protesters clash with Paris riot police – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:54 About 8,000 officers and 14 armoured vehicles have been deployed in the French capital for the fifth consecutive weekend of demonstrations. At least 21 people were detained on Saturday morning. Gilets jaunes protesters turn out in Paris for fifth weekend Topics Läs mer…

Gilets jaunes protesters turn out in Paris for fifth weekend

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Paris About 8,000 police deployed as demonstrations over economic injustice remain strong French mounted police stand in front of gilets jaunes protesters outside the Opera House in Paris. Photograph: Geoffroy van der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images Paris police have been deployed in large numbers for the Läs mer…

Paris braces for fifth weekend of protests by gilets jaunes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Demonstrations to continue despite demands to call off action after Strasbourg attack A student protester demonstrates in in Paris against education reforms earlier this week. Photograph: Stéphane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images Thousands of riot police and armoured vehicles will be deployed in Paris on Läs mer…

Police look at whether Strasbourg attacker had accomplices

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Chérif Chakatt, 29, had criminal record for theft and violence dating back to = age of 10 Police on patrol during the reopening of the market in Strasbourg, eastern France, on Friday. Photograph: Sébastien Bozon/AFP/Getty French police are investigating whether the gunman who Läs mer…

Orient Express sold to owner of Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mergers and acquisitions LVMH acquires Venice’s Hotel Cipriani and Hotel Splendido in Portofino as part of £2.5bn deal LVMH will pay $25 a share for Belmond, the British company that runs the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Photograph: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Orient Express has been Läs mer…