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Cover of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo featuring the Prophet Muhammad is displayed with newspaper front pages from around the world outside the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Latest Charlie Hebdo will barely be distributed in US

Jan 14, 2015
3 million were printed but only 300 copies of the magazine will be sold here.
Posted In: Charlie Hebdo, France, U.S.
1720, an unsettled group of investors gather on the Rue Quincampoix in Paris during John Law's infamous financial administration.

The man behind an 18th century financial bubble

Oct 30, 2014
John Law was one of the first people to distribute paper money. It didn't end well.
Posted In: history, France, bubble

A conversation with Jean Tirole, Nobel Prize winner

Oct 13, 2014
The story of the missed call that ended with a Nobel Prize for Jean Tirole.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, France
Alstom

GE nears deal for Alstom

Jun 20, 2014
GE wants turbine company, but may end up in business with French government.
Posted In: GE, energy, nuclear power, France

PODCAST: Warm reception for retail

Apr 14, 2014
Congress is out for recess, but not to play. And a look at France's proposed new rules for workplace messaging after hours.
Posted In: Retail, Congress, France

Don't mess with French workers' 35 hour work week

Apr 10, 2014
Tech sector employees have struck a new collective bargaining agreement.
Posted In: France, work-life balance, overtime

Climate change is making English wine better

Feb 21, 2014
Climate change is reversing the fortunes of a once derided industry.
Posted In: wine, Britain, United Kingdom, UK, France, Agriculture

The French are eating a lot more hamburgers

Feb 17, 2014
One in two sandwiches sold in France is a hamburger. Presumably with French fries.
Posted In: France, McDonald's, McDonalds

France gets the NSA treatment

Oct 21, 2013
The new revelation is part of Edward Snowden's latest leak.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, Edward Snowden, France

U.K. announces first nuclear power plant in a generation

Oct 21, 2013
Using Chinese and French financing, the U.K. will build its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years. But the decision is not without controversy.
Posted In: nuclear energy, United Kingdom, China, France

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