Migrants attempt to jump trains from France to Britain

Jul 30, 2015
The crisis in Calais seems to be coming to a head.
Posted In: Immigration, european migration, syria, France
Migrants walk alongside vehicles on the route leading to the Eurotunnel in Coquelles on Wednesday. One man died in a desperate attempt to reach England via the Channel Tunnel as overwhelmed authorities fought off hundreds of migrants, prompting France to

Migrants risk all to get into Britain

Jul 29, 2015
9 have died in the attempt, while thousands of others disrupt trade and traffic.
Posted In: migrants, Britain, France, illegal immigration, Calais
Didier Leroy, President of Toyota Motor Europe, spoke at the Toyota factory of Onnaing during the awarding of the certificate 'Origine France Garantie' for the Yaris.

Toyota tries to break out of its island mindset

Mar 4, 2015
The Japanese worry that their corporations are as insular as the country, and aren't adapting to the global market.
Posted In: Toyota, France, Japan
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.

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

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