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What The G20 Summit Told Us About The Future Of World Trade

It is more than a decade since French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared that “the G20 foreshadows the planetary governance of the 21st century.”

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Small Donors, Not French Tycoons, Help Pay Notre Dame Works

The billionaire French donors who publicly proclaimed they would give hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to church and business officials.

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"Yellow Vest" turnout falls after Macron offers more concessions

Two days after French President Emmanuel Macron offered additional concessions worth billions of euros, thousands of “yellow vests” marched across French cities on Saturday for the 24th weekend in a row, though with noticeable fatigue.

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Responding to Macron, Merkel protege warns against centralised EU

The leader of Germany’s ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) has responded to French President Emmanuel Macron’s ideas for a “European renaissance” by offering some overlap with his vision, while also warning against too much centralisation.

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Pink vest childcare workers join French ‘yellow vest’ protests

Hundreds of “yellow vest” protesters began marches in Paris on Saturday, marking the 17th straight weekend of anti-government demonstrations despite attempts by French President Emmanuel Macron to quell discontent with a nationwide series of debates.

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Macron calls for big EU changes in ‘European Renaissance’

In a direct appeal to European citizens, French President Emmanuel Macron called on Monday for a “European Renaissance,” proposing multiple new institutions and a major conference to overhaul the Continent’s political structures.

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French city bugs its streets to listen for sounds of crime

A French city is to bug the streets of a crime-ridden district, installing audio surveillance devices to relay to police the sounds of attacks or muggings.

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Yellow vest protests entered 16th straight weekend across France

Thousands of French yellow vests protested Saturday for a 16th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to show they are keeping up momentum against the government’s economic policies they see as favoring the rich.

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France: 15th yellow vest protests see thousands on the streets

Thousands of people marched on Saturday in Paris and other French cities for a 15th straight weekend of yellow vest protests in which dozens of people were arrested.

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French yellow vest anti-government protests turn violent in Paris

A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th consecutive week of unrest.

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Vandals spray ‘EU scum go home’ on French van

Vandals have scrawled ‘EU scum go home’ on a French registered van in an area that is heavily populated with people from other European nations.

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Fire in wealthy Paris district kills at least 10, woman arrested

At least 10 people were killed and 30 others were injured in a blaze at an apartment complex in the French capital of Paris on Monday, AFP reported citing local prosecutor’s office on Tuesday.

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Emmanuel Macron admits failures as he battles gilets jaunes

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has conceded there has been a “clear breakdown in equality” in high-rise suburbs and housing estates on the edge of major cities as he tours France to try to stem the gilets jaunes (yellow vest) anti-government protests.

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Seven dead in Paris building fire – AFP

Seven people died in a building fire in the French capital of Paris, Agence France Press reported on Tuesday, citing fire service.

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France ‘Yellow Vest’ protests continue for 12th straight week

For the 12th straight weekend of protests, thousands of “Yellow Vest” protesters marched in Paris and other French cities on Saturday in relatively calm rallies, but some sporadic incidents led to 30 arrests in the French capital.

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