France

8120 results

Police have detained 17 people over the heist of $50 million (€37.9 million) in diamonds in February - one of the biggest jewellery robberies i(...)

Aer Lingus only accept one voucher per transaction

A reader called Kathy and her new husband got three Aer Lingus vouchers – one for €350 and two for €250 – as wedding presents last October. (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel on a video screen as she addresses the audience at a meeting in Dresden recently. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Germany is reshaping the European economy in its own image. It is using its position as the largest economy and dominant creditor country to tu(...)

French finance minister Pierre Moscovici  and his German counterpart, Wolfgang Schäuble, worked hard in Berlin yesterday to play down recent tensions over the pace of austerity measures. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

French finance minister Pierre Moscovici has promised to keep up the pace of economic reform in return for Paris being granted more time to rea(...)

Paris Plage, the artificial beach provided in central Paris in summertime. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer

When a bank holiday falls on Tuesday or Thursday, French employees take the Monday or Friday off as well. The practice is known as a (...)

 Johnny Murtagh will partner Simenon in the Chester Vase. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Johnny Murtagh crosses the Irish Sea for a pair of high-profile rides at Chester today knowing his chances of Classic success at home later in (...)

The chief executive of Diageo (which owns Guinness) will step down from the board at the annual meeting in September. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Diageo’s chief executive, Paul Walsh, is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of the company behind Smirnoff and Guinness. He will ma(...)

Markets in Ireland, Britain and Greece reopened yesterday following the bank holiday. Major indexes in Germany and the United States hit highs (...)

Ulster fullback Jared Payne has been named in the Barbarians squad.  Photograph:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster fullback Jared Payne has signed a new three-year deal with Ulster, on the day he was named alongside Munster prop BJ Botha in the Barbar(...)

The Bourbons, as Talleyrand once remarked, learned nothing and forgot nothing. What was true of the rulers of France some two centuries ago see(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 793
  • 794
  • 795
  • 796
  • 797
  • 798
  • 799
  • Next
  • Last »