French finance minister Bruno Le Maire is to  deliver a talk on economic policy at the International Institute for European Affairs in Dublin. Photograph: Jakub Kaminski/EPA

The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, will seek support from his Irish counterpart Paschal Donohoe and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for a European pr(...)

Dieppe harbour in northwest France. As Brexit approaches, the ports of the English Channel and the North Sea are preparing for the worst. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

Pauline Schnapper, professor of contemporary British civilisation at the Sorbonne, is quoted often in French media as a leading expert on Brexit. “I a(...)

Yanis Varoufakis’s motto was “If you cannot imagine walking out of a negotiation, you should not enter it.” In the end, he was thrown out for trying to discuss the emperor’s new clothes. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

It is inconceivable that an Irish finance minister would resign on a question of principle. But Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister from Janu(...)

Airbnb paid less than €70,000 in taxes in France in 2015, according to reports in French media.

Airbnb paid less than €70,000 in taxes in France in 2015, according to reports in French media. That would equate to 18 per cent less than the prev(...)