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Billionaire entrepreneur Xavier Niel is offering a 50 per cent premium to Iliad’s last traded price to buy back the 29 per cent of the business he does not own. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty

Billionaire entrepreneur Xavier Niel has launched a tender offer to take private Iliad, the French telecoms company he founded 22 years ago, in a surp(...)

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Multimillion-euro fines can force Big Tech companies to change their behaviour, despite their deep pockets, the president of the French Competition Au(...)

 Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy: Faces up to one year in prison and a fine of €3,750 if found guilty. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has gone on trial for the alleged illegal campaign financing of the massive, showman-style political ralli(...)

For Kylie Jenner, selling a chunk of her four-year-old make-up company at a rough valuation of $1.2 billion   cements her status as a mogul at the age of just 22. Photograph:   David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

Coty is buying a controlling stake in Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics company for $600 million (€542 million) in a bet that the youngest Kardashian sister’s (...)

A spokesman for WhatsApp said it “has a zero-tolerance policy around child sexual abuse”. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Videos and pictures of children being subjected to sexual abuse are being openly shared on the Facebook’s WhatsApp on a vast scale, with the encrypted(...)

Patrick Drahi: offering to buy Bouygues Telecom. Photograph: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

Patrick Drahi, owner of France’s number two telecoms player Numericable-SFR, has offered to buy smaller rival Bouygues Telecom for about €10 billion i(...)

“BT have done a fantastic job in the last five years,” a telecoms industry executive said about the group which was still on its knees in 2008 and 2009 with two major profit warnings

BT’s move to buy mobile operator EE is expected to put the former state-owned telecoms giant back in pole position as fixed line and mobile services c(...)

The agreed sale of SFR also promises to reshape Europe’s third-biggest telecoms market after two years of fierce price competition. Photographer: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

France’s Vivendi said it had accepted cable company Numericable’s bid for its (...)

Remy has been hit by a Chinese government crackdown on gift-giving and a slowing of its economic growth

French spirits group Remy Cointreau has forecast a return to growth in the key Chinese market next year on the back of increased promotional efforts, (...)