Macron adds Greece to Europe-focused agenda after summer break

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron will visit Greece from Sept. 7-8, a source in the Elysee Palace said, as he seeks to build momentum behind a drive to deepen European integration. Macron’s aides have described a “very European” agenda after he returns from a holiday in southern France. He travels to Austria, Romania and […]

Man arrested in French car attack that wounded 6 soldiers

PARIS — French authorities have detained a man linked to an Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris. It is the first arrest in the case. A judicial official said Thursday the man was arrested Wednesday and will be questioned by counterterrorism investigators. Police have been unable to question…

8-Year-Old Girl Dead, 5 Injured After Car Drives Into Pizzeria Near Paris

The driver was arrested after the incident

BNP Paribas to pay $246 million fine in trading scheme

NEW YORK — French bank BNP Paribas has agreed to pay a $246 million fine as part of a settlement with the Federal Reserve over allegations that bank employees manipulated currency markets. The bank announced the Federal Reserve settlement on Monday. Previously, BNP Paribas had agreed to pay a $350 million fine in an agreement…

French maker of driverless shuttles opens US plant

DETROIT — A French maker of self-driving vehicles is opening its first U.S. manufacturing facility. Navya says it’s opening a 20,000-square-foot factory in Saline, Michigan, about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Detroit. The company plans to hire 50 workers and make 25 driverless shuttles at the plant before the end of this year. The…

Trump Lands in Paris Hoping For Common Ground With His Counterpart Macron

(PARIS) — President Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, are looking to set aside differences on trade and climate change and find common ground as they meet Thursday ahead of Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. Trump arrived in the French capital after an overnight flight from Washington and hours before his meeting with…

Memphis Group’s Nathalie du Pasquier shows new works in London exhibition

French designer and Memphis Group member Nathalie du Pasquier has created more than 50 new pieces for her first solo show in the UK in 25 years. The From Time to Time exhibition, which is being hosted by Pace London until 29 July, features sculpture, paintings and drawings, all with the bold geometric forms and […]