News stops: French business outlook darkens
A LOOK at some of the headlines from France.
French industrial sentiment falls to 3-year low in October
French industrial sentiment fell to a 3-year low in October as order books thinned and manufacturers' outlook for the future darkened, the national statistics institute INSEE said Tuesday.
'Made in France' MP Arnaud Montebourg attacks WTO for failing to halt unfair Chinese competition
The French minister behind a media campaign to promote the "Made In France" brand rejected World Trade Organisation concerns over protectionism on Monday and blamed the world body for failing to halt unfair competition from China.
Drug ‘shooting galleries’ to be tested by France
France’s health minister, Marisol Touraine, has said trial centres where drug addicts can safely inject their own drugs could open before the end of the year in a handful of French cities.
France targets Corsica gangs
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has announced new measures to tackle organised crime in Corsica.
EU should help automakers eliminate overcapacity: French institute
The European Union should provide financial support to automakers to eliminate overcapacity in the industry, a state-funded French institute said on Tuesday.