ZURICH, April 19 (Reuters) - Sika's board of directors wants to buy out the company's major shareholder to try to stop a takeover of the Swiss chemicals business by France 's Saint-Gobain, SonntagsZeitung newspaper reported, citing two unnamed sources.
PARIS, April 19 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande called on Sunday for a meeting of EU ministers to step up rescue efforts for migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean, after as many as 700 were feared drowned off the Libyan coast overnight.
SHANGHAI, April 19 (Reuters) - PSA Peugeot Citroen and China's Dongfeng Motor Group (DFG) will spend 200 million euros ($216 million) on a joint project to develop a platform to manufacture small cars, the French company said ahead of a briefing on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - The euro's depreciation has been very helpful, but it is a good level now and stability is needed now, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, April 18 (Reuters) - It is Greece and not Europe which will be hurt by any problems stemming from the Greek financial situation, because Europe has built buffers to protect itself, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - It would be dangerous to leave the impression that Europe wanted the euro to decline further, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Friday, adding that what...
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PARIS, April 17 (Reuters) - An exhibition dedicated to French singer Edith Piaf, whose ballads of love and sorrow made her an international star, has opened in Paris to mark 100 years since her birth.
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COLOGNE, Germany, April 17 (Reuters) - The passengers and crew killed in the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps were remembered on Friday at a memorial service in which 150 candles were lit on the steps of the altar of Cologne Cathedral.