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Paris guide seeks post-lockdown jumpstart for vintage 2CV tour

PARIS (Reuters) - There’s nothing Jean-Remi Galinon enjoys more than bouncing along cobbled streets and showing off Paris to foreign tourists, usually Americans, in his most iconic of French vintage cars. A Citroen 2CV car of the Paris company 2CVParisTour.com is seen parked in front of the Sacre-Coeur basilica of…
bubmag
July 1, 2020
Paris

‘Revolting’ -owned plant protest layoffs

Employees of Nokia demonstrate during a strike called by unions in front of the Nokia Paris-Saclay campus in Nozay, near Paris, France, June 30, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit TessierPARIS (Reuters) - Several hundred workers at French firm Alcatel-Lucent International on Tuesday protested against plans by parent company Nokia Oyj (NOKIA.HE) to cut…
bubmag
June 30, 2020
Paris

Clean air and quiet streets

LYON, France (Reuters) - The coronavirus lockdown persuaded retired speech therapist Anne-Marie Arnaud a better future could be had, one with emptier skies, fresher air and quieter streets rid of diesel-belching cars. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the deserted Eiffel tower in Paris during a lockdown imposed to slow…
bubmag
June 30, 2020
Paris

France to isolate COVID-linked debt in special structure

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool/FilesPARIS (Reuters) - The French government aims to hive off from the state balance sheet extra debt linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, lodging it in a special…
bubmag
June 29, 2020
Paris

French consumer sentiment climbs more than expected in June

FILE PHOTO: An employee, wearing a protective face mask, serves customers during the reopening of the hall of the Mesturet restaurant amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Charles PlatiauPARIS (Reuters) - French consumer confidence rebounded more than expected in June although households’ fears about unemployment…
bubmag
June 26, 2020
Paris

COVID-19 killed the era of ‘big’ flying

Airbus is, of course, one of the world’s two major aircraft manufacturers, the other being the US-based Boeing. But, even now, it’s not clear that any quantity of cash will be enough to see flying return to the levels seen in 2019. Whatever we were used to, in terms of cost,…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Paris

Exclusive: Sanofi considers job cuts as CEO seeks to reduce costs

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi (SASY.PA) is considering cutting hundreds of jobs and will discuss potential steps with staff representatives over the coming days, five sources said on Thursday, the latest move by the French drugmaker’s chief executive Paul Hudson to cut costs. FILE PHOTO: Paul Hudson, Chief Executive Officer of…
bubmag
June 25, 2020