Bruno Le Maire

Cryptocurrencies Are in Free Fall, but Is It All Bad?

Advertisement<p>Cryptocurrencies are in free fall, sparing only a handful of coins. But is it all bad? Or can some good come from this flash crash of …

Vitalik Buterin

Lactalis' contaminated baby food, a global scandal?

French firm Lactalis is recalling 12 million baby food items globally following a major scandal. There are growing fears that more infants could get …

World News

Why your bitcoin just lost half its value – VICE News

The price of cryptocurrencies continued to plunge Wednesday amid a major market correction following unprecedented gains in recent months.<p>Bitcoin, the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency, fell to almost $10,000 Wednesday morning, marking a 50 percent drop from its record high of $20,000 last month.<p>…

Cryptocurrency

Why Bitcoin, Ethereum and Almost Every Major Cryptocurrency is Crashing

The drop comes after a number of new regulations.<p>Filed Under Bitcoin & Ripple<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by …

Cryptocurrency

France Appoints 'Mission Leader' to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

The hostility against Bitcoin in the European Union is growing day by day, and France is a step ahead of many countries. On Monday, the Minister of …

Bitcoin

Why Ripple Has Lost 24% Cryptocurrency Value in 24 Hours

It points to a wider selloff at play.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Wednesday marked a second consecutive …

Cryptocurrency

Is Bitcoin A 'Busted Flush' As Price Falls 20% Below $10k?

(Image: Shutterstock).<p>It might be premature to talk about Bitcoin being a busted flush – that is anything that ends up worthless despite great potential. But after riding the crest of a wave last year, traders in the digital currency might be scratching their heads as to how it has fallen to lows …

Cryptocurrency

Germany demands clarity on risk reduction for banking union

© Reuters. Books written by German Finance Minister Schaeuble sit in a bookcase during Reuters Euro Zone Summit interview at the finance ministry in …

Economy

Shutdown looms

<b>SHUTDOWN LOOMS</b> — Welcome back! The government runs out of money at midnight on Friday unless Congress can agree on either or a short or long-term spending deal. The long weekend didn’t get us any closer with President Donald Trump continuing to deny the “shithole” remark attributed to him at a DACA …

Economy

Merkel in Paris on Friday to discuss Europe's future with Macron - Elysee

PARIS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Paris on Friday for a working meeting with President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the future of Europe, the French leader’s office said.<p>France wants to inject new momentum into the two countries’ European Union reform efforts, which …

Angela Merkel

Economists call for overhaul of euro zone, creation of joint "safe assets"

BERLIN (Reuters) - Leading economists from France and Germany on Wednesday weighed into the politically heated debate about making the euro zone more resilient against future crises by calling for new fiscal rules and the creation of a virtual euro area "safe asset".<p>The proposals are meant to …

Greece

France's Newly-Appointed 'Monsieur Bitcoin' Is a Notable Cryptocurrency Skeptic

Governments around the world are trying to get a handle on the cryptocurrency phenomenon, and now France has appointed what <i>Les Echos</i> called a …

Cryptocurrency

France Creates $13 Billion Disruptive Innovation Fund, Hopes To Become The Next Startup Republic

France is gaining momemtum in its quest to become the next great producer of technology startups.<p>Last year, it outstripped the UK in the overall number of technology startup investment deals for the first time in five years.<p>Although the total amount of money invested in the UK’s tech sector was …

Air France

France Creates Working Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation

The French minister of the economy, Bruno Le Maire, has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations.<p>In a speech …

Bitcoin

France declares war on the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple – could tough new stance lead to a ban?

The French finance minister has called for tough new regulations on cryptocurrencies to stop them being used to dodge tax or finance terrorism and …

Bitcoin

France's Le Maire Sees New Global Economic Order in Five Years

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a new global economic order will emerge over the next five years, and both France and the euro area must …

Economy

French families plan to sue retailers over baby milk recall

Author: REUTERSTue, 2018-01-16 03:00ID: 1516048676983918000PARIS: Some French families are planning to take legal action against supermarket chains …

Airbus warns A380 program at risk as orders dry up

Airbus said Monday that it might have to end production of the double-decker A380 superjumbo jet, having booked no new orders for the plane in 2 …

Aviation

EU Cappuccino Index — Micro plastic strategy — Another Romanian PM out

<b>**We’re delighted to announce the return of POLITICO’s Davos Playbook</b> from January 22-26. Davos Playbook is the touchstone each morning for …

Brexit

France may protect citizens' liberté with ban on foreigners buying local big data firms

France is considering regulating foreign takeovers of businesses in the data protection and artificial intelligence sectors, minister for the economy …

Emmanuel Macron

Salmonella Baby Formula Recall Update Extends To 83 Countries — Here's What You Need To Know

After a plant was initially closed for Salmonella contamination in December, the French government has ordered the largest dairy producer in the …

France

Euro zone must make first reforms by 2019: French minister

© Reuters. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a news conference after a meeting about Lactalis baby milk contamination scandal at the …

World Economy

French Finance Minister Sees 2018 Growth Above Forecast

PARIS – French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Monday that the country's economy will likely outperform the government's expectations.<p>After growth in gross domestic product of near 2% in 2017--a first since 2011--Mr. Le Maire said in a speech at the finance ministry that France "should do …

Economy

Lactalis to pay damages over salmonella contamination

The president of French dairy group Lactalis, which is at the centre of a salmonella infection scandal, has broken his silence following a third …

Emmanuel Macron

French growth to top forecasts this year: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - French gross domestic product growth will probably exceed the government's forecast of 1.7 percent for this year, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, and he set up a new innovation fund to boost future growth.<p>"Growth is solid, it probably reached 2 percent in 2017 for …

Business

Young Emmanuel Macron wrote racy novel inspired by wife, claims new book

The French president’s early literary attempt inspired by romance with his teacher, later to become his wife, a new Brigitte Macron biography claims<p>A new biography of the French first lady, Brigitte Macron, says her husband penned a racy novel inspired by their early romance – when he was still a …

Emmanuel Macron

Embattled French dairy chief breaks silence over salmonella scare

The chief executive of France’s Lactalis group on Sunday vowed compensation for victims of salmonella-tainted baby milk as he revealed that recalls …

83 countries affected by Lactalis tainted baby milk

The CEO of French dairy group Lactalis, at the heart of a salmonella scandal, has told French media that 83 countries have been affected and 12 …

France

Fresh claims around Emmanuel Macron's erotic novel set tongues wagging in France

It's no secret that Macron has literary aspirations. But it might come as a shock that they may have once included erotic fiction.<p>According to a …

France

24matins.uk

World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

Francois Hollande