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EU to pay France €1 billion rebate

France is set to receive a rebate of one billion euros from the European Union thanks to changes in the way the EU calculates gross national income. Other countries have come off much less favourably, with the UK required to pay out 2.1 billion euros. Read more …

France, champion of the wine producing world

France is set to regain its place on the throne in the world of wine. A bumper harvest is anticipated this year, putting it ahead of last year's top producer, Italy.Read more …

Nice denied state financial help for storm damage

The French State has made the decision to exclude the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis from receiving financial compensation for damages sustained during severe storms that hit at the beginning of this year. Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi says is frustrated by the outcome.Read more …