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Aliph Announces Project to Restore Assyrian Monastery in Iraq

Photo of St. Behnam Assyrian Monastery, in north Iraq, being destroyed by ISIS.Aliph, a Geneva-based global fund to protect cultural heritage in war zones, spearheaded by France and the United Arab Emirates and chaired by the American billionaire Thomas Kaplan, has revealed its first projects.
Tags: News, France, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Geneva, Thomas Kaplan, ALIPH, St Behnam Assyrian Monastery, ISIS Aliph


Hermes: Where the luxury giant is an industry outsider

France's luxury retailer Hermes is trying to become a big player in Switzerland's exclusive watch industry.
Tags: Business, France, Switzerland, Hermès


Palantir Posted Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales, Executive Says

The disclosure is unusual for the secretive, privately held company, as it prepares for a possible initial public offering. Fabrice Bregier, the president of Palantir’s France business, provided the revenue figure during a Wednesday interview with French business media station BFM. A spokeswoman for Palantir declined to comment.
Tags: Science, France, Palantir, Fabrice Brégier


Henry, Vieira reunion ends in stalemate on Cote d’Azur

Paris (AFP) – It was honours even between Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira as the old France and Arsenal teammates clashed for the first time as coaches on Wednesday in a controversy-laden 1-1 draw between Monaco and Nice. The presence of the two greats in the respective dugouts made an international event out of what is usually little more than a hotly contested local derby on the Cote d’Azur. It was a spicy encounter, with Allan Saint-Maximin putting Nice ahead before youngster Benoit Badiash...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Marseille, Paris, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Nice, Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Afp, Henry


France wants Renault to replace its jailed CEO Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn's days as chief executive and chairman of Renault are numbered after he lost the support of the carmaker's biggest shareholder, the French government.
Tags: France, Cnn, Renault, Carlos Ghosn


Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Discovered in Europe

Tennis players are being questioned by police in France on suspicion of fixing matches for Grigor Sargsyan, 28-year-old known as the Maestro. Sargsyan is being held in a Belgian jail.
Tags: Europe, News, France, Sports, Sargsyan, Grigor Sargsyan


British PM May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on an opposition motion seeking to topple her government and trigger a general election. Now it’s back to Brexit, where May is caught between the rock of her ow...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, France, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Theresa May, Labour


Dakar’s Museum of Black Civilization Renews Debates Over Cultural Repatriation

The opening of Dakar’s Museum of Black Civilizations has sparked renewed debate over the restitution of African artifacts and treasures to their native countries, as a new show features a range of works on loan from European Museums. “We cannot go to France and take them by force as they did in the days when they took […]
Tags: Art, News, France, Minipost, Dakar, Go See, European Museums, Museum Of Black Civilizations, Museum of Black Civilization Renews Debates


Korloff Mémoire Collection: A Haute Perfumerie Line by Korloff

Korloff Paris, a jewelry house based in France, presents their new line, which we had the chance to preview in October at TFWA 2018, the world exhibition held in Cannes. The Korloff Mémoire collection consists of four new fragrances made of the finest materials which has resulted in a whole new step for the Korloff brand. The Memoire Collection is a Haute Perfumerie line made of "singu... Read full article: Korloff Mémoire Collection: A Haute Perfumerie Line by Korloff from Fragrantica Perfume...
Tags: Fashion, France, Cannes, Korloff, Korloff Paris, Memoire Collection


What’s new in France for 2019

New ticketing systems, apps, bus restaurants and more: French tourism has some shiny new updates for 2019. Here’s how to make the most of them.
Tags: Travel, News, France, Life


As Senegal Opens New Museum Of Black Civilizations, It Wants France To Return Objects Taken During Colonial Period

“The scale of artifacts in question is staggering. Up to 95 percent of Africa’s cultural heritage is held outside Africa by major museums. France alone holds 90,000 sub-Saharan African objects in its museums.” — The New York Times
Tags: Art, France, Africa, Senegal, Visual, 01.15.19


France condemns failed Iran satellite launch, urges halt to ballistics tests

France on Wednesday condemned a failed Iranian satellite launch that it said used technology applicable to long-range missiles and urged Tehran to stop all ballistic tests which are not in line with U.N. resolutions. It was the latest in a string of French comments expressing irritation at Iran's ongoing ballistic missile program despite attempts over the last two years by France and other European powers to open talks on the subject with Iranian authorities. "The Iranian ballistic program is ...
Tags: Science, France, Iran, Tehran, France Foreign Ministry, Agnes von der Muhll


Monaco frustrated as Wenger boys draw in Ligue 1

AS Monaco Nice 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats By Julien PretotPARIS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Thierry Henry's Monaco stretched their winless run in Ligue 1 to four games as they drew 1-1 with Patrick Vieira's Nice on Wednesday as the t...
Tags: France, Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Monaco, Nice, Patrick Vieira, French Ligue 1, AS Monaco, Dec, Henry, Ligue


Thierry Henry's Monaco draws Patrick Vieira's Nice in clash of ex-teammates

AS Monaco Nice 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Neither Thierry Henry nor his former France and Arsenal teammate Patrick Vieira left with bragging rights in their first managerial clash in Ligue 1. Monaco coach Thierry and ...
Tags: France, Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Monaco, Nice, Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, French Ligue 1, AS Monaco, Dec, Henry, Ligue


UPDATE 1-Soccer-Monaco frustrated as Wenger boys draw in Ligue 1

AS Monaco Nice 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Neither Thierry Henry nor his former France and Arsenal teammate Patrick Vieira left with bragging rights in their first managerial clash in Ligue 1. Monaco coach Thierry and ...
Tags: France, Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Monaco, Nice, Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, French Ligue 1, AS Monaco, Henry, Ligue


Nomibis: A Vintage Shop in Reims, France, Shoppable on Instagram

A flea market in France you can shop on Instagram? Julie recently spotted Nomibis, run by Fabienne Nominé and companion Pascal Bisson, who first opened a shop in the city of Reims, France (once the site of the coronations of the French kings), but ten years later discovered that they could sell things more artfully and more quickly on Instagram. Now they use their own Reims home to style their found “antiques and eccentricities,” then post them on their Instagram feed (@nomibis) and on their web...
Tags: Books, Instagram, France, Maine, French, Bay Area, Julie, Antiques & Vintage, Shopper's Diary, Design Travel, Reims France, French Style, Marston House, Elsie Green, Vinalhaven, Nomibis


France: Cigref Publishes New Report On Cybersecurity - Jones Day

In October, the French Association Cigref, a large network of companies and public administration entities, published its latest report on cybersecurity (source document in French).
Tags: News, France, French Association Cigref


The brain stays attentive to its environment while we're sleeping

Researchers at France's ENS Paris1 and CNRS, in collaboration with Monash University in Australia, have discovered that the brain is capable of tracking sounds in its environment and favoring the most relevant sounds while we are asleep. The study, published in Nature Human Behaviour, reveals that the brain has the ability to process and filter sounds while we are sleeping.
Tags: Science, Australia, France, CNRS, Monash University


France: CNIL Publishes Initial Guidance On Blockchain And GDPR - Herzog Fox & Neeman

The CNIL states that the GDPR applies to the use of blockchain in any instance where personal data is handled.
Tags: News, France, Cnil, NEEMAN, Herzog Fox, CNIL Publishes Initial Guidance On Blockchain


France: Basics For Sharing Direct Marketing Databases With Business Partners In The EU - Foley Hoag LLP

Many companies share personal information they gather directly from individuals with "business partners" who use the information for their own direct marketing purposes.
Tags: News, France, EU Foley Hoag LLP


Mikaela Shiffrin Wins World Cup Giant Slalom in Kronplatz

After finishing fifth in 2017 and failing to complete the first run in 2018 at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Kronplatz (ITA), American Mikaela Shiffrin proved that the third time was the charm on Tuesday as she claimed a decisive 1.21-second victory over Tessa Worley of France. It was Shiffrin's first win at the Italian resort, and she was thoroughly pleased to have finally mastered the demanding Erta slope.Tessa Worley gave the closest challenge in order to collect her third podium in the past thr...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Fis, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski Italy, Worley, Shiffrin, Federica Brignone, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom, Audi FIS, Tessa Worley, Marta Bassino, Kronplatz


Doctolib details how telemedicine appointments work

French startup Doctolib announced back in September that it would open up telemedicine appointments on its platform in 2019. The company is taking advantage of recent legal changes that finally make telemedicine legal in France. Doctolib is a marketplace matching patients with health practitioners — 70,000 practitioners and 1,400 medical institutions use it in France and Germany. Each health professional pays €109 per month to access the service ($124). By replacing your calendar with Doctoli...
Tags: Startups, Europe, France, Germany, Tech, France Newsletter, Doctolib, France Doctolib


France: CNIL Issues Guidance On DPIAs - Jones Day

On November 6, the CNIL provided further guidance on conducting DPIAs (source document in French).
Tags: News, France, Cnil


France: CNIL Issues Guidance On Measuring And Aggregating Audience Data - Jones Day

On October 17, the CNIL provided guidance on using devices to measure audiences and track attendance
Tags: News, France, Cnil


France: CNIL Adopts New Guidelines Regarding DPIAs - Jones Day

On October 11, the CNIL adopted new guidelines on conducting DPIAs under the GDPR (source document in French).
Tags: News, France, Cnil


France: CNIL Issues Decision On Data Processing That Requires DPIA - Jones Day

On October 11, the CNIL issued Decision No. 2018-327 adopting a list of several types of data processing operations
Tags: News, France, Cnil


France: CNIL Reports On Effective Implementation Of GDPR In France And Europe - Jones Day

On September 25, the French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") published an article reporting progress on GDPR implementation (source document in French).
Tags: News, France, French Data Protection Authority CNIL


France: Le rendez-vous manqué entre la CJUE et le compte de paiement - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Paris counsel Pierre Storrer authored an article titled "Missed Opportunity Between the ECJ and the Payment Account"
Tags: News, France, Paris, Ecj, Frankel LLP, Kramer Levin Naftalis, Pierre Storrer


Monaco 1-1 Nice: Draw in 1st Henry-Vieira face-off

Neither Thierry Henry nor his former France and Arsenal teammate Patrick Vieira left with bragging rights in their first managerial clash in Ligue 1.
Tags: Media, Highlights, France, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Arsenal, Monaco, Nice, Thierry Henry, Latest, Patrick Vieira, French Ligue 1, AS Monaco, Ligue, Henry Vieira


France seeks Renault board meeting to replace Ghosn - sources

The French government is moving to dismiss Renault's scandal-hit Chairman and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn and has requested a board meeting to consider candidates to replace him, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Tags: Money, France, businessNews, Renault, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn