News about France , including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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Business activity in the 18 nations that use the common currency expanded in April at its fastest rate in nearly three years, according to a private sector survey.
The British photographer’s hyper-real images of visitors to the French capital stand in striking contrast to the familiar, romanticized notion of tourists in Paris.
Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: in 1889, a fight breaks out at a fair in Vincennes; British Foreign Secretary talks about the similarities between British and U.S. citizens in 1964.
The junk bond offering by Numericable, the French cable unit of Altice, is the largest in history and will help finance the acquisition of Vivendi’s mobile unit, SFR.
The slipping economic advantages of the American middle class.
The winner of this year’s 2014 Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award honors Chris Hondros for his sense of compassion and respect for his subjects.
For workers at a French shipyard building two Russian military ships, what matters above all are the jobs, not the politics of the Ukraine standoff.
Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: American painter Henry Mosler’s works to be exhibited in Paris in 1889; the French government will need 17 billion francs to pay rearmament bill in 1939.
In the newly translated memoir “Poilu,” a Frenchman offers acidic observations on trench warfare while serving on the Western Front.
The credit ratings of English universities risk being damaged by a slowdown in their enrollment of full-time students from outside the European Union.
After 10 months in captivity in Syria, the French journalists were released on the Turkish-Syrian border on Friday.
Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: in 1914 Britain’s King George V and Queen Mary visit France in their first official visit since the coronation; in 1964 a massive power failure in London cancels the launch of the BBC 2 television channel.
During the Holy Week in Paris in 1914, streams of Parisians left the city for the Easter vacation, while tourists arrived to explore the capital.
Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: A royal pet passes away in 1914; a spy is executed in Nancy in 1939.
Under an agreement with a French regulator, the company will to make it easier for rivals to produce single-serving capsules for Nespresso machines.
An interview with Rolling Stone resulted in a charge against Bob Dylan that has now been dropped.
Elior, one of Europe’s largest catering companies, is said to be considering raising up to 750 million euros, or slightly more than $1 billion, in an initial public offering.
A panel of experts hired by the Qatar government says pictures of mutilated, skeletal corpses are direct evidence of killings of detainees.
The mezzo-soprano’s strengths as an actress are especially vivid in the role of Desdemona.
The official date has yet to be determined by the Culture Ministry.