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The French economy ended 2021 on a high note, beating expectations with growth of 0.7% in the last three months of the year and helping the country achieve its fastest expansion in 52 years. The national statistics office said average growth in 2021 was 7%, its fastest rate since the …

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Rémy Cointreau sees drinkers’ taste for premium cognac generating profits

The logo of Remy Cointreau SA is pictured at its headquarters in Paris, France, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Q3 cognac sales up 19.4% lfl vs 15.1% estimate Maintains forecasts of “very strong growth” in organic profit for the year Calls …

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Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi will unveil their 2030 EV plan this week

As established automakers face pressure from new competitors and an expected shift in demand towards electric vehicles, the Franco-Japanese alliance is looking to deepen cooperation. The three are expected to announce on Thursday a plan to invest more than 20 billion euros ($23 billion) over the next five years in …

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Tom O’ Flaherty celebrated his first professional hat-trick with ‘a few pints and a pool at the pub’

It was the first hat-trick of Tom O’Flaherty’s professional career, so when he finished spinning the rings around Glasgow last weekend, the Exeter wing didn’t think to take home a memory. “Oddly enough, Jonny Gray asked me this week if I had kept the ball,” he said. “But I didn’t …

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A group of tenants calls for vigilance in the face of rent increases in Quebec in 2022

A group suggests that tenants carefully examine their notice of rent increase and refuse any increase deemed excessive, Wednesday, shortly after the Administrative Tribunal of Quebec unveiled its average increase estimate. The Regroupement des Comités Logement et Associations de Tenants du Québec notes in a press release that the rates …

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Chip crisis pushes European car sales to new low – EURACTIV.com

EU car sales fell to a new low last year as the auto sector was hampered by the Covid pandemic and a shortage of computer chips, industry figures showed on Tuesday (January 18th). New passenger car registrations in the EU fell 2.4% in 2021, to 9.7 million vehicles, the worst …

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Lacoste takes on M&S in crocodile brand spitting lawsuit

FIRST caterpillars, now crocodiles – Marks & Spencer (M&S) Group Plc is embroiled in another trademark battle over the shape of a creature. Lacoste has sued the UK retailer for infringing on its famous crocodile logo by using similar images on dungarees, duvet covers and even a children’s bucket hat. …

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Malnutrition can shorten life expectancy for people with heart failure

Compared to 3 classifications of nutritional status – normal, obese and obese-malnourished – malnutrition in people with heart failure was found to have a significant negative effect on overall life expectancy, according to results from a new study in France. Moreover, patients with chronic heart failure classified as both malnourished …

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Half of French primary schools should close because of teachers’ strike | France

France faces one of its biggest education strikes in decades on Thursday, as around 75% of teachers are set to step down, forcing the closure of half of the country’s primary schools in protest against management by the government of Covid-19 measures in the education sector. President Emmanuel Macron this …

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Fugitive middleman Sanjay Bhandari sues French company for rupee 92 crore “commission” under 2011 IAF deal

New Delhi: Fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari sued French company Thales for more than 11 million euros (Rs 92 crore) as “commissions” which he says are owed to him under a defense agreement signed in India a decade ago, according to a report released in UK on Monday. Bhandari, who …

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