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France has launched a tendering procedure for a commercial floating offshore wind project off the south of Brittany with a capacity of up to 270 MW. Interested parties have until 1 July, 12 AM local time, to express their interest in participating in the competitive dialogue procedure and submit their applications, Commission de régulation de …

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aventus Network and FanDragon Technologies today announced the launch of TixTo.Me in partnership with the French office of the worldwide entertainment leader, Live Nation SAS (France). This new digital entertainment wallet is designed to create opportunities for Live Nation clients to engage, communicate with, and reward fans before, during and after their events. Using …

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China has the world’s greenest central bank, followed by Brazil, both beating richer countries thanks to concrete steps such as lower interest rates on loans for pollution-fighting projects, an activist group said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask walks past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the …

PARIS (Reuters) – Negotiations between Paris and Brussels over an overhaul of state-controlled power group EDF are entering a final stage, with an outcome expected by the end of March, two union sources and a third person familiar with the discussions said. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Electricite de France (EDF) is seen in …

Issued on: 24/02/2021 – 12:35Modified: 24/02/2021 – 12:39 France is coming to terms with the fact that sexual assault and rape cases are often known about but ignored. The situation at the prestigious Sciences Po university has been under the spotlight after one of its top professors was accused of abusing his stepson. The school’s director then resigned …

In a recent speech on Islamist extremism, Emmanuel Macron described France as “a country with a colonial past and traumas it still hasn’t resolved, with facts that underpin our collective psyche. The Algerian war is part of this.” Mr Macron has made similar remarks throughout his presidency. An estimated five million French residents have links …

A three-day rave held in an abandoned hangar in the north of France ended Saturday morning after police arrived to disperse revelers. The illegal party — held in Lieuron in Brittany — began on December 31 and extended into the new year, according to Le Monde. A video taken of the event shows young partygoers …

Issued on: 02/01/2021 – 08:02 Some 2,500 partygoers attended an illegal New Year’s Eve rave in northwestern France, violently clashing with police who failed to stop it and sparking concern the underground event could spread the coronavirus, authorities said Friday. The revellers had set up the illegal rave in Lieuron, south of Rennes in Brittany, …

DOVER, England (AP) — Truckers and travelers stuck in a days-long gridlock at the English port of Dover started heading to France on Thursday after the country partially reopened its borders with Britain following international concern over a rapidly spreading new coronavirus variant. However, thousands of stranded truck drivers still awaited their turns to cross …

(Reuters) – Breakdancing cleared its final hurdle to feature in the Paris 2024 Games on Monday, bringing the wholly original, electric art form to sport’s biggest stage. Considered one of the pillars of hip-hop culture, breaking, as participants prefer to call it, originated in New York in the 1970s and has spread globally, enjoying enormous …