Diplomats in Paris were beaming when the world’s most populous country announced plans to start cutting its net CO2 emissions "around 2030". But environmentalists were less optimistic, saying the commitment is much too vague. EurActiv France reports .
Opposition to investor protection measures in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, signed by Canada and the European Union in 2013, have put the deal’s future in doubt. EurActiv France reports .
French doctors prescribe more patented statins than their European counterparts. The country’s health service spends €1.2 billion on statins every year, double the budget of some European countries. EurActiv France reports .
With or without an agreement, the economic crisis in Greece is far from over, and as it plays out it, will have political and economic ramifications across Europe writes Stratfor , the Texas-based global intelligence company.
France and Italy will do whatever it takes to support Greece. But the patience of other eurozone countries is wearing thin, even if the political and financial cost of Grexit would be far greater than another postponement the country's debt repayments. EurActiv France reports .
The French Council of State has questioned the constitutionality of the country’s ban on Bisphenol A in food packaging, following a request from the plastics industry. The chemical was outlawed in January this year. EurActiv France reports .
Russian government assets in France and Belgium including bank accounts have been frozen in a row over compensation for shareholders of defunct oil giant Yukos, officials and a claimant representative said yesterday (18 June).
As Italy’s immigration crisis intensifies , leading to a diplomatic stand-off between Rome and France, the two countries' center-left premiers highlights the immigration dilemma of the Left, writes Alessio Postiglione.
Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an ever-evolving threat to airlines, with experts constantly testing for new vulnerabilities - including the fear that drones could be used to throw a plane off course.
SPECIAL REPORT / European researchers foresee a time when people could travel across the globe in the equivalent’s of today’s hybrid cars – an airplane that uses fossil fuel when a burst of energy is needed, then switches to stored electricity while cruising to a landing.
SPECIAL REPORT / Building aircraft propulsion systems involves a balancing act between reducing fuel use and addressing noise and air pollution, a leading engine executive tells EurActiv at the Paris Air Show.
Meeting in Luxembourg yesterday (16 June), EU interior ministers rejected a plan by the European Commission to distribute 40,000 immigrants from Italy and Greece to the other member countries, according to quotas proposed by the EU executive.
The fraudulent posting of workers has become an urgent problem for the EU. France has laid out new measures in the Macron bill to clamp down on its 300,000 illegally posted workers. La Tribune reports .
Marking the 30 th anniversary of the border-free Schengen agreement on 13 June, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned against taking advantage of the surge of immigrants from the Mediterranean to dismantle what he said was one of the greatest achievements in EU integration.