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Apple tax evaders
Euro & Finance 04-07-2014

Common EU tax system should start with the banking sector, French advisors say

Paris has long backed the idea of an across-the-board harmonisation of EU member states' tax systems. According to French government advisors, this must begin by a common tax base for the European banking sector, EURACTIV France reports.
Navi Pillay
EU Elections 2014 11-06-2014

Navi Pillay warns against mounting racism in Europe

The United Nations has reacted to the success of the far-right in the European elections during a session in Geneva on 10 June. EURACTIV France reports.
Jérôme Lavrilleux
EU Elections 2014 28-05-2014

New French MEP under fire for role in “Bygmalion affair”

Revelations of fraud from Jérôme Lavrilleux, Nicolas Sarkozy's former campaigner turned MEP, have sparked controversy within the UMP. The future of the newly elected legislator is now uncertain. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2014 25-05-2014

As predicted, far-right leads with 25% of French vote

According to initial estimates, Marine Le Pen's National Front has won the European elections in France, with 25% of votes, or around 23 seats. EURACTIV France reports.
Voting in the EU elections. [Steve Woods/Shutterstock].
EU Elections 2014 25-05-2014

Voter participation higher than expected in France, Germany

Despite the expected record low turnout for the European elections and the chronic disinterest for the EU, participation rates in some of the larger EU countries, such as France and Germany, are actually higher than in 2009.
Schengen France

Auditors slam EU’s Schengen info system

The European Court of Auditors has criticised financial setbacks and delays of the new Schengen Information System, a border control software that has cost eight times more than its initial budget. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Elections 2014 25-04-2014

French candidates clash over Europe’s future

Candidates for France's northwest constituency - from the Greens to the National Front- debated their programmes earlier this month in the northern city of Arras, offering clashing visions of French politics and society one month ahead of the European elections. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 18-04-2014

Think tank: France will return to growth

An independent research institute predicts a bright future for the French economy, but it may take years to benefit employment levels, EURACTIV France reports.
Supporters paste a poster of Marine Le Pen, France's National Front leader, on a wall before a political rally for local elections in Frejus March 18, 2014. [Reuters]
EU Elections 2014 16-04-2014

Second poll puts French far-right in the lead for EU elections

The far-right remains in the lead to win the European elections in France, according to a recent opinion poll, the second in the past six months that puts Marine Le Pen's party in pole position. EURACTIV France reports.