Kelly Thomas for in Paris

Energy 25-02-2014

French mining sector to become public again

The French minister for industry, Arnaud Montebourg, has announced the creation of a national company of mines aimed at securing the supply of raw materials and exporting French know-how abroad, EURACTIV France reports.

French ex-minister backs calls for European public prosecutor

After the European Parliament adopted the EU Commission’s proposal to put in place a European public prosecutor (11 February), former French Justice Minister Robert Badinter gave his support for the idea at a hearing in the French parliament.