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FirstFT: British energy groups ask for help from the state to overcome the gas crisis

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Forget the “cession”: women will redefine the labor market

Employment updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about job news. Are we moving towards the feminization of work? And could this lead to a more balanced workplace and economy? I think the answer to both of these questions is yes. The idea seems antithetical to the “she-cession,” in […]

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France, Russia Consider Talks To End Champagne Dispute

PARIS (Reuters) – France and Russia have agreed to negotiate to resolve a dispute over a new Russian law that requires French champagne makers to label their bottles as sparkling wine, the French agriculture ministry said on Saturday. Since July, all foreign suppliers to Russia must use the words “sparkling wine” on the back of […]

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France will work with India to promote a “truly multilateral” order | European news

Foreign ministers of two countries agree to deepen the strategic partnership as they discuss developments in the Indo-Pacific and Afghanistan. The French foreign minister has agreed with his Indian counterpart to work on a program aimed at promoting “a genuine multilateral international order”, the French foreign ministry said. Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar also […]

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Longest-serving Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies at 84

ALGIERS – Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who joined his country’s struggle against French colonial rule in the 1950s, became Minister of Foreign Affairs at the age of 26, went into exile for corruption and then returned to help get the country out of the civil war, died, state television reported on Friday. He was 84 years old. […]

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France reminds its ambassadors to the United States and Australia of the nuclear submarine deal

PARIS – France said Friday evening it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the United States and Australia after Australia abandoned a large purchase of French conventional submarines in favor of nuclear submarines built with American technology. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a written statement that the French decision, at the request of […]

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France rages against AUKUS Submarine Snub

Here is today’s one Foreign police brief: France rages at the new undersea pact, Russia begins the legislative elections, and JapanThe battle for the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party begins. If you would like to receive Morning Brief in your inbox every day of the week, please sign up here. Starting today, FP will […]

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World Thursday

The last: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he would have to spend “a few days” in isolation after dozens of people around him fell ill with COVID-19, TASS news agency reported. Putin was speaking via video link at a Russian-led security bloc summit in Tajikistan which he initially planned to attend in person. […]

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A week for travel industry news

This article is an on-site version of The WeekAhead newsletter. here Send the newsletter directly to your inbox every Sunday Welcome during the week (back). I am grateful that I was able to take a week of annual leave because I had restrictions on leaving home this year. The question for people working in the […]

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Wave of “events of turmoil” like Afghanistan could become a drag on global growth (IMF)

The surge in COVID-19 infections, combined with mass uprisings around the world, is destabilizing the world order – and new research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests that collective dynamics are likely to hamper a fragile recovery. A working paper published by IMF researchers Luca Antonio Ricci, Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov, and Samuel Pienknagura, PhD, recently […]