European Leaders Struggle to Hold Together Greek Bailout Deal

bjbjLULU RAY SUAREZ: The prime minister of Greece, George Papandreou, flew to France late today to explain his sudden call for a referendum on a new European bailout for his country. The leaders of France and Germany, Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel, awaited answers, at Cannes, on the French Riviera. We have two reports from […]

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EU crisis: Brussels demands France and Italy get public debt under control – News 247

 The European Commission said Paris and Rome had failed to address their mountains of debt despite the good economic conditions France, Italy, Spain and Belgium are “not expected” to meet the EU’s debt reduction targets, according to Valdis Dombrovskis, the commissioner responsible for the Eurozone He said: “In 2020, they plan either no meaningful fiscal […]

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2016 Sonia Galletti Lecture: “When the United States Spoke French”

[SPEAKING FRENCH] Ladies and gentlemen, I am Sylvia Brown, the great great granddaughter of John Carter Brown, and a member of the board of this library. And I’m thrilled that our director is not only bilingual, but has a great love for things French. And of course I’m very excited by the theme of our […]

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How to Deal With Licence Agreements in Insolvency Proceedings

How do we protect the licensee in Germany? A special legal regulation does not – yet – exist. According to established case law, the Federal Court classifies licence agreements as permanent use contracts. This means that section 103 of the German Insolvency Code (Insolvenzordnung) applies. According to this provision, the insolvency administrator has a right […]

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The Con Man Who Sold The Eiffel Tower For Scrap – The Vault

[MUSIC] Uh, the Eiffel Tower. Sacrebleu! Paris’s iconic monument, beloved by Parisians and tourists alike. [MUSIC] It stood for over a century and is known around the world as a triumph of art and architecture, and it’s always been this way since its inception, right? [MUSIC] Wrong. In fact, the Eiffel Tower was never supposed […]

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Top 10 Countries Where Women Should Go Husband Hunting — TopTenzNet

Top 10 Countries Where Ladies Should Go Husband Hunting 10. France France is inextricably linked with romance, and its population was ranked the ninth most attractive in the world in a poll performed by Telegraph magazine. It tied with Great Britain for #5 in rate of domestic abuse among members of the European Union. However, […]

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