The French economy will return to its pre-COVID 19 levels of economic activity by the first half of 2022, said the French finance minister, who also reaffirmed his target of 5% economic growth for France in 2021.
Alber Elbaz, the renowned fashion designer credited with giving classic tailoring a more playful edge, was buried in Israel on Wednesday following his weekend death in Paris aged 59 after a battle with Covid-19.
U.S. tech giants Amazon and Apple have not signed up to a new French initiative to get global tech companies to publicly commit to principles including paying their fair share of taxes, government officials said.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe.
France’s newly-appointed environment minister said on Thursday she would push to pause the development of warehouses used by online businesses such as Amazon, in a possible setback for the e-commerce giant.
The house of Saint Laurent announced Monday morning that it will quit the official Paris runway season in September in a shock decision, and revealed that it is planning its own schedule at least for 2020.