France sets minimum delivery fee for online book sales to help independent stores compete

French lawmakers voted to impose a minimum delivery fee of 3 euros ($2.93) for online book orders of less than 35 euros to level the playing field for independent bookstores struggling to compete against e-commerce giants. A 2014 law already prohibits free book deliveries, but local book stores typically charge up to 7 euros for shipping a book.
#Reuters #French #France #News #Entertainment #Books

6 days ago

Kriti Sanon says ‘Bonjour’ as she shares PICS from her Paris vacay ft Eiffel Tower and Disneyland

The Heropanti actress has been sharing pictures and videos of the places she has been exploring ever since. On monday, she shared a carousel of pictures on her Instagram, captioning it “Bonjour (French for hello)”.
#KritiSanon #PINKVILLA #French #Paris #ArtsEntertainment #Movies #News

1 weeks ago

Iconic French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard dead at 91

Jean-Luc Godard, 91, was the ingenious "enfant terrible" of the French New Wave. He was one of the world's most vital and provocative directors.
#JeanLucGodard #HindustanTimes #FrenchNewWave #French #News #Entertainment #Movies

2 weeks ago

Jean-Luc Godard death: French New Wave director dies aged 91

The revered filmmaker regarded as a giant of the French New Wave movement has died at the age of 91. He was known for directing a run of radical, medium-changing films throughout the 1960s, including Breathless.
#JeanLucGodard #TheIndependent #FrenchNewWave #Breathless #News #Entertainment #Movies

2 weeks ago

A French power distributor is reportedly facing a $60 million trading error after overselling large amounts of electricity

ES Electricite de Strasbourg said its unit oversold large quantities of electricity via errors on two separate days. The error triggered an emergency power alert to two other countries.
#ESElectricitedeStrasbourg #French #News #Business #Economy

2 weeks ago

Will Champions League fixtures go ahead this week? Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City and Tottenham all in European action despite Premier League fixture postponements but Arsenal in doubt

The premier league announced on Friday that all domestic fixtures would be postponed last weekend with the nation in mourning following the loss of Queen Elizabeth II. UEFA set a deadline of December 31 to replay the game but were unable to agree a date with the French club leading to a COVID-19 outbreak.
#Elizabeth #UEFA #French #ChampionsLeague #News #Sports #Football

2 weeks ago

Not Ronaldo! Martial snubs CR7 as French forward names best player at Man Utd

Martial has snubbed Ronaldo while naming his former teammate as the best player he has ever teamed up with at old trafford. The former england striker is embracing the twilight phase of his iconic club career at Manchester United.
#Ronaldo #HindustanTimes #French #rafford #News #Sports #Football

2 weeks ago

Brad Pitt sued by Angelina Jolie's former company in a USD 250 million lawsuit over French winery

The lawsuit claims that a gang of cronies launched a campaign to seize control of the French winery that the duo had bought together. The former couple bought the 1,300-acre estate in the south of France in 2008 and jointly invested tens of millions of dollars to improve it.
#French #France #News #ArtsEntertainment #CelebritiesEntertainmentNews

3 weeks ago

French TV historian François Durpaire under investigation over rape allegation

François Durpaire, 51, a specialist on the us, is reported to have had a brief relationship with the woman in 2011. The alleged victim told police she had visited his apartment in may that year after they had split to talk about why the affair had ended. He has described the allegations as “unfounded” and will give his explanation.
#FrançoisDurpaire #TheGuardian #French #France #News #Entertainment #Tv

3 weeks ago

Galtier Hasn't Made 'Mistakes' Managing PSG Stars, Pundit Says

Paris Saint-Germain manager Christophe Galtier has five wins and one draw in six matches. The French tactician opted to have Neymar Jr. On the bench against FC Nantes on Saturday. The 30-year-old came into the game as a substitute.
#ChristopheGaltier #ParisSaintGermain #French #News #Sports #Football

3 weeks ago

US Open 2022: Nick Kyrgios Defeats Benjamin Bonzi To Reach Third Round

The 23rd seed beats the Frenchman 7-6(3) 6-4 4-6 6-4 on match point. The pair exchanged breaks in the first set before breaking his serve for a fourth time.
#French #News #Sports #Tennis

4 weeks ago

French tax officials use AI to spot undeclared swimming pools - The Washington Post

Some 20,356 undeclared pools have been discovered since October last year. System uses AI to pick out the outlines of pools in aerial images, which are cross-checked against official property databases. It has so far netted close to $10 million in additional tax revenue from nine French regions and will now be “generalized” across France.
#TheWashingtonPost #French #France #News #Technology #ArtificialIntelligence

4 weeks ago

Who was the artist behind the French impressionist paintings of Paris? - Vox

French impressionist paintings of Paris street scenes seem to only exist in online auctions and yard sales. The mystery of his identity deepens when you take a closer look at his art, and notice that his signature changes from painting to painting. An actual Paris street painter, Jerome Feugueur, told us that Rogers’s ‘impressions” of Paris were imaginary.
#JeromeFeugueur #Vox #French #Paris #News #Entertainment #Art

4 weeks ago

Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon “don’t get on”, says Paul di Resta, ahead of potential Alpine link-up

French drivers Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon have an uneasy relationship, reveals Paul di Resta. Rumours they are set to become teammates after losing Fernando Alonso to aston Martin and their desired replacement reportedly to McLaren.
#PierreGasly #McLaren #French #News #Sports #F1Racing

1 months ago

Shahid Kapoor’s new Scrambler Ducati Desert Sled is worth Rs 12 lakh; actor shares a picture

Actor's bike is worth Rs 12 lakh and with added taxes it can go up to Rs 14 lakh in India. He will be next seen in the film Bloody Daddy, which will be the official Hindi remake of the French film Nuit Blanche.
#ShahidKapoor #BloodyDaddy #Hindi #India #ArtsEntertainment #News #AutosVehicles

1 months ago

UK sewage turning Channel and North Sea into dumping ground, say French MEPs

Three French MEPs accuse UK of abandoning international environmental regulations. They say UK's decision to lower water quality standards is ‘unacceptable’ and action must be taken to stop it polluting the Channel and North Sea. Dozens of beaches in England and Wales have been pinpointed as posing a pollution risk.
#French #Channel #News #Science #Enviornment

1 months ago

Chelsea report: Blues eye stunning late bid for Manchester United captain

Chelsea are reportedly considering a late bid for Harry Maguire, according to reports. The Blues are on the hunt for a new centre-back before the window closes on 1 September. Leicester’s Wesley Fofana remains their primary transfer target. Chelsea have so far been left frustrated in negotiations for the Frenchman. The Foxes’ determined stance could see the Blues switch their focus to the England defender.
#HarryMaguire #Chelsea #French #England #News #Sports #Football

1 months ago

French coach praises Novak Djokovic for how he treats young players

Novak Djokovic is always willing to give advice and even help financially promising players. Stephane Robert has praised Djokovich as he has arrived to the Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade. Novak gave free access to all Serbian players but also to neighboring countries. Eldin Medjedovic - the father of the 19-year-old - revealed that Djokovski offered the plan for the next steps in the development of his son Hamad.
#NovakDjokovic #Serbian #French #NovakTennisCentre #News #Sports #Tennis

1 months ago

EUROPE POWER Spot prices up on less solar, rising French demand

European spot power contracts rose on Wednesday as solar supply in Germany is expected to fall while demand is forecast to rise in France and a reactor restart was pushed back one day. The equivalent French price gained 1.6% to 561 euros/MWh.
#European #French #Germany #News #Business #Economy

1 months ago

Louis Vuitton Paint Can Bag Which Costs Over Rs 2 Lakh Leaves Internet Baffled

The French brand has priced the accessory at £1,980 (over Rs 1.9 lakh) The bag has a coated canvas and cowhide leather with a microfiber lining. It has silver colour hardware with a removable and adjustable strap that can be used as a sling bag. The bag is part of late fashion designer Virgil Abloh’s final collection.
#VirgilAbloh #French #News #Technology #Internet

1 months ago