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Mon Dieu! Fast Food Now Rules In France

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The French may have a global reputation as gastronomes, but the majority of their restaurant spending now goes to fast food chains, a new survey finds. The change comes amid shrinking lunch breaks and growing laxity among the French when it comes to their famously rigid food culture rules.

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Cash flow a "huge challenge" for UK small businesses: survey

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

LONDON (Reuters) – A new report has called into question the effectiveness of the British government’s drive to end a lending drought to small businesses and unlock the economic growth that has…

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Europe Bans Pesticides In Move To Protect Honey Bees

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Three popular pesticides are being banned in the European Union, where officials are hoping the change helps restore populations of honey bees, vital to crop production, to healthy levels.

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France’s Hollande to ease entrepreneurs’ capital gains tax

Monday, April 29th, 2013

PARIS (Reuters) – President Francois Hollande will propose next week easing entrepreneurs’ capital gains tax, an official in his office told French media on Friday, as the Socialist leader struggles…

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Greek Parliament Approves Massive Layoff Plans

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Greek lawmakers approved emergency plans to cut 15,000 government jobs by the end of next year. They have to do it in order to receive more European Union bailout funds.

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