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NEWS Press fulfils the role of ‘central bank of public information’ at French, World and regional levels. The organisation disseminates full text news from over 3,000 organisations based in France and in some fifty other countries across Europe, Africa, North America and Asia

  • 09/02/16 14h00 GMT

    EU President Tusk debates future of Europe with local leaders

    During the European Committee of the Regions' plenary on 10 February in Brussels, regional and local leaders will discuss the main challenges facing Europe with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk. During the two day plenary, cooperation with the Dutch EU Presidency, the future of regional policy, as well as youth policies and the fight against radicalisation are also on the agenda.

  • 22/01/16 17h10 GMT

    Davos, Switzerland, Secretary-General's remarks at Gender Parity Global Challenge Trustees Meeting

    Your Excellency, Ms. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom; Trustees Co-chairs Ms. Sheila Penrose, Chairman of the Board, JLL, USA; and Jonas Prising, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ManpowerGroup, USA; Mr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank; Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN-Women; Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,

  • 15/01/16 09h55 GMT

    Track design for Paris ePrix revealed

    Organisers of the FIA Formula E Championship have today revealed the location and circuit layout for the Paris ePrix.

    Taking place on April 23, the race in Paris is the first European round of the 2015-2016 season and will see fully-electric single-seaters battling it out around the architectural complex of Les Invalides.

  • 11/01/16 14h55 GMT

    January 10 2016

    David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief.

  • 10/01/16 16h00 GMT

    Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment Ap­proves Iden­ti­ty Card for Refugees

    German cabinet approves draft act intended to improve the registration of refugees and data exchange for residence and asylum law purposes
    Today, the Federal Government approved the draft act presented by the Federal Minister of the Interior, which is intended to improve the registration of refugees and the exchange of data for residence and asylum law purposes.

  • 10/01/16 15h40 GMT

    Siemens to increase R&D investment by euros300 million to a total of euros4.8 billion

    New unit to create more space for founder and startup culture Innovation funds of euros100 million for employee ideasNew research centers in China and MunichCompany-wide Sinalytics platform for digital services
    Nine researchers honored for around 650 inventions

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