from Breakingviews:

How Hinkley delivers a bad deal for everyone

September 15, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Burkinis oust economics in French identity tussle

August 26, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own. 

from Breakingviews:

Theresa May may have saved EDF from itself

July 29, 2016

Independent shareholders in French state-controlled utility EDF may have found an unexpected ally in new British Prime Minister Theresa May. A day after EDF’s board narrowly decided to push ahead with the construction of two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point, the UK government announced a surprise review of the humongous project. Pulling the plug would be a service to UK taxpayers as well as EDF investors.

from Breakingviews:

Attack in Nice keeps border issue front and centre

July 15, 2016

The tragic deaths of over 80 people celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French city of Nice will keep border issues front and centre. The truck driver who ploughed through a crowd in what French President Francois Hollande called a terrorist act held French and Tunisian dual nationality, according to news reports. But that won’t prevent intensified fears about Europe’s frontiers.

from Breakingviews:

Danone investors get creamed by WhiteWave deal

July 7, 2016

Danone’s $12.5 billion purchase of WhiteWave, a soy and almond milk maker based in the United States, is an expensive way of buying growth. The French dairy group can get away with it because expanding outside of Europe looks attractive, and debt comes cheap.

from Breakingviews:

Brexit is reopening euro zone sovereign wounds

June 14, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Dixon: Fiscal union has no place in EU Brexit plan

June 7, 2016

The European Union’s knee-jerk reaction if the UK votes to quit the club will be to integrate further - in particular, to charge full steam towards fiscal union. After all, “more Europe” is the EU’s typical response to a crisis.

from Hugo Dixon:

Fiscal union has no place in EU Brexit plan

June 7, 2016

The European Union’s knee-jerk reaction if the UK votes to quit the club will be to integrate further - in particular, to charge full steam towards fiscal union. After all, “more Europe” is the EU’s typical response to a crisis.

from Breakingviews:

“Because it’s France” no basis for EU budget rules

June 1, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Strikes upset France’s reform calculus

May 24, 2016

 The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.