""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
""The case will be tried in court. It will not be tried in the media.""
Attorney for David Turpin
"Everything is data and everything is about being digitalised. That's Estonia. That's why we think Estonia is the best to collaborate with"
CEO and founder, Planetway
The latest environmental technologies came under the spotlight at the Pollutec exhibition in France.
A special section called Innovation Road was
Scores of protesters in Lyon had a go derailing a major rail project on the agenda of the Monti-Hollande summit.
The two leaders made strides with
With the French and Italian leaders meeting for a bilateral summit in Lyon it was a perfect opportunity to get them face-to-face to answer a range of
Poor sales in November meant Renault saw its shares slump on Monday in Paris.
The second largest French carmaker has been the hardest hit by the
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti met with French President Francois Hollande in Lyon on Monday, to discuss a new high-speed-rail link between the
Aid workers from the French charity Zoe’s Ark have gone on trial in Paris, accused of fraud.
They were arrested in Chad, central Africa, in October
One hundred per cent nature and one hundred per cent female participants, the 11th edition of the Green Tree Raid took place against the magnificent
The leaders of France and Italy are meeting in the French city of Lyon for the latest Franco-Italian summit.
President François Hollande and
At the recent Pollutec exhibition in Lyon well over 2,000 individuals and companies from all over the world showed off the latest technology for a
A letter written in 1812 by Napoleon Bonaparte in which he vows to blow up the Kremlin has been sold at auction for 187,000 euros.
Written in code
In France, the government has struck a deal with steel giant ArcelorMittal to keep open the firm’s Florange plant in the north of the country
The French government and steelmaker ArcelorMittal are reported to be considering several options to save jobs at a northern plant ahead of a
How to reverse decades of industrial decline is at the top of the political agenda for both France and Italy.
The furore surrounding
Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo is currently touring Europe with his own style of music which has not always gone down well with the authorities in
A French appeals court has cleared Continental Airlines of blame for the Concorde crash in 2000 which killed 113 people.
A previous court ruled
Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) describes people who stop breathing while they are asleep and then suddenly start breathing again. It is thought to affect
The French government claims to have found an industrialist willing to invest 400 million euros to restart ArcelorMittal’s Florange
Vivendi’s SFR telecoms unit has announced a voluntary redundancy plan to shed 856 jobs.
Unions are due to meet management in early December to
Posidonia, a seagrass which feeds and maintains a rich and varied ecosystem, grows along the French Mediterranean coastline.
But more and more
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has waded into the leadership row threatening to splinter his conservative UMP party.