News tagged with nicolas sarkozy

Google gets digital foothold in France

Despite fierce resistance to Google's plans to digitise the world's books, observers say it is well placed to start scanning Europe's cultural treasures -- beginning in France, where the US giant got a digital ...

Dec 20, 2009
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France asks EU to suspend GM crop authorisation

France's ecology ministry said Monday it had asked European regulators to suspend authorisation for the use of genetically modified MON 810 maize crops from US company Monsanto based on new studies.

Feb 20, 2012
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Mais non! French universities may teach in English

In France, there's a brewing debate over whether to speak anglais in universite. The National Assembly on Wednesday was taking up an education reform bill that would allow public universities to hold some courses—like science ...

May 22, 2013
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