Tag Archives: France

Hostages Freed In Jewelry Store In Montpellier, France – 10 January 2015

RT logoHostages taken in a jewelry store in Montpellier, Southern France, have been released after the man holding them surrendered to police. The incident evolved shortly after hostages were freed in Paris and Charlie Hebdo suspects killed in Northern France.

READ MORE: Charlie Hebdo suspects killed, store hostages freed – reports

Montpellier prosecutor Christophe Barret confirmed to reporters that the gunman was arrested and the two hostages were released and are in good health.

Barret also said there was no attempted robbery and stressed that the situation in Montpellier was not connected to the earlier events in Paris and in Northern France.

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Germany To Repatriate Gold From US, France – 25 December 2013

RT logo(Lucas:  Show me the gold!!! I am sure you will not be allowed to see it nor test it. It isn’t there anymore how should they repatriate it!?)

Germany’s Bundesbank plans to store half the national gold reserves in its own vaults by 2020. It will mean the return of 700 tons of the precious metal from the US and France

This year the Bundesbank got back about 37 tons of gold from the US and France. The total value of the returned gold is estimated at 1.1 billion euro, the head of Bundesbank, Jens Weidemann told the Bild newspaper.

Weidemann explained it is part of a program to increase the reserves held in Frankfurt, and there was no doubt on the security of the gold held in America and France.

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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Decisive Victory By Le Pen’s Eurosceptic National Front Party In Local Election Stirs Fear In Mainstream French Parties – 15 October 2013

MishMikeShedlockTwo recent events regarding Marine Le Pen and her eurosceptic party have the nannycrats in Brussels worried. The first occurred in early October when Marine Le Pen’s Eurosceptic “National Front” Party Took Lead in France National Poll.

Yesterday, a huge victory by the National Front in a local election had the nanmnycrat alarm bells ringing.

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France, Following US And UK, Applies Brakes On Syrian War Rhetoric – 1 September 2013


Following Washington and London’s lead, French President Francois Hollande said he would wait for a parliamentary vote before committing France to a military attack on Syria.

The announcement comes as NATO countries reconsider whether to take military action against the Syrian government over a chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds of people in Damascus, amid growing public opposition to a US-led military intervention. Continue reading

Billy Cox – France, Chile Build Trans-Atlantic Bridge – 16 July 2013

http://www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/persbilde?Avis=SH&ID=197522&MaxW=180(Picture: Billy Cox)

Another milestone occurred off the MSM whiteboards last week when two foreign governments formally agreed to collaborate on UFO/UAP research. Representatives from GEIPAN and CEFAA, the agencies charged with collecting UFO data for France and Chile, respectively, met for the first time at a conference in Greensboro, N.C., last month and discovered a wealth of common ground in their approach to the phenomena. Continue reading

Bankers Arrested In Iceland, Ireland, UK, USA, Switzerland, India, France, Russia, Austria… – 2 August 2012

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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Faber Says Germany Should Abandon The Euro – 2 July 2012

Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, spoke with Bloomberg Television’s Betty Liu this morning and said that, “If I were running Germany, I would have abandoned the eurozone last week.”

Faber went on to say, “In the case of Greece, one should have kicked out Greece three years ago. It would have been much cheaper.” Continue reading

Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Socialists Score Well In First Round Of French Parliamentary Elections, Poised To Take Control Of Assembly And Senate For First Tiem Ever; Economically Insane Ideas Coming Up – 11 June 2012

Be prepared for the Socialists to wreck France. The Guardian reports French Socialists on course to score absolute majority in parliament and President François Hollande is about to get a free hand in his response to country’s economic crisis.

The left has scored well in the first round of French parliamentary elections, leaving the Socialist party within reach of an absolute majority that would give François Hollande, the president, a free hand in his approach to dealing with the economic crisis. Continue reading

RT – Eu Health Commission : Monsanto Strain Won’t Be Banned – 26 May 2012

Members of the “Occupy” movement in the Midwest protest against Monsanto’s agricultural practices in front of the Missouri Botanical Garden during the “Occupy the Midwest” regional conference in St. Louis, Missouri March 16, 2012 (Reuters/Sarah Conard)

Invincible agricultural giant Monsanto has once again demonstrated its ability to crush countries on the legal battlefield. The EFSA has ruled there is no “scientific evidence” of damage caused by consuming genetically-modified maize. Continue reading

John Ward – Euroblown : Why I’m Betting That Germany Will Leave Before Greece – 25 May 2012

Yesterday in Brussels, Herman Van Rompuy opened the anarchic proceedings by saying he sensed “a strong will to compromise”. Something of a surreal soundbite and, as usual with the Nipponese Bard, completely wrong.

The popular maverick site Zero Hedge referred to this week’s Euro-bunfight as ‘yesterday’s dismally predictable non-event summit’  last night.  They’re right on the money about it being just as unproductive as advertised – but actually I think it was highly significant for any number of reasons. Continue reading