Amazon calls French law on online book selling 'discrimination'

PARIS, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- U .S. online retailer Amazon says proposed French laws supporting independent bookstores against competition from Web-based retailers is "discrimination."

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French officials discuss ties with Iraq

BAGHDAD, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Iraqi and French officials discussed bilateral relations at a meeting in Baghdad in the wake of the Saturday provincial elections.

French officials in China to ease tension

SHANGHAI, April 22 (UPI) -- The president of the French Senate was in China Tuesday to discuss ways head off a Chinese boycott of French products.

Convict Flosse upheld by French top party

PARIS, July 14 (UPI) -- The head of the top French Polynesian political party has the support of France despite being found guilty of corruption.

French Senate softens anti-Apple bill

PARIS, May 12 (UPI) -- The French Senate has softened a lower house bill that Apple Computer Co. called state-sponsored piracy.

Measure to delay French elections passes

PARIS, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- France's Council of Ministers Tuesday approved two bills aimed at delaying local and senate elections by a year.

French Senate tackles tough crime bill

PARIS, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The French Senate begins examining Tuesday a tough and controversial anti-crime bill that would send prostitutes and squatters to prison, and ban aggressive beg

French Senate weighs fiscal policy shift

PARIS, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The French Senate took up Tuesday legislation to dilute central government powers by giving regional authorities greater say in fiscal matters. The controversial decentralization bill is a centerpiece of the new conservative government of Prime Minister J
French Senate

Coordinates: 48°50′54″N 2°20′14.2″E / 48.84833°N 2.337278°E / 48.84833; 2.337278

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The Senate (French: Sénat) is the upper house of the Parliament of France, presided over by a president.

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