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Jewish collector's sole descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

Sep 13, 2018

Jewish collector's sole descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis had a family reunion with one of the works on Wednesday after almost eight decades, an impressionist piece by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Sylvie Sulitzer saw "Two Women in a Garden" for the ...

Google fights worldwide 'right to be forgotten' in EU court

Sep 12, 2018

Google fights worldwide 'right to be forgotten' in EU court

Google clashed with France in a top EU court on Tuesday arguing it feared for freedom of speech if forced to apply Europe's "right to be forgotten" principle worldwide. "The court is hearing a wide range of testimonies today, which is highly unusual for a ...

Germany cautious on EU tech tax as France adds 'sunset clause'

Sep 10, 2018

Germany cautious on EU tech tax as France adds 'sunset clause'

A European Union tax overhaul to raise levies on large digital firms needs a thorough debate, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Saturday, although he maintained that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year. Under a proposal from the European ...

Former France star Rio Mavuba announces retirement

Sep 4, 2018

Former France star Rio Mavuba announces retirement

Former Bordeaux and France midfielder Rio Mavuba announced his retirement from soccer on Monday. The 34-year-old, who was captain of Lille when the northern club won a rare league and cup double in 2011, is now set for a career in the media as ...