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Paris Shooting Terrorists At Printing Plant Near Airport With Hostage [VIDEO]

The Islamist terrorists suspected of killing 12 people in an attack on a French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were surrounded inside a printing house northeast of Paris Friday morning and appeared to have taken a hostage, officials said. “The perpetrators haven’t been arrested yet, but the operations are ongoing,” President Francois Hollande said. “This is…

Constitutional Council To Tax Millionaires 75% In France

France’s Constitutional Council gave the green light on Sunday to a ‘millionaire’s tax’, to be levied on companies that pay salaries of more than 1 million euros (S$1.75 million) a year. The measure, introduced in line with a pledge by President Francois Hollande to make the rich do more to pull France out of crisis,…

Depardieu, In Tax Fight, Gets Russian Citizenship

Bad news if you want to be adopted by an American couple, Gerard. Russian president Vladimir Putin announced Thursday that actor Gerard Depardieu had been given Russian citizenship. The actor moved to Belgium in December to avoid paying France’s high tax rates, which almost went up to 75 percent for the country’s richest citizens. ITV