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Wildfires Rage in France, Destroying Homes, Forcing Evacuation of Residents

Aug 11 2022 // Wildfires tore through the Gironde region of southwestern France on Wednesday, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of 10,000 residents, some of whom had clambered onto rooftops as the flames got...

French Insurer AXA Posts 3% Rise in H1 Net Profit

Aug 3 2022 // French insurer AXA announced a new share buyback program as it posted a 3% rise in first-half net profit, driving up its stock price. AXA, Europe’s second-biggest insurer behind Germany’s Allianz, said it would...

Howden Begins French Expansion With Acquisition of C.R.F. Conseils

Jul 29 2022 // Howden, the London-based international insurance broker, announced it had agreed to acquire C.R.F. Conseils (CRF), an independent broker that specializes in financial lines. Financial details of the deal were not...

Record Heatwave Scorches Europe, as Wildfires Continue to Rage in France, Spain

Jul 19 2022 // Britain was forecast to see temperatures hit 40C (104F) for the first time on Tuesday after logging its warmest night on record, while wildfires raged across parched countryside in France, Spain and elsewhere. As a...

Renault and Nissan Face Legal Action in France Over Engine Problem

Jun 22 2022 // Carmaking partners Renault and Nissan face legal action in France from customers who have suffered problems with some engines made between 2012 and 2016. Christophe Lèguevaques, a lawyer for the MyLeo legal platform...

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