Keyword: Alston

French energy minister muddies waters over Alstom

Segolene Royal first supports GE bid for French firm, then backtracks, as she also attacks some male ministers as 'cocksure machos'.

GE Alstom bid 'not sufficient' says Hollande

In TV interview president says American giant's bid for French firm is not 'acceptable' and that state will ensure any final deal is good for France.