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'French Oscars' board resigns en masse after screen stars' revolt

The resignation announced Thursday of the 21-member board of France's Association for the Promotion of Cinema – the organisation that oversees the country's highest cinema awards body, the César Academy – comes on the heels of an open letter by leading screen stars and filmmakers denouncing its elitist and jobs-for-life membership, and a feminist backlash following 12 César nominations for An Officer and a Spy directed by Roman Polanski.

EDF board gives go-ahead for Hinkley Point nuclear plant

The French utilities giant is now committed to the controversial project in south-west England, despite fears the cost could threaten EDF's future.

France Telecom board backs CEO caught in fraud probe

France Telecom board vote to keep Stéphane Richard as CEO after he was formally placed under investigation in Bernard Tapie payout probe.