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(MENAFN - AFP) New designers at Hermes, Nina Ricci and Adam Andrascik will be turning heads at Paris fashion this week, but all eyes will be on John Galliano, recently returned from disgrace.

Fresh from shows in New York, London and Milan, the fashion world returns to Paris on Tuesday for nine days of autumn/winter collections.

There are 92 ready-to-wear shows on the ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets.

Samsung, fellow South Korean firm LG and hip Chinese maker HTC timed their smartphone launches to grab the attention on the eve of the Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest telecoms ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Portugal's main opposition party on Sunday took aim at centre-right Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho over a report that he failed to pay his social security contributions for five years.

The Publico daily reported Saturday that Passos Coelho had failed to make his contributions between 1999- 2004 while he was a consultant for vocational training company Tecnoforma.

The ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Standing proudly at the front of a boat, arms crossed behind his back and dressed simply in a grey coat, Napoleon landed in southern France on Sunday, announcing "It's good to be back!"

Thousands of spectators gathered on the beach at Golfe-Juan on the Cote d'Azur to watch the re-enactment of the French dictator's arrival exactly 200 years ago.

Napoleon ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Like all good Italian men, designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana dote on their mammas, and it showed at their catwalk show in Milan Sunday which starred mums with babies and even pregnant models.

First up was Italian actress and model Bianca Balti, resplendent in a pink pregnancy dress, her bump proudly leading the way, as behind her models in pink and ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Tintin's latest adventure is taking him to Sotheby's and Christie's in Paris this month, as booming prices for comic books attract the attention of ultra-rich collectors.

Both auction houses have organised major sales of comic and graphic novel items in the French capital this month that are expected to rake in millions.

It is the first time Sotheby's ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi said Sunday he expects the price of crude oil, which dropped to a six-year low in January, to continue recovering to reach $64 or $65 per barrel.

"I don't think they (prices) will return to their former levels immediately... We expect them to rise more, probably to $64 or $65," he told reporters.

Brent North Sea crude, ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Sunday called on his Greek counterpart to get "serious" about his country's debt-wracked economy, after Alexis Tsipras accused eurozone partners of undermining its negotiations with Brussels.

Rajoy was reacting to comments by Tsipras on Saturday, who said that during talks that earned Greece a four-month extension to ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Global furniture giant Ikea announced on Sunday the launch of desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices.

The new collection will use Qi wireless technology to charge devices that are placed on or near the furniture.

"Through research and home visits, we know that people hate cable mess. They worry about not finding the ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Whisky demand is rocketing in Japan, with producers scrambling to increase production as a period drama about the dram has the country hooked and after a homegrown single malt scooped the honours in a world taste test.

Sales have soared since national broadcaster NHK began airing a daily dose of "Massan," the tale of a Japanese entrepreneur and his Scottish ...

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