Toulouse

Toulouse (UK /tˈlz/;French pronunciation: [tu.luz] locally: [tuˈluzə]; Occitan: Tolosa [tuˈluzɔ], Latin: Tolosa) is the capital city of the southwestern French department of Haute-Garonne, as well as of the Midi-Pyrénées region. It lies on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 kilometres (93 miles) from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km (143 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean, and 680 km (420 mi) from Paris. With 1,250,251 inhabitants at the January 2011 census, the Toulouse metropolitan area is the fourth-largest in France, after Paris (12.3 million), Lyon (2.2 million), and Marseille (1.7 million).

Toulouse is the centre of the European aerospace industry, with the headquarters of Airbus, the Galileo positioning system, the SPOT satellite system, the Airbus Group (former EADS), ATR and the Aerospace Valley.

The city also hosts the European headquarters of Intel and CNES's Toulouse Space Centre (CST), the largest space centre in Europe.Thales Alenia Space, and Astrium Satellites, Airbus Group's satellite system subsidiary, also have a significant presence in Toulouse. Its world-renowned university is one of the oldest in Europe (founded in 1229) and, with more than 103,000 students, is the fourth-largest university campus of France after Paris, Lyon and Lille.

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Brother of Premier League defender killed in France -- reports

CNN 13 Jul 2020
(CNN)The brother of Premier League player Serge Aurier has been shot dead in the French city of Toulouse, French media reported on Monday. Christopher Aurier was reportedly wounded when two bullets were fired at a night club in Toulouse ... He later died in the Toulouse University ......
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France urges no sackings at Airbus as workers march over jobs

Metro USA 09 Jul 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. TOULOUSE, Reuters (Reuters) – The French government backed union calls to avoid compulsory job cuts at Airbus on Thursday as several hundred workers marched from the company’s headquarters to Toulouse-Blagnac airport....
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Airbus workers stage protest over job cuts

Metro USA 08 Jul 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City ... Airbus has said a third of the 15,000 jobs are set to go in France included 3,378 in the southwestern city of Toulouse where it assembles wide-body jets and some smaller A320s....
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Airbus workers stage rare protest over job cuts

Metro USA 08 Jul 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. TOULOUSE, France/BERLIN (Reuters) – Thousands of Airbus workers marched alongside an airport runway in France and staged an ’empty chair’ protest in Germany on Wednesday to protest against plans to cut up to 15,000 jobs....
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Unions urge Airbus to slow down restructuring plans

Metro USA 02 Jul 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City ...Nobody has been spared,” said CFE-CGC union official Francoise Vallin outside Airbus headquarters in Toulouse ... It is planning to cut 980 headquarters staff in Toulouse as part of the shake-up....
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Airbus hints at compromise as governments fret over job cuts

Metro USA 01 Jul 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. TOULOUSE/BERLIN (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus <AIR.PA> left the door open on Wednesday to scaling back its planned 15,000 job cuts in exchange for ......
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Airbus to announce restructuring on Tuesday, union sources say

Metro USA 30 Jun 2020
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Airbus says to shed 15,000 jobs

Metro USA 30 Jun 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. TOULOUSE/PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus <AIR.PA> on Tuesday ......
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Airbus set to announce thousands of job cuts: unions

Metro USA 30 Jun 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. TOULOUSE (Reuters) – Airbus <AIR.PA> is set to announce on Tuesday a restructuring involving thousands of job cuts as it deals with the fallout from impact of the coronavirus crisis, union officials said ... Its shares rose 1% ... ....
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Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs to survive coronavirus crisis

Metro USA 30 Jun 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. TOULOUSE/PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus on Tuesday unveiled plans to shed around 15,000 jobs including 900 already earmarked in Germany, saying its future was at stake after the coronavirus pandemic rocked the air travel industry ... ....
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Airbus sees output down 40% for two years as job cuts loom

Metro USA 29 Jun 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. PARIS/TOULOUSE (Reuters) – Airbus <AIR.PA> plane output will be 40% lower for two years compared to pre-crisis plans, its chief executive said in remarks ......
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Airbus fine-tunes job cuts as CEO confirms 40% output drop

Metro USA 29 Jun 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. PARIS/TOULOUSE (Reuters) – Airbus <AIR.PA> was finalising an imminent restructuring plan expected to include thousands of job cuts on Monday as its chief executive confirmed plans to hold output down by 40% for two years ... ....
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Man Utd star Fernandes pays tribute as ex-Barca man Mathieu is forced to quit

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jun 2020
Former Barcelona and France star Jeremy Mathieu has retired after suffering a knee injury in training at Sporting CP - news that has left Bruno Fernandes "crestfallen" ... Mathieu&nbsp;played in France with Sochaux and Toulouse before moving to Spain with Valencia. Fernandes posted on Instagram. "I had news that left me sad and crestfallen ... ....

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