Articles by John Tagliabue



France's Love Affair With Hamburgers

  • 21 June 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Never mind that Denis Hennequin was the top executive here when a half-built McDonald's restaurant was bulldozed seven years ago to protest the Americanization of France.

The End of Chocolate (as a Chocolatier Knows It)

  • 09 September 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
First, Christian Constant created a towering sculpture in solid chocolate, dozens of stylized chocolate bars soaring in a turbulent column skyward, out of an immense cracked chocolate egg. The Renaissance of Chocolate, he called it.

ECB Post Hinges on French Court Decision

  • 18 June 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
A French court is expected to hand down a verdict fraught with consequences for Europe's economies Wednesday when it decides, in effect, whether the president of the Bank of France, Jean-Claude Trichet, still has a chance of becoming the next president of the European Central Bank.

Soros Convicted Of Insider Trading

  • 23 December 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
After a 14-year investigation, a French court on Friday convicted American financier George Soros of insider trading and fined him 2.2 million euros ($2.3 million), the amount prosecutors said he had profited from the trading. Soros, who was not present in the courtroom, called the verdict unfounded and said he would appeal.

Fit for the Signing of a Treaty or an Emperor

  • 28 May 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
When the Treaty of Rome was signed in March 1957, laying the groundwork for what is today the European Union, the heads of the six founding nations put their signatures to paper in the august main hall of a palazzo designed by Michelangelo.

Italy Enters Bank Graft Probe

Swiss Fight Image of Hideaway for Mob Loot

Swiss Aggressively Investigate Berezovsky Firms

Key Witness in Bribery Case Implicates Yeltsin

Hard-Working Executive Behind Surprise Victory

Christmas Is the Season to Be Merry in Munich

Fashion Is Just One of Milan's Delights