All agencies and companies have to comply with the measure. Within the next three years, they will have to pay men and women equally or face fines, according to the new law, presented on International Women's Day.
Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability.
France is losing patience with the United Kingdom in matters Brexit, and has threatened to veto any further delay. For Paris, the responsibility to avoid a no-deal outcome is up to the UK.
The EU has "failed to act on their promises" within the 2015 nuclear deal, said Iran's atomic energy chief. Germany's foreign minister has warned against escalation of the dispute, saying "everyone must act responsibly."
Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that under the current circumstances France won't offer the UK another extension to its withdrawal from the EU. "We're not going to do this every three months," he said.
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