Google’s has opening their new French headquarters. The new Google office is located on 8, rue de Londres, Paris — in a “new 10,000-square meter office in a refurbished 19th century Second Empire building near the St. Lazare Train Station,” according to the Google Blog.

Eric Schmidt of Google and President Nicolas Sarkozy of France acted like old friends. Karl Lagerfeld, the head designer at Chanel, introduced a new fashion brand, available online only. The Ting Tings gave a private concert at the Louvre for a gathering of the global digerati. Mr. Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google…opened the U.S. Internet giant’s new headquarters for southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Google’s move, from nondescript quarters into a palatial building that once served as the headquarters for a French railroad… – read more at NYTimes