PARIS - France's economic growth accelerated in the third quarter as a rebound in exports and consumer spending helped lift gross domestic product after an anemic second quarter. The euro zone's second-biggest economy expanded by 0.7 percent in the third quarter compared to the second quarter, according to final data released Tuesday by national statistics agency Insee. It was in line with Insee's early estimate in November and analyst forecasts. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060103/ap_on_bi_ge/france_economy Yep, a massive zero point seven percent. The EU is kicking butt!