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Thousands of left-wingers march against 'Thatcherite' Macron in Paris  - Europe News
Thousands of left-wingers march against 'Thatcherite' Macron in Paris 26 minutes ago
Thousands of left-wingers demonstrated against President Emmanuel Macron's "Thatcherite" policies on Saturday as his controversial labour reforms passed into law. Hard-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon's France Unbowed party called the protest against what i
Far left rallies protesters in Paris against Macron labour reforms - Europe News
Far left rallies protesters in Paris against Macron labour reforms 27 minutes ago
French far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon rallied thousands on Saturday to protest against labour reforms signed into law by President Emmanuel Macron a day earlier.
French NGOs protest at aid cuts - Europe News
French NGOs protest at aid cuts 4 hours ago
Some 165 NGOs on Friday slammed the French governments cuts in foreign aid, judging them "inconsistent" with President Emmanuel Macron's promise to increase France's assistance to poorer countries.
French left to stage street showdown over Macron reforms - Europe News
French left to stage street showdown over Macron reforms 5 hours ago
Tens of thousands of French leftists are expected to answer a call by firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon to throng the streets of Paris on Saturday in protest over President Emmanuel Macron's sweeping reforms of the labour code.
French President French President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the Elysee Palace as he awaits European Parliament President Antonio Tajani in Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel ... - Europe News
French President French President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the Elysee Palace as he awaits European Parliament President Antonio Tajani in Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel ... 5 hours ago
French President French President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the Elysee Palace as he awaits European Parliament President Antonio Tajani in Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Melenchon: the leftist aiming for 'pharaoh' Macron - Europe News
Melenchon: the leftist aiming for 'pharaoh' Macron 7 hours ago
After decades of railing against the French establishment, hard-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon suddenly finds himself the closest thing the country has to a leader of the opposition.
Angry French famer block Champs-Elysees in pesticide protest - Europe News
Angry French famer block Champs-Elysees in pesticide protest 7 hours ago
About a hundred angry French farmers are blocking Paris' famed Champs-Elysees in a protest against the government's agricultural policy
France renews half of senators' seats, a test for Macron - Europe News
France renews half of senators' seats, a test for Macron 7 hours ago
On Sunday, France will elect nearly half its Senate, in a vote that is expected to illustrate the slide in President Emmanuel Macron's popularity since his election earlier this year.
French far-left leader rallies Macron critics to streets - Europe News
French far-left leader rallies Macron critics to streets 7 hours ago
French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon is rallying disaffected voters against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to weaken worker protections
French press review 23 September 2017 - Europe News
French press review 23 September 2017 7 hours ago
The new French labour reform becomes law, despite protests by some trade unions. Hard-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon has called for a demonstartion against the Macron government's social policy in Paris this afternoon. US President Donald Trump's ban on v
Macron lays into far left as anarchists face trial for police car arson - Europe News
Macron lays into far left as anarchists face trial for police car arson 22 hours ago
French prosecutors have called for prison sentences for far-left demonstrators accused of setting fire to a police car during a demonstration last year. At the same time President Emmanuel Macron accused the far left of encouraging anarchist violence, suc
Sleep pods are becoming increasingly common at airports - Europe News
Sleep pods are becoming increasingly common at airports 23 hours ago
IN THEORY, overnight air travel should be wonderfully convenient. Instead of booking a hotel for the night and losing a day, travellers simply sleep while they fly. In reality, sleeping on a plane is hard, and at an airport tougher still. The chairs in te
Five ways France’s traditional eating habits are changing  - Europe News
Five ways France’s traditional eating habits are changing 24 hours ago
This weekend marks France's Fȇte de la Gastronomie, an annual celebration of its world-famous culinary expertise. But how much are France’s food habits changing?
French labour reforms: What's actually going to change for workers in France - Europe News
French labour reforms: What's actually going to change for workers in France 1 day ago
French president Emmanuel Macron signed his contentious labour reforms into law on Friday, but what will they actually change for those who work in France?
How do Muslims living in France feel about their country? - Europe News
How do Muslims living in France feel about their country? 1 day ago
The subject of Muslim integration in France is one of the country's most hotly debated issues. But how do Muslims themselves feel about their home country? A new survey offers some insight.
Macron takes a page from Trump to change France's labour laws - Europe News
Macron takes a page from Trump to change France's labour laws 1 day ago
French president signs set of controversial executive orders in the style of US leader during televised ceremony in Elysée Palace The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has signed a controversial set of executive orders making sweeping changes to France’s
Macron signs controversial labour reform into French law - Europe News
Macron signs controversial labour reform into French law 1 day ago
President Emanuel Macron on Friday signed into law his reforms of France's labour law, as unions and left-wingers continued to protest against them. The changes will come into effect on Monday when they are published in the government's official gazette.
Macron signs sweeping labour reforms into law - Europe News
Macron signs sweeping labour reforms into law 1 day ago
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday signed sweeping changes to France's complex labour code into law, sealing a signature reform after four months at the helm.
French au pair found murdered and burned in London garden - Europe News
French au pair found murdered and burned in London garden 1 day ago
British police charged a man and a woman with murder Friday after discovering a badly-burned body near their London home, which reports identified as a 21-year-old French au-pair.
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund passes the $1trn mark - Europe News
Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund passes the $1trn mark 1 day ago
A year earlier than expected, Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund, the world’s largest, surpassed $1trn in assets on September 19th. It had gained over $100bn in the past year, thanks in large measure to the global stockmarket boom in 2017: around two-thirds o
Bitcoin is fiat money, too - Europe News
Bitcoin is fiat money, too 1 day ago
FINANCIERS with PhDs like to remind each other to “read your Kindleberger". The rare academic who could speak fluently to bureaucrats and normal people, Charles Kindleberger designed the Marshall Plan and wrote vast economic histories worthy of Tolstoy. “