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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande gets support from allies and opponents over Trierweiler’s kiss and tell

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by GDN

    ... politically credible in his so far unsuccessful effort to tackle high unemployment, public debt and stagnant economic growth. Confidence in the Socialist leader has plunged to an all-time low of 13 ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    French rail network strike to continue another day

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by Reuters

    ... into a single operation, as was the case until 1997, and for the government to take on some €40 billion (HK$420.26 billion) of debt owed by the firms. After meeting Transport Minister Frederic ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    France unveils toughest ever budget as debt levels soar

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 01:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... to finance its high level of debt at historically low interest rates, unlike Spain and Italy. Data released on Friday revealed that France’s national debt had risen to 91 per cent of GDP, a level the premier described as unsustainable. “We have to break with this spiral of ever increasing debt,” Ayrault said. “If we don’t say stop now, our taxpayers will just go on paying indefinitely purely ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    France’s UMP party boss quits over Sarkozy funding scandal

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... and the party plunged into debt following its defeat in the 2012 legislative elections. ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    France says ‘plausible’ al-Qaeda killed journalists in Mali

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... debt” owed by France and its leaders “in return for their new crusade” in Paris’s former colony. Mali has been the target of a series of attacks claimed by Islamist insurgents since France ...

  6. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    France's President Hollande faces backlash over pension reforms

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Reforms will mean bosses and workers paying more into debt-ridden system and may see most people working beyond retirement age of 62 Hollande faces pensions backlash The Socialist government's plans to reform France's debt-ridden pension system, to be presented to ministers this month, fail to address the core problems and could spark fresh ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    France unveils toughest-ever budget

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... public debt had reached "an absolutely critical level" at which it had become a threat to economic growth. This comment followed the publication of figures showing the debt had risen ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Thousands join Paris protest against EU austerity

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... said approving the pact would be an "essential step" in resolving the debt crisis threatening the euro zone and its single currency. "Francois Hollande and I will never take ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Cope claims victory in tight fight to lead French opposition

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 08:55am

    ... The opposition infighting has provided respite for President Francois Hollande, who faced fresh woes on Monday as ratings agency Moody’s announced that it was downgrading French debt by one notch to Aa1 ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Thousands in Paris denounce EU ‘austerity’ pact

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... the debt crisis threatening the eurozone and its single currency. “Francois Hollande and I will never take the responsibility... of making the euro disappear,” he said. “The future of the eurozone ...



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