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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande's partner Valerie Trierweiler wins bikini photos fight

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Fines over bikini shots of Hollande's partner Three French magazines have been fined for publishing photographs of President Francois Hollande ... The other magazine Public was fined €1,000. According to the magazines, Trierweiler had sought €20,000 to €25,000 for breach of privacy over the snaps taken when she and Hollande were holidaying ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    French President Francois Hollande defiant in face of criticism

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Paris

    ... Associated Press in Paris President pleads patience on his plans to rebuild economy in face of criticism and falling polls Time is not on Hollande's side France's president just cannot seem to win. Six months after sweeping to power on an anti-austerity wave, polls say Socialist President Francois Hollande is increasingly disliked. Leftists are disappointed he ...

  3. Tulle tales

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... recesses of France, once famed for its fine-point lace, which has suddenly been thrust into the global limelight. When Francois Hollande won the French presidential election on May 6, he ... And she'll be back again in September (this year's festival takes place from the 13th to the 16th), as will thousands of accordion fans for whom Tulle is the holy grail. Francois Hollande may ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault flip-flops on 35-hour week

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... be reconsidered as France battled to boost competitiveness and kick-start its struggling economy. His comments came after Socialist President Francois Hollande, facing the heat from France's top ... party of Hollande's predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy, which had targeted scrapping the 35-hour week when it was in government, pounced on Ayrault's about-turn with glee. "It's too ...

  5. News - World

    Briefs, November 2, 2012

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... employees posing as members of al-Qaeda delivered materials he requested, including grenades, machine guns and explosives. Authorities have said the public was never in danger. AP Hollande's popularity rating takes a dive PARIS- French President Francois Hollande admitted facing a "very hard" situation as his popularity rating dived to a new low amid anger over double-digit ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French rallies back Hollande's plan to legalise gay marriage, adoption

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on Saturday to back the reform. The parliament is to debate the government-backed "marriage-for-all" bill early next year. With President Francois Hollande's Socialists holding a strong ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    France's top court annuls 75pc income tax

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... blow to Socialist President Francois Hollande, who had made it his centrepiece taxation measure. The government vowed to push ahead with the tax rate, which would apply to incomes over €1 ... of the government's economic policies. But government critics hailed the ruling as proof the Socialists are pursuing unfair tax policies. "While the whole world watched us in dismay, Francois Hollande ...

  8. News - World

    Shock at French actor Gerard Depardieu's tax exile in Belgium

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... he is not showing that." Jean-Francois Cope, one of the leaders of the main right-wing opposition group, the UMP, pointed the finger of blame at President Francois Hollande's tax policies. Hollande, who famously declared "I don't like the rich" during his election campaign, had pledged to tax income of more than €1 million (HK$10 million) per year at 75 per ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Thousands in Paris denounce EU ‘austerity’ pact

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

    ... not at criticising the government of Socialist President Francois Hollande. “This day is the day the French people launch a movement against the policy of austerity,” one-time presidential contender and Left ... 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 ...

  10. China's wary eye on Europe

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com During his election campaign, France's new president, Francois Hollande, made some critical remarks about China, saying Beijing's aid 'would ... the socialist Hollande expressed his goodwill towards China by meeting Kong Quan, China's ambassador to France. Hollande told Kong, the first foreign envoy to meet the president-elect, that he ...




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