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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    French rail network strike to continue another day

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

    ... Cuvillier, unions said the strike would continue until 7pm tonight Paris time. "Once again, the minister has not heard the rail workers' demands. He has put a little ribbon around ... Reuters in Paris Rail network strike to continue another day French trade unions said they will extend for another day a strike that has caused the worst disruption to the country's ...

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    French primary school teacher stabbed to death in front of pupils

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:43am by AFP

    ... and attention to the tensions they face with parents. The incident comes amid concerns over assaults on French teachers, with a study released on Thursday saying that education workers were twice ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Security tightened to beat jewel thieves at Cannes Film Festival

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... with which jewel thieves can strike. A year ago, as film festival luminaries partied into the early hours, a thief broke into the hotel room of an employee of Swiss jewellers Chopard and made off ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French telecoms firm Orange ‘on alert’ over new wave of suicides

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... as high as for the whole of last year, when 11 workers took their own lives. Of the 10 deaths this year- three women and seven men, the youngest aged 25- eight had been directly linked to work, ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    French politicians back British move to limit migration across Europe

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 08:58pm by AFP

    ... for limits on the free movement of workers across Europe. Rachida Dati, justice minister under former president Nicolas Sarkozy, said migration would be a major issue in elections to the European ... "This word 'quota', set on the basis of [a country's] capacity to integrate and economic needs, must not scare us," Dati wrote. "How can we look a worker, whose job has ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French care worker charged with fatal poisoning of retirees

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:42am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Grenoble 'Cocktail of drugs' poisoned retirees A French care worker has been charged with fatally poisoning six retirees in a retirement home ... the deaths occurred since the beginning of October. The care worker was arrested on Tuesday, initially only in connection with the death of an 84-year-old woman who fell into a coma on November 27 ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    French president Hollande's tryst apartment 'linked to Corsican mafia'

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by GDN

    ... offering business leaders a "responsibility pact", trading lower taxes and less red tape for company commitments to hire more staff. Striking a new tone, he also declared it was time ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    French lawmakers debate divisive prostitution bill

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:15pm by AFP

    ... are victims of trafficking gangs. But critics warn that it would force sex workers further underground and put them in more danger, and some argue that everyone should be allowed to use their own body ... on their health?” Activists and sex workers have staged rallies denouncing the proposed law in several cities in France, and those for and against the bill were due to protest Friday near France’s lower ...

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    Paris pickpockets who target Asian tourists arrested

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... long a concern in Paris, has plagued the city in recent months. Workers at the Louvre went on strike in the spring to protest an increase in thefts. The situation prompted the Paris police ...

  10. 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 ... tensions with Brussels, experts say. Pension reforms are highly contentious in France, with previous efforts in 1995 and 2010 unleashing mass protests and damaging strikes. This latest effort could ...




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