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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    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 ...

  2. 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 ... trains, but the Paris-London Eurostar and the Paris-Brussels Thalys lines had returned to normal, SNCF said. Its workers fear the reform will hit working conditions and argue that neglect ...

  3. 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 ...

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    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 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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    French launch inquiry after Roma girl, 15, is taken off school bus and deported to Kosovo

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Probe as 15-year-old is sent back to Kosovo with family, causing row over treatment of migrants Roma girl 'taken off school bus and deported' A new row over France's treatment of Roma migrants erupted yesterday after it emerged that a 15-year-old girl had been taken off a school bus and deported to Kosovo the same day. The incident ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    French celebrities against plan to punish clients of prostitutes

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by Reuters

    ... not criminalise prostitution and that those who prostitute themselves should have the same rights as other workers. Prostitution is not illegal in France, which has an estimated 18,000 to 20,000 ... in a middle ground between attitudes in the Netherlands and Germany, where registered sex workers pay taxes and receive health benefits, and Sweden, where laws target clients. France's minister ...

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    Horses join protest over tax rises in France

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... aimed at reducing the country's public deficit to meet European Union demands. The country has been beset by protests in recent weeks by workers including teachers, ambulance staff, ...

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    Paris theatre stage hand dies after accidental explosion before rehearsal

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 05:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Stage hand dies in blastbackstage at Paris theatre One of about 15 people hurt in an accidental explosion during rehearsals for a Paris musical died overnight of a heart attack, police said yesterday. The man, an employee of the show whose heart had stopped when rescue workers arrived on the scene on Friday evening, died in a Paris hospital, police said. ...




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