World  /  Published 20.03.23

France: Govt faces two separate no-confidence votes

Two parliamentary groups have filed no-confidence motions against the government of President Emmanuel Macron after his prime minister forced through controversial pension reforms without a vote...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 20.03.23

Emmanuel Macron no-trust vote

Move, which followed weeks of protests against pension overhaul, triggered three nights of unrest and demonstrations in Paris and throughout country...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 19.03.23

Violence erupts at French pension protests for 3rd night

Authorities banned protests near the National Assembly building in Paris over plans to raise the retirement age...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 18.03.23

Pressure on Macron over unrest

Trade unions urge workers to step up and briefly block the Paris ring road on Friday...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 17.03.23

Macron pushes through pension bill

The decision prompted raucous protests on Thursday inside the assembly chamber, where Opposition lawmakers sang the French national anthem and banged on their desks...
By Roger Cohen, Aurelien Breeden in Paris


World  /  Published 16.03.23

French pension reform heads for final votes

Opinion polls show a vast majority of voters oppose the changes, and unions and protesters, have warned they will continue their mobilisation even if the bill is voted through...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 15.03.23

Pension bill: Protests in France

People marched on March 15 with home-made placards reading 'No to 64 years'...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 12.03.23

French Senate votes to raise retirement age amid protests

The Senate has approved President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms, but the bill will be adjusted ahead of a final vote...
By Deutsche Welle

Football  /  Published 02.03.23

Tributes flow for ‘Justo’

A prolific striker with 259 goals from 283 matches in his club career, Fontaine was one of the key players of the great Stade de Reims team that reached the European Cup final in 1959...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 20.02.23

Russia reminds Macron of Napoleon

Macron told the newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche that France wanted Russia to be defeated in Ukraine but had never wanted to ‘crush’ it...
By Reuters in Moscow


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