More than eight million people in France are living in poverty. But a survey has found that most French people believe at least one popular prejudice about the poor.
The French government has stopped family allowance payments to the better-off, ending a universal system that has lasted for over 70 years.
France on Tuesday signed a cooperation accord with South Africa for the development of civil nuclear technology.
Green campaigners and trade unionists have slammed the French government’s scrapping of its proposed ecotax. Environment Minister Ségolène Royal announced on Thursday that plans to tax road freight have been abandoned
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday urged the European Union to relax its rules on budget discipline to protect faltering growth in the eurozone.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told MPs that his government was sticking to its proposed 2015 budget, despite threats that the European Commission may order France to revise it.
“My government is pro-business”, French prime minister Manuel Valls declared in English to an audience in the financial district of London on Monday.
Euro Disney on Monday announced a one billion-euro recapitalisation plan to help the company overcome poor performance driven by a slump in visitors.
The French government is to continue cutting public spending but will ask Europe for a third extension of its deadline on the reduction of its deficit, according to the 2015 budget