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French President François Hollande (R) with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Friday
07/03/2015 - France - Luxembourg - European Union

France to contribute 8.0 billion euros to Juncker European growth plan

France will contribute 8.0 billion euros to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker’s plan to boost growth, President François Hollande announced on a visit to Luxembourg on ...
27/02/2015

French press review 27 February 2015

French papers ignore “Jihadi John” but take a look in-depth at Boko Haram. France still waits for better economic times, although it is doing well in innovation.

26/02/2015

French press review 26 February 2015

France's attempt to come to terms with its muslim population, Alexis Tsipras' will to soften Athens' immigration policy and the issue of on-line appartment rentals in Paris...
25/02/2015

French press review 25 February 2015

Greece is the big news this morning, with communist L'Humanité producing a special edition put together in Athens, while centrist Le Monde says the new Greek government has been forced to ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets President François Hollande on Friday
20/02/2015 - France - Germany - Greece - European Union

Greece must stay in eurozone, Hollande

Greece “is in the eurozone” and “must stay in the eurozone, French President François Hollande said on Friday at a joint press conference with Angela Merkel.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) and Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron in the National Assembly on Thursday
20/02/2015 - France

French government survives confidence vote despite left-wing rebellion

France's government has won a confidence vote with rebels in the ruling Socialist Party refusing to back a right-wing motion of no confidence.
French President François Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée presidential palace on Wednesday
19/02/2015 - France

French government faces confidence vote after forcing through economic package

The French government faced a confidence vote on Thursday after using enabling legislation to force through an economic package that caused a split in the ruling Socialist Party.

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (L)  with France's Michel Sapin earlier this month
16/02/2015 - France - Greece - European Union

French finance minister optimistic ahead of crunch Greek debt meeting

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said he believed that the European Union and Greece could reach agreement on the country’s debt ahead of a key meeting in Brussels on Monday.
14/02/2015 - FRANCE

Controversial law to keep shops open Sundays passes in Paris

France’s economy minister Emmanuel Macron’s push to allow shops to stay open on Sundays – otherwise legally closed in the traditionally Catholic country – has passed for ...
10/02/2015

French press review 10 February 2015

Reporters tote up the euros stashed in Swiss HSBC by wealthy tax dodgers. King Mohammed VI of Morocco is suspected of owning a secret account.
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