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French press review 11 February 2014

Not for the first time, nor probably for the last, the question of immigration dominates the French front pages.


French press review 10 February 2014

French President François Hollande begins a three-day visit to the US, Swiss vote on immigration quotas and promising signs of economic recovery worldwide, are all topics in today's French ...

French weekly magazines review

Putin, Putin and Putin is headlining this week’s French magazines as the Sochi Olympics approach.
A labour exchange in the southern French city of Nice
31/01/2014 - France

France lags behind on employment of over-55s

France must do more to promote quality jobs for older workers, according to a report published on Thursday) by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).


French press review 29 January 2014

Will Hollande's new economic policy work? Will bosses deliver on promises to employ more workers? Has Hollande gone German? An,d are returning jihadis a danger to France?

French President François Hollande at Istanbul's Galatasaray University
29/01/2014 - France

Hollande admits failure to bring down French unemployment

French President François Hollande has admitted he has failed to deliver on his promise to reverse the rise in France's unemployment figures.
De Gaulle in his black Citroën DS 19, in Dakar,  Sénégal, 1959.
28/01/2014 - France - China

France sends De Gaulle's bullet-sprayed car to show in China

A Citroen DS car, riddled with bullets from the 1962 attempted assassination of Charles de Gaulle, has been despatched to Beijing as one of the star attractions in events to mark the 50th anniversary ...
The new logo of aircraft manufacturer Airbus Group.
28/01/2014 - France - Germany

Airbus to cut 1,400 jobs in France by 2015

Airbus on Monday announced that it will shed 5,291 jobs as part of the restructuring of its defense and space activities.

Job Centre. Nice, 23 January.
28/01/2014 - France

Copé tells French employment minister to resign as new figures show record 3.3 m jobless

Opposition UMP leader Jean-François Copé has called on the French employment minister to resign over the government’s failure to reverse the rise in unemployment, in line with ...

French weekly magazines review

The big issue in the press this week is whether President François Hollande is capable of delivering on his offer of a responsibility pact to the nation.