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Passengers check flight information board at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport
17/03/2014 - France

French flight disruption likely as air traffic controllers join strike

Flights to and from major French cities are likely to be disrupted on Tuesday as trade unions have called a strike against President Francois Hollande's proposal to cut payroll taxes for ...

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has ordered a report on harassment and rape in the military
08/03/2014 - France

One in five French women sexually harassed at work

One in five French women has been the victim of sexual harassment at work, according to a survey released on Friday as France's military awaits a report on harassment and rape in its ranks.

French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault. File.
06/03/2014 - France

French unemployement dips for first time since 2011

France's unemployment rate fell in the fourth quarter of 2013, for the first time since April 2011, according to the national statistics institute, Insee, but part of the drop is due to a change ...

An instructor from the Ecole de Ski Français (ESF) with pupils
03/03/2014 - France - UK

London mayor slams "shameful" French action against British ski instructor

The arrest of a British ski instructor in the Alps in February has put the spotlight on French laws concerning ski instructors and led to accusations that the rules are aimed at protecting jobs ...


French press review 19 February 2014

Dongfeng buys into Peugeot. Is this good news for France? Who will be in control? What will happen to French jobs? Will Hollande's Responsibility Pact fail?

Young Roma gain work experience in France
05/02/2014 - On-the-spot France

Young Roma gain work experience in France

Since 1 January Romanians and Bulgarians have been able to apply for any job in Europe. This includes France’s estimated 20,000-30,000 Roma.


French press review 1 February 2014

There is a bit of everything in today's French newspapers. Let’s start with a story that has hit international headlines.

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 22 January 2014

The Syrian peace talks, opening on Tuesday in Switzerland, dominate the French front pages this morning, although there's still room for talk of taxes and the government's social policy.


French press review 21 January 2014

The French dailies are all about the French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën and its alliance with the French state and a Chinese investment consortium...