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Families of Rana Plaza make the first anniversary of the tragedy
19/04/2015 - Bangladesh

Benetton's €1m for Bangladesh's Rana Plaza victims fails to satisfy campaigners

The Italian clothing company Benetton has paid one million euros into a fund for victims of the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh.
An Air France plane at Charles-de-Gaulle airport on 8 April
08/04/2015 - FRANCE

French air traffic hit by controllers' strike, 50% flights cancelled Thursday

About 50 per cent of flights in and out of French airports were to be cancelled on Thursday,after 40 per cent on Wednesday, due to a two-day strike by air-traffic controllers.
Radio France boss Mathieu Gallet
31/03/2015 - Médias/FRANCE

French public radio off air over big-spending boss's cuts plans

A strike on France's public radio entered its 14th day on Tuesday as journalists and technical staff opposed budget cuts they feared will mean job cuts and the outsourcing of the orchestra and choir.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu
30/03/2015 - Zambia

Lungu calls for China to use Zambian contractors on infrastructure jobs

Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu wants Chinese companies working in Zambia to use local labour and local contractors.
Construction site of the EPR third-generation nuclear reactor in Flamanville, Normandy.
11/03/2015 - France

Trial opens on undeclared foreign workers at French nuclear site

A court in Cherbourg opened a trial on Wednesday to determine whether 460 undeclared foreign workers were employed on the construction site of the EPR third-generation nuclear reactor at the ...
Areva boss Philippe Knoche announces the company's losses on 4 March
11/03/2015 - France - Germany

French nuclear giant Areva to slash 1,500 jobs in Germany

French nuclear group Areva is planing to cut about 1,500 jobs in Germany by the end of 2017, company officials said on Wednesday.
Paris's Gare de l'Est station during last year's rail strike, 16 June 2014
08/03/2015 - France

French railworkers to strike Tuesday

French railworkers are to stage a one-day strike on Tuesday against the government’s plans to reform the state-owned rail network.

French Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine
07/03/2015 - France

French government pledges to fight workplace sexism for International Women’s Day

The French government has vowed to fight everyday sexism after a report found 80 per cent of women working in France have been regularly subjected to sexism at work.
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...
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