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26/05/2015

French press review 26 May 2015

Spanish elections draw a lot of attention this morning, as French editors sift the results for lessons at local and European level.
Luz on the march in Paris after the Charlie Hebdo killings
19/05/2015 - FRANCE

Top cartoonist Luz quits Charlie Hebdo

The cartoonist who drew the front-page cartoon of the prophet Mohammed for Charlie Hebdo after the massacre of its editorial team is to leave the French satirical paper.
Anti-racist protesters in Paris
18/05/2015 - FRANCE

French anti-racism working group opposes anonymous CVs

A government-sponsored working group has opposed imposing anonymous CVs to avoid racism in job recruitment in France. Anti-racist groups claim that the idea was vetoed by bosses' organisations.

No task too small for Paris's new local concierge service
18/05/2015 - Spotlight on France

No task too small for Paris's new local concierge service

It's difficult to find a handyman in Paris these days. Fewer people are able and willing to do small jobs and those who are willing are overworked.
Zineb El Rhazoui at the funeral of Charb, the Charlie Hebdo boss killed during the January attacks
15/05/2015 - France- Morocco

Charlie Hebdo takes disciplinary action against Moroccan journalist

The French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has started disciplinary proceedings against an outspoken Moroccan-born woman journalist, amid a row over how the paper is run following January's murderous ...
Inside Areva's plant at La Hague, western France
07/05/2015 - France

French nuclear giant Areva to axe thousands of jobs

French nuclear giant Areva is to axe thousands of jobs in the next three years.
A French labour exchange
28/04/2015 - FRANCE

French unemployment hits new record, study predicts jobs recovery

Unemployment in France hit a new high in March, according to figures released Tuesday.
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.
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