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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...
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 ...
A blockade in Carquefou near Nantes on Monday
19/01/2015 - France

French truck drivers cause tail backs nationwide in wage protest

Hundreds of lorries blocked roads across France on Monday, as part of a truck-drivers’ campaign for pay rises.
Lawyers, notaries and bailiffs protest in Paris as parliament prepares to discuss Emmanuel Macron's economy bill
10/12/2014 - France

Sunday shopping, bailiffs’ ‘privileges’ targeted by France’s grab-bag economic reform

Lawyers, notaries and bailiffs took to France’s streets on Wednesday and left-wingers promised to fight an extension of Sunday shopping hours as French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron prepared ...
04/12/2014

French press review 4 December 2014

Roughly speaking, the same story dominates four of this morning's five front pages.
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