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Protesters pushing for legislation that supports migrants of irregular status, les sans-papiers in Paris, 5 October 2013.
20/07/2015 - France

French left and right spar over new immigrants' rights bill

France's ruling Socialists are proposing a bill to simplify the procedure for foreigners to obtain and renew residency papers.

French weekly magazines review 14 June 2015

This week's magazines look at the status of women in Egypt, contradictions in the French Socialist government's position on illegal immigration and a Swedish solution to the problem of mass ...
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party congress in Poitiers, 5 June 2015.
10/06/2015 - France

Uefa's Platini backs French PM Valls in jet-to-football-match row

Uefa boss Michel Platini on Wednesday defended French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, who was still under fire for taking a government jet at the weekend to watch the Champions League final in Berlin.

Jet-setter - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party congress in Poitiers on Saturday 6 June
07/06/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Spain

French PM Valls under fire for jetting to Berlin for Barca-Juve football match

France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls was under fire on Sunday after jetting to Berlin on Saturday evening to see a football match between Turin's Juventus and Barcelona,


French weekly magazines review 7 June 2015

This week's magazines offer to expose the conservative policies at the heart of Socialist Party thinking, teach us how we can concentrate like chess grand masters and let us look behind the pots and ...
Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the party congress in Poitiers on Saturday
06/06/2015 - FRANCE

Valls calls on French bosses to deliver on jobs promise at Socialist Party congress

Prime Minister Manuel Valls called on French employers to keep their side of the bargain by which the government granted tax cuts in return for promises to create jobs at the ruling when he addressed Socialist Party's annual congress on Saturday.


French press review 6 June 2015

A controversial decision by the European Court of Human rights in the case of Vincent Lambert, the Frenchman described as "brain-dead" following a road accident.

French press review 5 June 2015

Edward Snowden talks about a world without Big Brother.

French press review 25 May 2015

The decline in the active membership of French political parties has Le Monde worried. Only the far-right Front National has been able to reverse the trend.

French press review 21 May 2015

After middle school teachers, who were on strike earlier this week, it was the turn of hospital staff to down scalpels Thursday in protest of plans to increase their hours.