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Job Cuts in STMicroelectronics
27/01/2016 - France - Employment

Franco-Italian electronics firm to slash 430 jobs

Franco-Italian semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics said Wednesday it was stopping development of new TV set-top decoders.
Doing a fake job to find a real job in France
25/01/2016 - Spotlight on France

Doing a fake job to find a real job in France

French President François Hollande's promises of reducing unemployment have not panned out, and at the start of 2016, he has promised more training for the unskilled, many of whom end up on ...
French President Francois Hollande (R) accompanies Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid as he leaves the Elysée Palaceon Friday
22/01/2016 - France - Tunisia

France pledges one billion euros aid to troubled Tunisia as Essid meets Hollande

France will provide one billion euros in aid to Tunisia over the next five years, François Hollande's office announced on Friday after the French president met Tunisian Prime Minister Habib ...
President Francois Hollande during his New Year's greeting to address the nation's youth and to people who work for the common good, Paris, France, 11 January 2016
12/01/2016 - France

Hollande to boost France’s successful civic service

French President François Hollande announced on Monday that an extra 700 million euros will be allocated to the French civic service which will welcome 350,000 young people per year.

A screen shot of French President François Hollande during his annual New Year address from the Elysée Palace, December 31 2015
01/01/2016 - France

France's Hollande eyes new hope in 2016 after tragic last year

French President François Hollande on Thursday pledged to break with the "suffering" of 2015, marked by deadly terrorist attacks, and kick off 2016 on a more upbeat note.
The number of people seeking jobs in France showed a reduction in November.
25/12/2015 - France

Number of unemployed in France dips in November

The French government received some encouraging news on Christmas Eve as the latest figures for the month of November show a dip in the number of people seeking jobs compared to October.


French press review 27 November 2015

Today France is to pay its respects to the 130 people who died in the Friday 13 terrorist attacks. Several of the daily newspapers do no less.
Euro cent coins
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

France’s economy improves in third quarter

Economic growth in France expanded by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2015 according to the national statistics agency on Friday.
Thomas Fabius, the son of French Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, arriving at the Paris courthouse on June 1, 2011
30/10/2015 - France

Marine Le Pen calls for resignation of Foreign minister after son indicted

French Far-right leader Marine Le Pen has called on Foreign minister Laurent Fabius to resign, after his son was slapped an arrest warrant on Thursday for writing bad checks at a Las Vegas casino.


French press review 27 October 2015

The WHO lands a bombshell with a new study blaming cancer rates on over-consumption of red meat.