Unemployment in France has risen for the eighth consecutive month to 11 per cent of the workforce, leaving President François Hollande’s promise to reverse the upward trend ...
French president François Hollande appeared determined but optimistic in a live television interview broadcast hours after he was booed at the traditional Bastille Day parade in Paris.
Another key trade union, the FSU, has walked out of the all-important two-day summit on jobs, leaving only one major union now in talks with government and employers.
Stage and screen actors as well as theatre and film technicians are protesting around France on Monday against planned reforms to their special unemployment scheme.
Action by workers in the arts and entertainments sector led to the cancellation of the first night of Verdi’s La Traviata at Montpelier’s Opera house on Wednesday evening.
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There's bad news across the board for French President François Hollande today.
Five executives have been held in a cigarette factory in western France since Wednesday afternoon. The cigarette manufacturer, Seita, announced the closure of the factory last month.
Only three papers to hand this bank holiday morning and the news is anything but festive.
French unemployment rose again last month with the Socialist government failing to keep President François Hollande’s campaign promise to reverse its upward rise.