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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.
Kosovo series, part 5/5
16/10/2015 - International report

Kosovo series, part 5/5

People from Kosovo make up the third largest group of migrants to apply for asylum in Germany this year - after Syria and Albania.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) shakes hands with Egyptian Defence minister General Sedki Sobhi (R) as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) looks on. October 10, 2015
12/10/2015 - France-Egypt-Jordan-Saudi Arabia

French PM seals ties with embarrassing Middle East allies

After Egypt and Jordan, French Prime minister Manuel Valls is due to visit Saudi Arabia on Monday for the final leg of his four-day tour of the Middle East.

Xavier Broseta (C), Human Resources Manager at Air France, and Pierre Plissonnier (R), Air France deputy of long-haul flights, surrounded by angry employees, October 5, 2015
12/10/2015 - France

Air France tries to bridge rift with unions: arrests 6

Six Air France workers, suspected of attacking their bosses last week, were arrested on Monday, on the heels of fresh talks between management and unions.

The rise in August has brought the total number of unemployed in France to 3.57 million.
25/09/2015 - France

Number of unemployed in France rises again

Unemployment figures in France soared again in August following signs of encouragement in July when there was a slight reduction.
A man gives coins to a beggar as for many ordinary citizens times are harder than ever, La Bola, southern Spain, 27 August 2015.
01/09/2015 - Europe - France

Eurozone unemployment lowest in three years; not in France

Unemployment in the eurozone fell to its lowest level in three and a half years in July.
France's Labour minister, François Rebsamen at the National Assembly, March 18 2015
10/08/2015 - France

France's Labour minister goes, Hollande's economic woes remain

France's Labour minister announced on Monday he will resign from the government next week to become mayor of Dijon.