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Politics, it is often said, is about compromise. But for the French government at the moment compromise on the contentious issue of labour reform is
With less than a year until the next presidential election, Francois Hollande used his last Bastille Day address to defend his legacy.
France's economy grew by 0.2 percent between April and June from the previous three months according to the latest estimate from the country's central bank.
France has stepped up its efforts to grab some of the London banking business that could be displaced by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
The cost of France's worst flooding in decades could reach an estimated two billion euros with French insurance companies having to pay out many hundreds of millions.
Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…
France's economy performed better than expected in the first three months of this year up by 0.6 percent from the previous quarter.
The International Monetary Fund has warned France's economy is not recovering quickly enough to cut unemployment and debt significantly and more reforms are needed.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit dropped by 60,000 in March, but much of the decline came from people not updating their job-seeking status so they were not counted.
The French finance minister discusses the 'Panama Papers,' how to cut deficit, the eurozone economy and the future of Europe.
France's central bank has said economic growth this year will be below the eurozone average of 1.4 percent which is not enough to cut the country's persistently high unemployment.