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France's lower house of parliament has voted early to extend a state of emergency nationwide for another six months. Critics say that it is too little too late.
Shouts of “where were the police” rang out as crowds jeered France’s Prime Minister during a tribute to victims of last week’s truck attack in Nice.
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 is reeling over the news that French President Francois Hollande's office is paying almost 10,000 euros a month for a full time barber to cut his hair.
Left-wing supporters had condemned what they said was the first ban of a union-backed protest since the early 1960s.
Paris will be the People's on Thursday as unions lead a march against new labour laws, but now the embattled Socialist government has alienated its union supporters by trying to ban the march, and ang
French unions have been allowed to hold a protest march in Paris on Thursday, the head of the CGT union Philippe Martinez said on Wednesday after an emergency meeting with the…
Anger over a new French labour law has produced a series of protests and strikes aimed at bringing President Hollande's socialist government to its knees. It's also produced a new movement that calls
French riot police fired tear gas and chased after protesters as clashes broke out during an anti-labour reform demonstration on Tuesday.