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And so they rose, and took to the streets and squares of cities and towns, reclaiming the Agora, asking that democracy live up to its promise: in Spain, in Greece, in France, people demanded that elec
For more insight on the citizen’s movements mushrooming across Europe, we spoke to Albert Ogien, a French sociologist and senior researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
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.
It is being hailed as the biggest show of strength yet against long-contested labour reforms in France.
With the international football tournament just over a week away, France is on the verge of chaos as strikes continue.
Following a meeting between the government and oil industry representatives, Transport Minister Alain Vidalies said the situation at fuel depots is improving.
Strike action over changes to the French labour law have disrupted many cities across the country.
France has been hit by another day of strikes and protests against controversial labour reforms.
CGT: strikes to continue over labour law reforms More petrol stations run dry Picket action spreads to ports and power plants Government stands firm A fuel crisis in France seems to be getting wors
The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.
The strike over French labour laws has become more entrenched, amid union claims that all of the country’s oil refineries have been affected by…
Thursday’s latest protests against France’s controversial labour reforms drew the most wildly varying turnout estimates yet: 90,000 in Marseille according to the organisers, 3,500 said the…
Dozens of people have been arrested on the margins of a protest in Paris over planned labour reforms
Police in Paris have evacuated a protest camp in the city’s Place de la Republique, occupied for 11 consecutive nights by demonstrators demanding
There have been more clashes between police and protesters in Paris during student demonstrations against French labour reforms. Tear gas was used to
A nationwide day of protest in France is causing transport disruptions, with thousands of workers out on the streets
French police clashed with protesting taxi drivers in Paris on Tuesday, amid a day of major strike action across France. Riot police officers used
The security situation around Calais due to the ongoing migrant crisis was little aided by protesting French ferry workers who again severely
‘Le Foll, your Greece awaits you’ read one protest banner in which French farmers appeared to compare the crisis on the hands of Agriculture Minister
French farmers blockade Lyon, despite the government's offer of a 600-million euro, 24-step aid plan, which would include tax exemptions.
There has been a mixed reaction in France to news that the government has announced 1.1 billion euros worth of measures to support its livestock
Teachers in France went on strike on Tuesday and demonstrated against planned reforms. The country’s 840,000 teachers oppose to the plans, the unions
Police have moved in to clear environmental protesters from the site of the controversial Sivens dam in southwest France. It came after regional
French President Francois Hollande is joined by other world leaders ahead of a march in solidarity with the victims of the recent shootings in Paris.