Easing of strike brings relief for Paris commuters

Monday, 20 January 2020

Paris commuters who were careworn after six weeks of misery-inducing transport strikes found their ......

Splits in France’s protest movement trigger fears of violence

Saturday, 18 January 2020

A French government minister warned that seditious groups bent on violence were hijacking the ......

French unions take to streets in make-or-break pension protest

Thursday, 09 January 2020

French trade unions disrupted rail services, cut power output and brought demonstrators onto the ......

Clashes break out at Paris protest against pension reform

Saturday, 04 January 2020

Police on Saturday fired tear gas at demonstrators in Paris’s busy Gare du Nord station, used ......

French unions make pre-Christmas push to block pension reforms

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

French trade unions on Tuesday used transport strikes and mass protests to try to force President ......

In blow to Macron, France pensions reform tsar resigns

Monday, 16 December 2019

The French government’s High Commissioner for Pensions Jean-Paul Delevoye resigned on Monday ......

French commuters face 12th day of transport strike over pensions

Monday, 16 December 2019

French commuters endured a twelfth day of misery on Monday as the government and unions traded blame ......