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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 ......

France’s Louvre shut by pension strikes

Friday, 17 January 2020

The Louvre museum in Paris shut down Friday after striking workers blocked the entrance, management ......

French govt seeks compromise to end transport strike

Saturday, 11 January 2020

France’s government on Saturday offered a possible compromise to unions waging a crippling, ......

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 ......

Macron calls for Christmas truce in French pension strikes

Sunday, 22 December 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron called on transport unions to suspend strikes over pension reform ......

France appoints new politician to examine tricky pension reforms

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

France appointed Laurent Pietraszewski on Wednesday as the new politician tasked with examining ......

French president Macron rules out giving up pension reforms

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron will not drop his plan for a single points-based pension system, ......

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 ......

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 ......

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 petrol stations well supplied, all refineries operating: Ministry

Friday, 13 December 2019

The French government said on Friday that all the country’s refineries were operating and ......

France’s Macron to launch controversial pension overhaul

Thursday, 05 September 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron has held a special government meeting to discuss ways to launch an ......

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts

Monday, 13 May 2019

Retired soldiers in Lebanon, concerned about any pension or benefit cuts as the government debates a ......

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