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January 11, 2020
French PM open to scrapping raising retirement age to 64
The French prime minister informed the unions behind a crippling railway strike over pension reform Saturday that he is open ...
January 10, 2020
No sight of French deal on pensions as unions hold out
The French government and labor unions appeared far from reaching any compromise deal Friday in talks over a planned pension ...
December 28, 2019
Thousands march in Paris to protest pension reform plan
Thousands of protesters opposed to the French government's plan to revamp the retirement system marched through Paris on ...
December 19, 2019
French unions: Keep retirement strikes going through January
France’s punishing transportation troubles may ease up slightly over Christmas — but unions plan renewed strikes and protests ...
December 16, 2019
French pension reform architect resigns as strikes drag on
French President Emmanuel Macron's government suffered a major blow Monday when the key architect of the pension overhaul ...
December 12, 2019
French union warns pension reform strike could hit Christmas
French President Emmanuel Macron suggested Thursday that he was ready to make changes to his plans to overhaul the pension ...
December 11, 2019
French government raises retirement age as strikes grind on
France's prime minister said Wednesday that the full retirement age will be increased for the country's youngest, but offered ...
December 08, 2019
French strikes going strong on Day 4; government huddles
France's prime minister is holding special meetings Sunday about the government's divisive redesign of the national ...
December 06, 2019
France’s Macron faces decisive test over economic policies
Massive strikes against a planned overhaul of the pension system are sending a powerful warning to French President Emmanuel ...
December 02, 2019
Rescuers among 6 dead in storms on French Riviera
A helicopter crash killed three French rescuers on a mission to save people trapped by floods, and three others were also ...
November 26, 2019
13 French soldiers killed in helicopter collision in Mali
Two helicopters collided on a moonless night and killed 13 French soldiers fighting Islamic State group-linked extremists in ...
November 25, 2019
France pledges millions to stop deadly domestic violence
Under unprecedented public pressure, France’s government pledged Monday to seize firearms from abusive spouses and better ...
November 05, 2019
Anti-police violence surges in the tough suburbs of Paris
A resurgence of anti-police violence has emerged in the long-troubled towns around Paris, signs that lawlessness still ...
October 07, 2019
Macron shifts right on immigration as asylum demands grow
French lawmakers are grappling with one of the country's thorniest issues. On Monday, they began debating immigration, at a ...
September 10, 2019
The Latest: UK govt formally suspends Parliament for 5 weeks
The latest on Brexit (all times local): 1:50 a.m. The British government has formally suspended Parliament, sending lawmakers ...
September 04, 2019
France's Macron to launch controversial pension overhaul
French President Emmanuel Macron has held a special government meeting to discuss ways to launch an overhaul of the pension ...
August 02, 2019
French city braces for violence after festival-goer's death
The western French city of Nantes on Friday imposed exceptional security measures amid growing public anger over the drowning ...
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