Articles Tagged 'france'
France’s Macron loses majority as defectors form new party
The party of French President Emmanuel Macron has lost its outright majority in parliament, after a group of MPs broke away to form a new… READ MORE
Thousands march against pension reform in Paris
Paris (AFP) – Thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday against French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms which have sparked a month-long transport strike.
Some… READ MORE
Paris police arrest scores amid strike over pension reform
PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and… READ MORE
France approves digital tax on American tech giants, defying US trade threat
France’s Senate approved a tax on the revenues of tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on Thursday, defying a warning from the President Donald… READ MORE
Trump, Macron hail D-Day veterans at ceremony in Normandy
President Trump on Thursday joined French President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders in Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, offering… READ MORE
Le Monde Magazine creates controversy with ‘constructivist’ cover of Macron
French newspaper Le Monde faced huge criticism on Sunday after it published a highly provocative cover of French President Emmanuel Macron for its Saturday M… READ MORE
France protests: Fuel tax rises in 2019 budget dropped
Fuel tax rises which sparked weeks of violent protests in France have now been dropped from next year’s budget, the government has announced.
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Ending tense weekend in France, Trump honors friendship ‘sealed in battle’
President Trump’s weekend in France turned events marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I into a diplomatic obstacle course.
He weathered… READ MORE
France demands that a new digital tax on tech giants should come this year
France will not rest until its plan for an EU-wide digital tax gets approved before the end of the year, the country’s finance minister said… READ MORE
France seizes Iranian assets in retaliation for bomb plot
PARIS (Reuters) – France seized assets belonging to Iran’s intelligence services and two Iranian nationals in response to a June plot to attack an exiled… READ MORE