Articles Tagged 'FranÃ§ois Hollande'
Le Pen, Macron face off in final French presidential debate
French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in a final televised debate on Wednesday which is expected to be bitter, personal… READ MORE
Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide slams Macron
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s top aide sharply attacked her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron, who is favorite to beat her for the French presidency, as… READ MORE
French in center-right primary to pick presidential candidate to face Le Pen
PARIS | Conservative presidential hopefuls in France face the judgment of voters in a primary race on Sunday and the victor looks likely to win… READ MORE
France’s Hollande meets religious leaders amid row over attacks security
President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France’s religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church, igniting… READ MORE
Truck attacker plows into French crowd, kills 84 celebrating Bastille Day
A gunman at the wheel of a heavy truck plowed into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice, killing at least 84… READ MORE
Paris Attacker, Europe’s ’Most Wanted Man,’ Caught in Belgium
A suspected conspirator in the November terror attacks in Paris and the subject of a massive subsequent manhunt was reportedly captured Friday, potentially giving European… READ MORE
Putin, Ukraine leader break crisis ice at D-Day event
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER France | The leaders of Russia and Ukraine held their first talks on Friday since Moscow annexed Crimea, airing ways to end their four-month conflict in a brief encounter during commemorations in France of the World War Two D-Day landings.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel brought together Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko… READ MORE
French court rejects 75 percent millionaires’ tax
PARIS | France’s Constitutional Council on Saturday rejected a 75 percent upper income tax rate to be introduced in 2013 in a setback to Socialist… READ MORE
French business erupts in fury against “disastrous” FranÃ§ois Hollande
â€œThe situation is very serious. Some business leaders are in a state of quasi-panic,â€ said Laurence Parisot, head of employersâ€™ group MEDEF.
â€œThe pace of bankruptcies has accelerated over the summer. We are seeing a general loss of confidence by investors. Large foreign investors are shunningÂ FranceÂ altogether. Itâ€™s becoming really dramatic.â€
MEDEF, Franceâ€™s equivalent of the … READ MORE
Left poised to win French parliamentary vote
By Brian Love, Reuters
PARIS |Â Â France votes on Sunday in the first round of an election tipped to give the left control of parliament and consolidate President Francois Hollande’s grip on power as he seeks to ease the pain of a debt crisis in Europe.
Voting stations open at 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) and close at the latest… READ MORE