Francois Hollande bets on tax overhaul.
Jeered and whistled at by protesters at the Arc de Triomphe during Remembrance Day ceremonies Nov. 11, and with France's credit rating downgraded yet again, Hollande appears weak, indecisive and clueless as France sinks back into recession. Show More Summary
Francois Hollande faces more grim GDP figures.
Standard & Poor’s downgrade of France to AA is an indictment of Euroland’s entire contraction regime. Yes, S&P says France has bottled it on reforms. Francois Hollande’s patchwork of measures – losing momentum anyway since early 2013 – will not be enough to pull the country out of sclerosis. • Tim Stanley: Obama says ‘sorry’. [...]
S&P unimpressed by Francois Hollande's reform measures.
French farmers are still not happy even though French president Francois Hollande decided to roll back the "ecotax" on large trucks following riots last week. Riots continued on Saturday, after the announced rollback. For the prelude...Show More Summary
President Francois Hollande wants to balance the French deficit by taxing the rich, taxing the poor, taxing trucks, raising the VAT, and increasing the tax on corporations.
President Francois Hollande wants to balance the French deficit by taxing the rich, taxing the poor, taxing trucks, raising the VAT, and increasing the tax on corporations. That policy blew sky high this week in a storm of riots by Brittany...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Hollande has become the most unpopular French president on record, an opinion poll showed on Monday, with the Socialist leader hit by anger over tax hikes, unemployment and rows over the government's immigration...Show More Summary
Nov. 12 - 13, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now As world leaders catch word that the NSA was spying on them, criticism against the agency’s secret surveillance programs has reached fever pitch. French Francois Hollande and German …
The EU is threatening to fine data companies for sharing information with US intelligence. Will stocks suffer? President Obama had to make an awkward call yesterday to his French counterpart, Francois Hollande. Further revelations from Edward Snowden, reported by the French newspaper Le Monde, have brought to light American efforts to spy on France. Of particular concern […]
Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, At our workshop in Chile some months ago, European MEP Nigel Farage blasted French President Francois Hollande as leading the pack “in the modern day Pantheon of idiots who are runningShow More Summary
It was only two months ago that France's socialist president, Francois Hollande, in his quest to show just how great his allegiance was to the eat tax the rich "fairness doctrine" and socialist causes espoused by the glorious leaderShow More Summary
Given the extreme economic mess socialist president Francois Hollande has made in France, it should not be too shocking to discover a surge in the popularity of the National Front, a far-right, eurosceptic political party led by Marine...Show More Summary
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris after a meeting with French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday, a day before the ECB Governing Council meeting.
Four months ago, President Francois Hollande warned Brussels not to tell France how to run its finances. ||| Brussels - Four months ago, President Francois Hollande warned Brussels not to tell France how to run its finances. In a few weeks' time, the European Commission will do exactly that as a new era of rigid fiscal surveillance begins in Europe. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Hollande Faces Europe’s Glass-Half-Empty Test on Budget Plan. President Francois Hollande’s government sought to show the European Commission it’s serious about public-spending cuts with its 2014 budget today, after changes to the pension system failed to impress. Show More Summary
Francois Hollande's government to outlne another year of cuts.
President Francois Hollande announced aim to reduce use of fossil fuels by 30% by 2030. ||| France will reduce use of fossil fuels by 30 percent by 2030 as part of a strategy to halve overall energy use by 2050, President Francois Hollande announced on Friday. Show More Summary
Francois Hollande laid out a 10-year roadmap to revive French industry by promoting new technologies to drive job creation. ||| Paris - Francois Hollande laid out a 10-year roadmap on Thursday to revive French industry by promoting new...Show More Summary