No-Confidence Vote in France FailsFrench President Francois Hollande took an unusual step on Tuesday of passing a law by decree, with no parliamentary vote.Article 49.3 of the French constitution allows that, but doing so runs the risk...Show More Summary
Hollande Risks Vote of ConfidenceFrench President Francois Hollande took an unusual step today of passing law by decree, with no parliamentary vote. Article 49.3 of the French constitution allows that, but doing so runs the risk of a...Show More Summary
By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Hollande faces a major test on Tuesday when his flagship economic reform bill is put to parliament, 10 days before the European Commission rules on whether France's reforms go far enough to avoid sanctions for its budget slippages. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accompanied by French President Francois Hollande, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 6. Then she met with U.S. President Barack Obama on Feb. 9.
``... perhaps most significantly is France's continued apparent pivot towards Russia... Following Francois Hollande's calls for greater autonomy for Eastern Ukraine, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out in apparent support...Show More Summary
Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande are trying to broker peace in Ukraine. The German and French heads of government have flown to Kiev and Moscow to try and broker a peace. According to the Financial Times, it may be due to Washington's...Show More Summary
In spite of the Charlie Hebdo murders that raised the popularity of French president Francois Hollande and his staff, Les Echos reports than in the 2017 presidential election anti-euro candidate Marine Le Pen in the 1st Round Lead With Nearly 30% of the Vote. Show More Summary
France's president Francois Hollande has revealed plans to introduce a law that will make Internet companies "accomplices" if they fail to remove messages posted by extremist groups.
Europe looks pull the trigger on a big quantitative easing programme on Thursday, six years after the Fed and Bank of England launched their own schemes. It was widely expected, and French President Francois Hollande seems to have let...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande says the European Central Bank is going to announce QE this week. Mario Draghi and the rest of the European Central Bank are unlikely to be happy with the intervention. Either he's wrong, and markets...Show More Summary
In a speech Friday afternoon, French President Francois Hollande confirmed that four people were killed in the day's supermarket attack. He also made an effort to console the country after multiple hostage situations. Hollande condemned...Show More Summary
Masked gunmen stormed the Paris office of satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo early Wednesday, killing at least 11 people before escaping, police say. French President Francois Hollande confirmed the deaths, calling the attack an...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Divers have recovered five major parts of wreckage from AirAsia Flight 8501, but have yet to find the crucial "black box." 2. French president Francois Hollande said in an interview Monday that Western nations should ease existing sanctions on Russia. 3. Show More Summary
President Francois Hollande said he would take "any risk" to boost French economic growth. ||| Paris - President Francois Hollande said on Monday he would take “any risk” to boost French economic growth above the government's forecast 1 percent in 2015, in a bid to cut unemployment with help from economic reforms. Show More Summary
``In their new year addresses, French President Francois Hollande attacked what he called "dangerous" populist movements, and Giorgio Napolitano, the 89 year-old outgoing Italian President, warned there was "nothing more unrealistic or dangerous" than calls for Italy to leave the euro zone.''
Socialist President Francois Hollande's super tax ends on Wednesday and will not be renewed. ||| Paris - It was supposed to force millionaires to pay tax rates of up to 75 percent: “Cuba without the sun,” as described by a critic from...Show More Summary
(December 24, 2014 06:14 PM, by Scott Sumner) What an unmitigated disaster for Pikettynomics! PARIS (Reuters) - When President Francois Hollande unveiled a "super-tax" on the rich in 2012, some feared an exodus of business, sporting and artistic talent. One adviser warned it was a Socialist step too... (0 COMMENTS)
Having proclaimed the creation of jobs-jobs-jobs as his mandate when elected in 2012, Francois Hollande has so far overseen the loss of nearly 600,000 French jobs. At 3.488 million, French joblessness has never been higher (and French...Show More Summary
By Hannah Murphy and Mark John PARIS (Reuters) - When President Francois Hollande unveiled a "super-tax" on the rich in 2012, some feared an exodus of business, sporting and artistic talent. One adviser warned it was a Socialist step too far that would turn France into "Cuba without sun". Show More Summary
France's President Francois Hollande announced Friday that the terminally ill should have "the right to deep, continuous sedation until death." The Associated Press reports that Hollande called for a law to keep terminally ill patients sedated until they die. Show More Summary