Fresh mass protests against planned reforms to labour laws, aimed to help reduce unemployment, push French president Francois Hollande further with his back against the wall as he may have to make another U-turn that could seal the end of any remaining ambition of re-election in 2017.
Emergency Effort to Save Hollande's JobWith a national election 15 months away and unemployment not falling, a crisis in France emerged: French president Francois Hollande's own job is at risk.Having promised to step down as president if unemployment in France fails to drop this year, Hollande took the necessary action. Show More Summary
Remember when showing 'progress' in Europe was as simple as pointing to your high stock market or low bond yields to "prove" everything is awesome. Since 2012, when Mr Hollande came to power, more than 600,000 people have joined the ranks of the unemployed at a time when joblessness has decreased in most of the other large European economies. Show More Summary
Meeting in Paris for the United Nations climate summit, French President Francois Hollande and Egyptian President Fattah Al-Sisi announced plans for further cooperation between the two countries on a number of issues, including renewable energy development in North Africa. According to Egyptian media reports, the two heads of state focused heavily [...]
Moments ago, after nearly two hours of private talks in Moscow between Vladimir Putin and France's Francois Hollande, a press conference started in which the two world leaders will share the conclusions of their discussions: will France...Show More Summary
Following the ISIS assault on Paris that left 130 dead prompting Francois Hollande to declare that France is “at war,” authorities quickly established a link to the infamous Brussels suburb of Molenbeek. The working class, immigrantShow More Summary
With 11 days passed since the horrific actions in Paris, French President Francois Hollande arrived at the White House to discuss the conflict with President Barack Obama, likely asking for greater cooperation (with Russia - who Hollande will meet Thursday) in the battle against ISIS. Show More Summary
Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane stands to complicate the already-fractured fight against Islamic State as French President Francois Hollande visits the White House on Tuesday morning to try to strengthen the multinational coalition taking on the extremist group. President Obama has been...
"The EU is increasingly about war," exclaimed the outspoken UKIP leader in 2013 in front of Francois Hollande and his European parliamentarian peers. Amid the collapse of the French economy and capital flight, Farage jabs at Hollande...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. France is bombing ISIS HQ. France wants to unite with the US and Russia in a grand coalition dedicated to smashing the Islamic State group, French President Francois Hollande told lawmakers. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Hollande Calls for United Anti-Terror Front as Police Crack Down. (video) French President Francois Hollande, moving to reassure a nation stunned by its second wave of deadly attacks this year, vowed to increase spending on security, limit constitutional protections and win a war against Islamic terrorism. Show More Summary
The eight men involved in the terror attacks last night in Paris have not yet been identified, but tentative reports say that they were a mix of nationalities, with at least one of them being French. President Francois Hollande hinted at his suspicions about a domestic connection in a speech Saturday. “This is an act of […]
At least 150 people died in Paris on Friday in a coordinate wave of terrorist attacks — shootings, suicide bombings and a horrific hostage situation. French president, Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency for the entire country and shut … More » The post Paris Attacks Leave More Than 150 Dead appeared first on EveryJoe.
In the wake of the stunning wave of bombings, shootouts, and hostage situations unfolding in Paris on Friday, French President Francois Hollande has closed the French border. He has also declared a state of emergency and called for more army assistance. Show More Summary
German chancellor Angela Merkel, EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, and French President Francois Hollande will not be pleased to learn UK Chancellor Seeks Two-Tier Europe Enshrined in Law. George Osborne, Britain’s chancellor of theShow More Summary
Since Francois Hollande was elected (in May 2012), France has seen its joblessness ranks rise 36 of 39 months by a stunning 648,000. The lastest month added another 20,000 as it appears the brief respite in June and July is well and truly over. Show More Summary
Filed under 'what the f##k?', French President Francois Hollande is preparing for air strikes in Syria in a somewhat mind-numbing approach to to stem a flood of refugees from the Middle East into Europe. Using the always-ready excuse...Show More Summary
Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande and others have shown statesmanship in the face of the migrant crisis, but they will need brinkmanship to avoid that their compassion will compound their electoral challenges at home and damage the future shape of the European Union.
French president promises new measures to help livestock and dairy farmers facing a profit squeeze. ||| Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday promised measures to help livestock and dairy farmers who have been protesting for weeks over what they say is a squeeze on their profits by retailers and food processors. Show More Summary
As if there is not too much government and too many meetings already, Hollande Calls for the Creation of a Euro Zone Government. French President Francois Hollande called on Sunday for the creation of a euro zone government and for citizens...Show More Summary