When the Socialist Party’s Francois Hollande claimed the French presidency in 2012, he brought new hope for a fresh approach for a European economy burdened by debt and recession. Europe’s biting austerity policies to quell the euroShow More Summary
French Socialist President Francois Hollande was booed today at a commemoration for those who died in World War 1. Protesters shouted, “You’re a disgrace for France!” Even the French have had it with the socialists. France 24 reported A solemn … Continue reading ?
The Professional Union of Soccer Clubs in France has said the 75% "super tax" soccer players will not be exempt from threatens to "kill" French soccer. The union made the comments after French Socialist President Francois Hollande "refused...Show More Summary
French President François Hollande achieved record low approval ratings in the latest poll released Monday amid rising taxes and a sluggish economy. The Socialist president’s popularity dropped to 26%, the lowest percentage in the 32-year...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
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
Francois Hollande laid out a 10-year roadmap on Thursday to revive French industry by promoting new technologies to drive job creation, but which offered little public money from stretched state coffers.The Socialist president, whose...Show More Summary
Things are hanging together by a thread for Socialist President Francois Hollande over in France — and even just a...
Today's economic doldrums do not have to last forever, and President Hollande has an opportunity to reverse this situation. But he has to move quickly and in a way that puts pragmatic, growth-oriented reforms first -- and Socialist ideology second.
We have been discussing the tax policies of President Francois Hollande’s Socialist government — a record that I have criticized as ruinous from an economic standpoint. A recent report indicates that for some high-earning families — more than 8,000 — the Hollande policies impose a 100% tax. It is the ultimate “eat the rich” policy. […]
Taxes on the rich imposed by Socialist president Francois Hollande meant more than 8,000 French households had tax bills that exceeded their income last year.It is thought the exceptionally high level of taxation was due to a one-off...Show More Summary
Mali at first glance seems a most unlikely place for the NATO powers, led by a neo-colonialist French government of Socialist President Francois Hollande (and quietly backed to the hilt by the Obama Administration), to launch what is...Show More Summary
The socialist French President Francois Hollande recently called for a joint European economic government which would include a president, budget, and tax system for the countries in the eurozone. Today, it was reported that the Italians...Show More Summary
Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Paris to demonstrate over austerity measures.The demonstrations, which started at the Bastille, marked socialist President Francois Hollande's first year in office and accused...Show More Summary
A war of words has broken out in Europe between Francois Hollande's socialist party in France and the Christian Democrats led by Angela Merkel in Germany. The split between the two nations has become so bitter that some papers are suggesting...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande will propose next week easing entrepreneurs' capital gains tax, an official in his office told French media on Friday, as the Socialist leader struggles to win the confidence of business owners.
France's ruling Socialist Party is pressing President Francois Hollande to toughen his stance towards a German counterpart it describes as "self-centered", arguing that Chancellor Angela Merkel's pro-austerity policies are hurting Europe.The...Show More Summary
French President François Hollande's Socialist Party will hold its 'Convention on Europe' in Paris on 16 June. Several working papers are currently being prepared as a basis for discussion among party members and supporters at the Convention. Show More Summary
(PARIS) — The French Senate has voted to legalize same-sex marriage in France, putting a landmark bill on track to become law by summer. The vote in the upper house of parliament — led by President Francois Hollande’s Socialists — comes despite boisterous protests. Show More Summary