writes James Nalton
Saturday 4th Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
FRENCH Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire defended plans to merge high-speed trainmaker Alstom with German giant Siemens yesterday.
Mr Le Maire claimed the deal was vital given growing competition from China to meet worldwide demand for high-speed trains, once exemplified by...
Thursday 28th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
FRENCH lorry drivers blockaded fuel depots across the country yesterday in a protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s new labour law.
The CGT and FO union federations called the strike last week in opposition to the new law, which would allow firms to opt out of national...
Tuesday 26th Sep 2017
Thousands take to the streets to stop workers’ contracts becoming ‘rags’
Monday 25th Sep 2017
FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron signed five decrees yesterday tearing up workers’ rights and giving a boost to big business.
Trade unions and left-wing forces have staged a series of massive protests and strikes against the labour law changes, which make it easier to sack...
Saturday 23rd Sep 2017
TRADE UNIONS protested in Paris yesterday as President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his new labour “reforms,” which would make it easier for bosses to hire and fire.
Mr Macron wants parliament to vote on the new legislation — the third attack on workers’ rights in...
Friday 1st Sep 2017
FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday that combating Isis in Syria and Iraq was his top foreign policy priority.
But Syrian and Iraqi forces raced ahead of the self-styled “Jupiter” of French politics, driving the death cult further towards collapse.
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
THE prime suspect in a Paris car-ramming attack that left six French soldiers injured yesterday morning was arrested the same afternoon.
Edouard Philippe said the “principal suspect” apprehended on the A16 road near Boulogne-sur-Mer in northern France was driving the BMW...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
by Tom Gill
Monday 31st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Lionesses boss Sampson ‘not reading too much’ into previous encounters as his side head into the quarters against a team they haven’t beaten in over 40 years
Saturday 29th Jul 2017