The leader of France’s hardline CGT union on Wednesday urged all workers to join pension strikes that have crippled public transport over the past month, as a showdown with President Emmanuel Macron enters a second month.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that his government would push through a pension overhaul despite fierce protests from unions behind one of the country’s biggest transport strikes in decades.
A French court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit brought by star chef Marc Veyrat seeking to force the prestigious Michelin restaurant guide to hand over its reasons for stripping his restaurant of a third star just a year after he won it.
Starting January 1, three single-use plastic products will be banned in France: plates, cups, and cotton buds. More will be banned next year, marking the first steps toward the government’s goal of phasing out all single-use plastics by 2040.
French restaurants are struggling to cope with the effects of ongoing nationwide strikes over pension reform plans on what is normally one of the busiest days of the year, New Year’s Eve.
In her new book Consent (Le consentement), French writer and publisher Vanessa Springora says that she became the sexual “prey” of author Gabriel Matzneff at age 14. The book has reignited a sharp public debate about paedophilia, around an author who …
Now in their 25th day, France’s nationwide strikes against the government’s pension reform plans are the longest in more than 30 years. How are strikers coping after nearly four weeks without pay?
The head of a hardline French trade union on Friday vowed to press on with a crippling strike that has dampened the festive season, with the stoppages becoming the longest-lasting such action since the 1980s.
A transport stoppage that has caused daily travel misery for millions of people in France entered its 23rd day on Friday, surpassing the duration of a 1995 strike whose success unions are hoping to repeat.
Paris’s Louvre museum is marking the 100th birthday of French artist Pierre Soulages, who has painted primarily in black for eight decades and was born on Christmas Eve, 1919.