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Government takes on train debt

The government has agreed to absorb 35 billion euros in debt from the state railway SNCF, a top union official said Friday, as it seeks an end to nearly two months of strikes. Luc Berille, the head of the UNSA union, said that the state had proposed…

rfi English, May 25

France

Rail workers vote overwhelmingly against…

Workers at the state-owned SNCF rail company resoundingly rejected President Emmanuel Macron’s planned overhaul of the railways in an internal ballot organised by labour unions. Macron’s government wants to create a leaner, more efficient…

France 24, May 24

France

British soldier-turned-burglar hides in…

A former British soldier has been arrested after hiding in a camouflaged tent in…

rfi English, May 23

France

Giant hammerhead worms from Asia have invaded…

Giant tropical worms from Asia have been conducting a stealthy takeover of French…

The Local, May 23

France

What the papers said 23 May 2018

A detailed look at the popularity rating of President Emmanuel Macron; what happened…

rfi English, May 23

France

Fewer recycled meds signal drop in over-prescription

The number of unused medicines being recycled at pharmacies is dropping, which is…

The Connexion, May 22


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