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French unemployment rate drops to 2012 level

France's unemployment rate fell by 0.1 points between April and June 2017, reaching 9.2 percent in France.Over the past year, unemployment has seen a decline of 0.5 percentage points and now stands at 9.2 percent in Metropolitan France and 9.5 percent…

The Local, Aug 18

France

Calais complies with court order

Calais started to install toilets and drinking water outlets for migrants and refugees this week, in line with a ruling by France’s highest legal authority that the city’s mayor vowed to defy. Ten toilets and five taps were installed next…

rfi English, Aug 17

France

Brigitte Macron: A 'first lady' in all but…

In an interview with the magazine Elle — to be published on Friday —…

France 24, Aug 17

France

Macron sues journalist for invasion of privacy

President Emmanuel Macron is suing a photojournalist who tried to snap him while…

rfi English, Aug 16

France

Man jumps into live bullring fight in protest

A vegan activist has jumped into a bullring during a fight in Bayonne (Pyrénées-Atlantiques)…

The Connexion, Aug 16

France

What the papers said 16 Aug 2017

There's more talk of President Emmanuel Macron's plans for the economy in the press,…

rfi English, Aug 16


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