Few tears shed by French workers after Macron"s Alstom dream is blocked

After four decades on the production line at French trainmaker Alstom, Claude Gemino had little sympathy for Emmanuel Macron when Brussels scotched the French president's hopes of creating a European rail champion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron

Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out on the streets and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 9th, 2018

French Companies Bribe Workers To Stop Rioting As Wave Of "Deadly Violence" Expected This Weekend

France's "Yellow Vest" protests have evolved from simple expressions of anger over Emmanuel Macron's since-can.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 6th, 2018

French rail workers set up street protests, resume strike

French rail workers set up street protests across France on Thursday as they resumed their rolling strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company SNCF......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2018

French train workers occupy building, protesting reforms

Striking French train workers have occupied a building in a surprise protest against President Emmanuel Macron's changes to the state-run rail company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2018

French strikes continue as standoff with Macron deepens

French railway workers resume rolling strikes against President Macron's reform plans for the state-owned railway company SNCF, triggering widespread travel chaos.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 13th, 2018

The Latest: Thousands of yellow vests marching through Paris

The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Thousands of yellow vest protesters are marching through Paris amid heightened security a week after resurgent rioting by demonstrators angry at President Emmanuel Macron......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 23rd, 2019

Macron: French soldiers won"t be in charge of public order

French President Emmanuel Macron has addressed concerns about soldiers being deployed during yellow vest protests this weekend, saying they won't be in charge of maintaining public order......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 22nd, 2019

This tricked-out sofa is a couch potato"s dream prize

If French fries are your favorite form of couch potatoes, McDonald’s has a giveaway for you: A tricked-out La-Z-Boy sofa designed to be the ultimate landing place for bingeing on both fast food and watching your favorite shows. McDonald’s, La-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Plunges as Macron Warns of N0-Deal Brexit Risk

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Plunges as Macron Warns of N0-Deal Brexit Risk Comments from French President Emmanuel Macron prompted the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate to lose further ground this after.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 21st, 2019

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

FLASH: President Macron to deploy soldiers to keep order during yellow vest protests. French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain securi.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 20th, 2019

French unions stage day of strikes at Macron policies

French unions took to the streets on Tuesday to protest against President Macron's economic policies. As Francis Maguire reports, the demonstrations ramp up pressure on Macron who is also dealing after 'yellow vest' protests turned violent at the weekend......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 19th, 2019

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

FLASH: French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th weekend running of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters threw smoke bombs and oth.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 16th, 2019

"Positive signs" in Airbus-China talks, says French official

There are encouraging signs that European planemaker Airbus is closing in on a long-negotiated deal with China for dozens of new narrow-body jets, an aide to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

Macron in Kenya, 1st French leader there since independence

French President Emmanuel Macron will be in Kenya today in the first visit by a French leader since the East African nation's independence in 1963......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 13th, 2019

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘yellow vests’ are protesting for a 16th weekend running in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the Macron government’s economic policies they see as favoring the rich. In Par.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 2nd, 2019

French President Says Blockchain Could Put Europe at ‘Vanguard’ of Innovation

Emmanuel Macron has called for increased use of data technologies such as blockchain in the EU to benefit agriculture and consumers......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 28th, 2019

Air France-KLM: Macron wants clarification from Dutch state

French President Emmanuel Macron says the Dutch government must clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM airline alliance......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 27th, 2019

French Support for Yellow Vests Cools

The French public has begun to turn against the yellow vest movement, with a new poll for the first time showing majority supporting an end to the protests. The shift in sentiment offers a sign of relief for President Macron......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 27th, 2019

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Forcing Macron to Cut Taxes

Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, said he is “rather favorable” towards easing the tax burden following a national debate in wake of the anti-government Yellow Vest protests. The French President launched a series of debat.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 26th, 2019

Citi Ready To Replace "Tens Of Thousands" Of Call-Center Workers With Robots

Citigroup is apparently preparing to follow through on its promise it shed as many as 20,000 operations and technology positions, according to an interview with CEO Mike Corbat that was published Tuesday in the Fin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 19th, 2019