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Islam and economy ignite French TV debate

Rivals target Macron as polls give centrist a narrow lead in presidential race.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 20th, 2017

Le Pen and Macron clash in French election TV debate

Contenders focus on Islam and the economy in race to reach second round.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 21st, 2017

Feature: The Prophet of France’s Fracture

With a hotly contested election looming, the country’s most famous scholar of Islam finds himself at the center of a tense debate over assimilation, extremism and what it means to be French......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 5th, 2017

Macron and Le Pen clash in French election debate

Initial surveys indicate former economy minister shored up his position.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 21st, 2017

French Voters face stark choice on the economy

Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, the leading candidates for French president, will offer voters a stark choice on the euro and trade during their first televised campaign debate on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

HENRY BLODGET: Technology may destroy jobs, but it also creates them

Business InsiderBusiness Insider CEO Henry Blodget breaks down the debate over artificial intelligence (AI), and whether machines will take over everyone's jobs. He discusses how history has proven the economy to be highly ad.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2017

French economy grows 0.5 pct in Q2 on export surge

France rides the wave of an export surge with a third straight quarter of strong growth - but is still outdone by Spain. Its latest data shows output expanding by 0.9 per cent between April and June. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 28th, 2017

French economy expands 0.5% in the second quarter

The French economy expanded 0.5% in the second quarter, statistics agency Insee sai.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2017

French Economy"s Growth in Second Quarter Boosts Macron After Setbacks

The French economy maintained firm growth in the second quarter, giving President Emmanuel Macron a shot in the arm as he embarks upon contentious plans to rewrite labor laws and cut public spending......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJul 28th, 2017

French Growth Slows But Manufacturing Hits Six Year High

France’s private-sector economy slowed in July as the best manufacturing numbers in more than six years couldn’t compensate for a weakening in services. A composite Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 55.7 fro.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseJul 24th, 2017

BBC Salaries Ignite Debate Over Appropriate Pay, Gender Equity

The BBC released on-air salaries for the first time, at the British government's behest. The top seven salaries all go to men. The highest pay: more than $2.8 .....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 19th, 2017

Can the tech giants be stopped?

Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech behemoths are transforming the U.S. economy and labor market, with scant public debate or scrutiny. Changing course won’t be easy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 15th, 2017

Can the Tech Giants Be Stopped?

Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech behemoths are transforming the U.S. economy and labor market, with scant public debate or scrutiny. Changing course won’t be easy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 15th, 2017

French lawmakers debating measure to speed up labor reforms

The French parliament is beginning debate on a special measure that would make it easier, and quicker, for President Emmanuel Macron's government to redesign the nation's labor rules, one of the most divisive promises of his presidency......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 10th, 2017

France is investigating a Las Vegas trip Macron took last year as economy minister

Christophe Petit Tesson/ReutersPARIS (AP) — A French investigation into a Las Vegas tech party is putting new pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's labor minister — and possibly the president himself — as they pursue difficult reform.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 7th, 2017

Macron to shake up French economy

French President Emmanuel Macron is vowing to breathe new life into Europe and to shake up France's economy. Melissa Bell and Richard Quest discuss just what Macron has planned and why the speech was so unusual......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 3rd, 2017

The euro zone: a five-star economy?

German retail sales and French consumer spending surged in May, w.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 30th, 2017

Macron Outlines Plans to Overhaul France"s Labor Laws

The French president, who campaigned for president on a platform of labor reform, says changes to employment regulations are needed to reinvigorate the country’s economy......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJun 28th, 2017

NewsWatch: How the Republicans and Democrats can both be right on Medicaid

The healthcare debate is about more than healthcare. It’s also about entitlement spending, how fast the economy is growing, how wide and deep our tax base is, the time frame through which we examine issues and so forth.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2017

Islam in Europe: German Preacher Backs Controversial Language Lessons for Imams as Debate Over Integration Rages

His comments follow fierce debate about the place of Islam in German life......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2017

French Growth Picking Up as Macron Pursues Change

French economic output is improving and will record its fastest growth in six years in 2017, national statistics agency Insee said Tuesday, giving President Emmanuel Macron a boost as he sets out to shake up the economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 20th, 2017