Prime à la Casse: Scrapping your Car can be used to Buy a Used Car

Nicolas Hulot reform the “conversion premium” little used so far. From January 1, all the old vehicle owners can use it to buy a newer, cleaner vehicle. The government hopes to distribute over 100,000 premiums next year. First scrapping for the occasion It’s the return of the scrappage scheme . But the measure taken by Nicolas Hulot significantly different from …

Labour Code: 223,000 Demonstrators across France, according to the Interior

223,000 people demonstrated against the reform of the Labour Code in France, according to the Ministry of Interior. They were 400,000 according to the CGT. The protests against the reform of the Labour Code gathered Tuesday 223,000 people throughout France, according to figures from the Interior Ministry, against a figure of 400,000 announced by the CGT. The …

Labour Code: Seven Things to Remember on this Day of Action

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Tuesday in France against the reform of the Labour Code. 223,000 people demonstrated according to the Ministry of Interior against 400,000 according to the CGT. Satisfaction of the CGT “This is a first successful that announcement” , said the leader of the CGT, Philippe Martinez, from the Paris …

Fuel Prices at Gas Stations Rose Sharply Last Week

AUTOMOTIVE: Diesel fuel rose 2.61 cents, and that of petrol without lead SP95 3.51 cents … Bad news for motorists. Prices of fuels sold in service stations in France rose sharply last week, according to official figures published Monday. Fuel  the most sold in France with about 80% of volumes sold, diesel oil rose 2.61 cents to 1.2154 euro per liter on …

Terrorism: Eleven Terrorist Attacks Defeated Since the Beginning of the Year in France, announces Gérard Collomb

TERRORISM: The last attack was thwarted last week in Saint-Ouen with the arrest of a person who wanted to tackle the police … Eleven attacks have been foiled since the beginning of the year in France, Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said on Friday when the new Director General of Internal Security (DGSI) was installed. According …

Athens: Emmanuel Macron is in Favour of a Radical Reform of Europe

SPEECH: He also announced that he would support “transnational lists for the European elections” … A new Europe in sight. From the first day of his state visit to Greece, the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron , delivered a strong speech to “rebuild Europe”, restoring “sovereignty, democracy and trust.” To achieve this, he cited the creation of a …

Defence: The Armies Budget will Increase by 1.6 Billion Euros in 2018

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an increase in the defence budget “unprecedented over the past decade.” It will increase to more than 1.6 billion euros in 2018. “We will next year increase in the budget that I will present the budget of the Armies of more than 1.6 billion euros. This effort will continue in 2019 and …

Nokia Plans to Cut Nearly 600 Jobs in France by 2019

EMPLOYMENT: The job cuts will affect the central functions and support these subsidiaries based in the Paris-Saclay campus (Essonne) and Lannion (Côtes d’Armor) … Nokia  plans 597 job cuts in France by 2019 in its subsidiaries Alcatel Lucent International and Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) , out of a total of 4,200 people in the two companies, said …