Update on the strikes affecting France against the Labour Law

SNCF, Air France, Rubbish Removal … Update on Strikes

Manuel Valls was particularly frustrated, calling the strike at the SNCF “incomprehensible” … Has the government manage to turn off the social unrest?  Two days before the European Football Championships, the outcome seems still seem to be found, as strikes at the SNCF, in refineries, waste facilities and events are coming on Wednesday. The strike at […]

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Manuel Valls denounced the "blackmail" of part of the CGT about the fuel shortage

Fuel Shortage: Valls Denounced Extortion on Part of the CGT

Manuel Valls denounced the “blackmail” on part of the CGT, that blocks fuel sites to protest against the labour law … “I call on the French to yield to no panic”, the prime minister told reporters, urging motorists not to rush into petrol stations in anticipation of possible shortages, and stating that “consumption this past weekend (had) […]

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The entire crew of the helicopter of the Gendarmerie perished in the Hautes-Pyrénées

Hautes-Pyrénées: Four Dead in the Crash of a Police Helicopter, Cazeneuve on the Scene Tonight

DISASTER: The unit of the gendarmerie of Tarbes was on a mission in the mountains with a pilot … A helicopter of the gendarmerie crashed Friday in the Hautes-Pyrénées, killing four people, the four policemen aboard. The accident occurred shortly before noon during a training mission at altitude in Cauterets, according to reports from the gendarmerie. An […]

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Manuel Valls explains that he did not want to use 49.3 for the passage of the labour Law

Use 49.3: “It hurts my heart to have to use it” assures Manuel Valls

LABOUR LAW The Prime Minister nevertheless reaffirmed its commitment to reform on the set of JT TF1 … “It hurts my heart to have to use” the 49.3, said Manuel Valls Tuesday night on the set of TF1. The prime minister, facing Gilles Bouleau, tried to justify the use of this article of the Constitution […]

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Protestors at the #NuitDebout tried to reach the house of Prime Minister Manuel Valls

NuitDebout: Clashes on the Sidelines of Procession Heading to the Home of Valls

As is the case every night since March 31, a “NuitDebout” was held this Saturday night in Paris, close to where the earlier demonstrations were taking place against the proposed new Labour Law. But hundreds of participants decided at about 11pm to leave the Place de la Republique to protest at the home of the Prime Minister, […]

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There is no question of cancelling the Euro 2016, says prime minister

Bombings in Brussels: Cancelling Euro 2016 would be a Terrorist “victory” believes Manuel Valls

Safety of the competition is much discussed after the terrorist attacks on the Belgian capital … Prime Minister Manuel Valls dismissed Wednesday on Europe 1 cancellation of the Euro 2016 football (June 10 July 10) in France, as it would represent “a defeat” and “a victory” left to the terrorists. “No, that would be a […]

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The Prime minister has announced the date of the referendum for the Airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Notre-Dame-des-Landes: Valls announced that the Referendum for June in Loire-Atlantique

Prime Minister confirmed Tuesday morning that the date and scope of the consultation on Notre-Dame-des-Landes have been chosen … The local referendum on the airport of Notre-Dame-des-Landes will go ahead in June and will be limited to just one department of Loire-Atlantique, announced Tuesday morning Manuel Valls. The consultation, which will be organized by the […]

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MPs have voted for the inclusion of the State of Emergency into the Constitution

The Assembly voted the inclusion of the State of Emergency into the Constitution

MPs voted on Monday night to the inclusion of the state of emergency in the fundamental law of the Constitution. The French Parliament adopted on Monday by 103 votes against 26, Article I of the bill in the constitution the state of emergency in place in the wake of the attacks of 13 November. This […]

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Taxi strike in Paris turns violent with 19 protestors arrested

Taxi strike: Angry drivers arrested at Orly and Porte Maillot

Protesting against the competition of passenger vehicles with drivers (VTC), taxis blocked the Ring Road, this Tuesday morning… Tyres on fire and the CRS copiously sprinkled with various projectiles.  Striking taxi drivers blocked on Tuesday morning during an hour, the Paris ring road up to the Porte Maillot in protest against the “unfair” competition, according […]

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