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French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

CIVRAY, France — The cheese lady, the melon man, the retiree downing his morning glass, the olive seller, the housewife sipping coffee and the village mayor submerged by constituents’ unpaid bills — all agreed that their country’s [...]
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Marseilles Dispatch: Yes, There Is a French McDonald’s That Is Beloved — by Its Staff

MARSEILLE, France — The nearly 20-year-old images have entered French folklore: peasants, farmers and ex-hippies dismantling a rural McDonald’s, panel by panel, in what became a symbol of France’s resistance to American fast food. Today [...]
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French and U.K. Fishing Boats Clash in ‘Scallop War’

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
LONDON — It’s been called the “scallop war” — a simmering rivalry that spilled out into the open again this week when French and British vessels clashed in the English Channel, French fishermen tossed what appeared to be smoke [...]
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Far-Right Cell Plotted Attack on French Muslims, Authorities Say

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ten members of a group that said it was “fighting the Islamic peril” face terrorism charges. Guns, ammunition and explosive material were seized. Source: NYT > World
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Sorrow and Questions in a French Village After Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide

4 months ago | 0 comment
“Is this where it happened?” Mr. Gil wondered, standing in front of Le Chambard. Like so many Americans, Mr. Gil had watched Mr. Bourdain’s television shows and was a fan. “It makes me sad; it’s the second star who kills himself,” [...]
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No Handshake, No Citizenship, French Court Tells Algerian Woman

5 months ago | 0 comment
The court’s ruling has not garnered widespread attention within the country, but many recent debates in France on the place of Muslims in French society have focused on issues of gender relations and attitudes toward women. Similar [...]
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‘Perfect Sense of Control’: Tributes Flow to French Officer in Terror Attack

6 months ago | 0 comment
“I am thinking about the family of the butcher, about the customer who died for nothing, and about the colonel who sacrificed himself for us and that, had he not done that, he would be among us,” she said in an interview on Tuesday. Photo [...]
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French President’s Next Target: The Railroads. Strikes Loom.

6 months ago | 0 comment
Most of the rail unions have already pledged to join a strike by public sector employees planned for Thursday to resist Mr. Macron’s proposals, which could be pushed through the parliament using a special procedure that avoids debate [...]
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French Workers Resist Labor Code Overhaul

7 months ago | 0 comment
Economical Solutions to Expensive Propositions A protester wears a garbage can during a demonstration against French labour law reform in Nantes, France, May 17, 2016 Source : https://www.telesurtv.net/english/multimedia/Up-All-Night-French-Workers-Resist-Labor-Code-Overhaul-20160517-0017.html . Source: [...]
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At French Outpost in African Migrant Hub, Asylum for a Select Few

7 months ago | 0 comment
Bénédicte Jeannerod, who heads the French office of Human Rights Watch, was less a critic of the program itself than of its scale. “I’ve told Pascal Brice that as long as it works, make it bigger,” he said. But the potential difficulties [...]