News France: France 'extremely concerned' by Iran ballistic missile test
NEW YORK (Reuters) - France said on Saturday it was extremely concerned by Iran’s ballistic missile test and called on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to carry out a full report on the launch. “France asks that Iran cease all destabilizing ...
News France: 80 Irish on mission to Lourdes stranded in France after Ryanair cancels flight - Irish Times
Irish Times80 Irish on mission to Lourdes stranded in France after Ryanair cancels flightIrish TimesEighty Irish people have been left stranded in France on Saturday night after a flight to Dublin was abruptly cancelled by Ryanair. The group, who had been on a mission to Lourdes with the Oblate Youth Service, had been due to return to Ireland on a 3 ...and more »
News France: Echoing France, Germany Says May Offered 'Nothing Concrete' On Brexit
Germany’s foreign minister said on Saturday that he had been disappointed by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech, adding to a downbeat reception from France ahead of the resumption of Brexit negotiations next week. Sigmar Gabriel told ...
News France: Paratrooper becomes France's first combat death in anti-ISIS coalition - Stars and Stripes
Stars and StripesParatrooper becomes France's first combat death in anti-ISIS coalitionStars and StripesIRBIL, Iraq — The French military has announced its first combat death in the fight against the Islamic State, just days after marking its third year of operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. A member of the elite French 13th Parachute ...and more »
News France: France's Macron signs labour reforms in law, defying protests
These are external links and will open in a new window Emmanuel Macron has formally signed an overhaul of France's labour laws, a key platform of his presidency. Thousands of protesters have condemned the reforms, which make it easier for companies to hire ...
News France: France 'extremely concerned' by Iran ballistic missile test - AOL
AOLFrance 'extremely concerned' by Iran ballistic missile testAOL"France asks that Iran cease all destabilizing activity in the region," Foreign ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne said in a statement. "(France) will consider with its partners, notably European, the means to obtain from Iran the cessation of ...and more »
News France: Would countries skip the Winter Olympics because of Korea tensions? France is thinking about it.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are running high this week as President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traded barbs about the Asian nation’s nuclear capabilities. On Tuesday in a speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Trump called ...
News France: Half term skiing for half the price in France, Slovakia or Finland - The Times
The TimesHalf term skiing for half the price in France, Slovakia or FinlandThe TimesThere's no time quite like the February half-term for a family ski holiday. The bank balance has recovered from Christmas, the snow's at its best and, after months of winter, everyone is gagging for a bit of sunshine and excitement. Inevitably, it's ...
News France: France renews half of senators' seats, a test for Macron
On Sunday, France will elect nearly half its Senate, in a vote that is expected to illustrate the slide in President Emmanuel Macron's popularity since his election earlier this year. A look at what's at stake for his government and upcoming reforms.
News France: Thousands join Mélenchon protest in Paris against Macron's labour reforms - The Guardian
The GuardianThousands join Mélenchon protest in Paris against Macron's labour reformsThe GuardianThousands of demonstrators heeded a call by the hard-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon to demonstrate their opposition to the government's labour law reforms. The leader of La France Insoumise (Unbowed France) claimed that 150,000 people were at Place ...and more »
News France: France's Legion of Honor bestowed upon World War II veteran
A World War II veteran from Illinois who flew 35 missions aboard a B-17 bomber has been given the highest honor France bestows on non-citizens. Ninety-six-year-old Howard Keskitalo was a first lieutenant with the U.S. Army's 388th Bomb Group and 563rd Bomb ...
News France: France's hard-left leader Melenchon brings supporters to street against labor reform - Xinhua
France's hard-left leader Melenchon brings supporters to street against labor reformXinhuaPARIS, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of hard-left "Unbowed France" party, on Saturday took tens of thousands of supporters to streets in Paris to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's decrees to make labor code more flexible, ...and more »
News France: Wolf-whistling could become illegal in France under street harassment laws
Wolf-whistling could become illegal in France, as the country's new gender equality minister vowed to criminalise street harassment. Marlène Schiappa has set up a working party of five lawmakers who will come up with a legal definition of street ...
News France: France: Protesters Rally Against Labor Reforms - STRATFOR
France: Protesters Rally Against Labor ReformsSTRATFORFrench far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon rallied thousands on Sept. 23 to protest against labor reforms signed into law by President Emmanuel Macron on Sept. 22, France 24 reported. The reforms are aimed at introducing more flexibility into the labor ...and more »
News France: Tensions emerge in France's far-right after election loss
PARIS – Tensions within France's far-right National Front party, on the rise since leader Marine Le Pen's resounding loss in the country's May presidential race, are hitting a crescendo as Le Pen prepares to reset party priorities. The firing of a ...
News France: Ryanair axed flight from Biarritz to Dublin leaves group of Irish volunteers stranded in France - The Irish Sun
The Irish SunRyanair axed flight from Biarritz to Dublin leaves group of Irish volunteers stranded in FranceThe Irish SunThe flight was cancelled after an Air France plane had left the runway while landing, but many travellers were unaware of this. Paul Walshe, whose son Cian, 18, was among the group, said: “They cancelled only about 40 minutes before it was due to go ...and more »
News France: The True Story Of How McDonald's Conquered France
Fifteen years after farmers infamously ransacked one of its restaurants to protest its "bad beef," McDonald's has conquered France. Le Figaro calls it the "model student": France is the suburban Chicago-based chain's most profitable country outside the ...
News France: Incident: France A320 at Biarritz on Sep 23rd 2017, runway excursion on landing - The Aviation Herald
The Aviation HeraldIncident: France A320 at Biarritz on Sep 23rd 2017, runway excursion on landingThe Aviation HeraldAn Air France Airbus A320-200, registration F-HBNE performing flight AF-7498 from Paris Orly to Biarritz (France), landed on Biarritz's runway 09 at 15:07L (13:07Z) but went off the runway and overran the end of the runway coming to a stop off the left ...
News France: Is there a Christian revival starting in France?
On a recent Sunday, my family and I only showed up 10 minutes early for Mass. That meant we had to sit in fold-out chairs in the spillover room, where the Mass is relayed on a large TV screen. During the service, my toddler had to go to the bathroom.
News France: France's far-left leader urges French "resistance" against Macron - Channel NewsAsia
Channel NewsAsiaFrance's far-left leader urges French "resistance" against MacronChannel NewsAsiaTrade union protests against Macron's plan to make hiring and firing easier and give companies more power over working conditions seem to be losing steam, but Melenchon said his "France Unbowed" party was calling on unions to join them and together ...and more »