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News France » Government: French jail guards start nationwide strike in showdown with government

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-security-prison/french-jail-guards-start-nationwide-strike-in-showdown-with-government-idUSKBN1FB117
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Over the weekend, the government also proposed separating France’s most violent inmates from the rest of the 70,000 prison population, one of Europe’s largest. President Emmanuel Macron said earlier this month that a plan would be presented in February ...

News France » Government: US lawmakers reach deal to end government shutdown

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180122-us-lawmakers-reach-deal-end-government-shutdown-schumer-trump
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote. Senators predicted a proposal to fund the government until Feb. 8 would move forward, overcoming a Democratic filibuster and clearing the way for an ...

News France » Government: Government to increase Calais border spend during UK-France summit

News channel or source: https://news.sky.com/story/government-to-increase-calais-border-spend-during-uk-france-summit-11211702
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Britain will spend close to £45m into extra security measures at Channel ports in a bid to stem migrants' attempts to enter the UK. The increased funding will be announced as part of a major UK-France summit at Sandhurst military academy on Thursday ...

News France » Government: State department adds reps in Spain, France

News channel or source: https://www.nashvillepost.com/politics/state-government/article/20989582/state-department-adds-reps-in-spain-france
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has added two international representatives to recruit businesses from Spain and France to the state. The department’s announcement Monday that it has named Lorenzo Vignal and Sergio Fribolle ...

News France » Government: UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and artificial intelligence

News channel or source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-and-france-to-strengthen-links-in-tech-sector-and-artificial-intelligence
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

France has made big strides in creating new tech businesses ... take place this year and foster cross-Channel collaboration between academics, industry and government. Its aim is to help both countries seize the economic and social benefits of fast ...

News France » Government: France: Macron's government pledges to fight gender wage gap

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-france-macrons-government-pledges-to-fight-gender-wage-gap-2018-1
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

PARIS (AP) — France's top women's rights official says the government is working on a "tough, concrete" plan to make companies more transparent about the pay gap between men and women. Marlene Schiappa, secretary of state for women's rights, lamented ...

News France » Government: Chancellor Merkel: confident a new German coalition government could reach agreement with France on Europe’s future

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/chancellor-merkel-confident-a-new-german-coalition-government-could-reach-agreement-with-france-on-europes-future/2018/01/12/5a99654a-f780-11e7-9af7-a50bc3300042_story.html
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

BERLIN — Chancellor Merkel: confident a new German coalition government could reach agreement with France on Europe’s future. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or ...