Topic: Manuel Valls

France Suffers Renewed Terrorist Attack

France, 15 Jun - 14 Jul 2016

Attacks spark new debate on national security ++ Labour Market reform passed at a high cost ++ Euro 2016: No happy ending for “les bleus”. by Matthieu Choblet
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‘Up All Night’ – Movement against Labour Market Reforms Grows Quickly

France, 23 Mar - 17 May 2016

Labour Market Reforms fire up the French ++ Minister of Economy founds own movement ++ ‘The Belly of Paris’ gets a new golden roof. by Catherine Grünewald, Ina Berger
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Paris Attackers Arrested – Possible Connections to Brussels Bombings

France, 24 Feb - 22 Mar 2016

Paris bomber Salah Abdeslam arrested – alleged ties to Brussels attacks ++ Saudi Arabian prince receives highest national award. by Katinka Koke
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National State of Emergency and Dual Nationality Discussion Divide the French

France, 30 Dec - 27 Jan 2016

Deprivation of dual nationality for terrorists divides French politicians ++ Government considers new extension of National State of Emergency ++ Clinical trial accident: One person dies during drug tests. by Ina Berger
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Popular Satire Show Banned from Free-to-Air TV

France, 14 Jul - 10 Aug 2015

TV show ‘Les Guignols’: Are the buffoons being muzzled? ++ Hollande’s ideas for France and Europe flouted by opposition ++ Cattle breeders protest against low meat prices by Matthieu Choblet
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A Safe Way Back Home? – France Takes Measures to Protect Women

France, 16 Jun - 13 Jul 2015

French government establishes measures against sexual harassment on public transport ++ Déjà-vu: French taxi drivers on strike against private competition once more ++ Greek debt crisis: French government aims to keep Greece inside the Eurozone. by Ina Berger
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Local Elections – Will the Far-Right Gain More Influence?

France, 23 Feb - 22 Mar 2015

Departmental elections put political system under stress ++ France granted two more years to comply with European budget rule ++ Tragic helicopter crash leaves ten dead ++ Alleged death of Bouygues’ CEO Martin Bouygues. by Matthieu Choblet
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French Government Bulldozes Way for Economic Reforms

France, 26 Jan - 22 Feb 2015

Prime Minister Valls forces Loi Macron through ++ National film Award César celebrated for the 40th time ++ Franco-German peace efforts still in danger. by Sabrina Hambloch
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Prime Minister’s Turn-around: No Surrogacy for French Couples

France, 25 Sep - 08 Oct 2014

Anti-surrogacy demonstrations and turn-around of the Prime Minister ++ Liberal professions launch first great strike ++ French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi severely injured. by Ina Berger
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Former President Sarkozy announces Comeback on Facebook

France, 11 Sep - 24 Sep 2014

Sarkozy’s coming back to change the UMP but has he changed ++ A strike, again ++ France, the new big enemy for Islamic extremists ++ Angry farmers set fire to artichokes as a sign of protest. by Anne-Sophie Gerst, Jenny Lindner
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Ministers’ Rebellion leads to Government Reshuffle

France, 14 Aug - 10 Sep 2014

Government reshuffle in midst of ongoing political trouble ++ President’s ex publishes nasty accusations ++ Freed hostages identify their tormentor. by Matthieu Choblet
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Workers on Strike at Avignon Arts Festival

France, 03 Jul - 16 Jul 2014

Start of Avignon arts festival delayed as arts workers dread benefit cut ++ Sarkozy against the red judge: Is France being “berlusconised”? ++ French football team returns home after quarterfinals. by Matthieu Choblet
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European Elections: Chilly prospects, anger and division

France, 08 May - 21 May 2014

Little enthusiasm before European Parliament Elections ++ Manuel Valls’ government programme takes form ++ Cannes: disappointed love and cheap soft porn. by Matthieu Choblet
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Kidnapped French Journalists freed after ten Months in Syria

France, 10 Apr - 23 Apr 2014

Back in France: Journalists released from captivity ++ 50 billion austerity programme: France's way towards Brussels ++ Thousands for Reunification of Brittany. by Sabrina Hambloch
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Manuel Valls emerges victorious from Municipal Elections

France, 27 Mar - 09 Apr 2014

Election results mark a turn to the right ++ Death of an ogre: Jacques Le Goff passed away ++ Rwandan genocide: France not prepared to ‘face the truth’? by Matthieu Choblet
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Notorious Comedian’s Gesture sparks Debate on Freedom of Speech

France, 15 Dec - 15 Jan 2014

La quenelle: the “obscene clowning of a pitiful buffoon” ++ Heavy storms in Brittany – again ++ President Hollande’s New Year’s resolution. by Matthieu Choblet
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The Rise of the Right, an expulsed Roma Girl & Relenting into Reforms

France, 06 Oct - 19 Oct 2013

Rise of the Right – French Nationalists Party Highest in Pole Ratings ++ Roma Girl hauled from School Bus and deported ++ Pension Reform Adopted. by Sabrina Hambloch
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Fight over Working Hours and Integration of Roma People

France, 22 Sep - 05 Oct 2013

Late-night work and working on Sundays provoke breaches of law ++ “Roma people are called upon to return to Romania” ++ News about missing girl: mother and her partner confess. by Catherine Grünewald
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French Interior Minister is “the Man of the Summer”

France, 11 Aug - 24 Aug 2013

Turbulent summer season for Manuel Valls: Interior Minister is heating up debates ++ Sarkozy and his party: discussion about political inventory of five-year presidency ++ Marseille: Rising violence in the city worries locals and politicians. by Ina Berger
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Tour de France Celebrates 100th Anniversary: French in Party Mood

France, 14 Jul - 27 Jul 2013

Right after the 100th Tour de France a list with former doped riders published ++ A simple police check provokes riots in western suburbs of Paris ++ French politician claims that maybe Hitler did not kill enough gypsies. by Catherine Grünewald
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