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Air France and Manchester offer history lessons for the angry mob
In the 1930s, the French writer George Bataille was terrified of the rise of fascism in France. He attributed this to the collapse of the left and a “politics of atmosphere”, meaning the replacement of reason and right with the emotional and the …
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 4:55 pm
France Moves to End Diesel's Tax Break Amid Emissions Scandal
France plans to end tax breaks for diesel, ending the special status long enjoyed by the fuel in the wake of Volkswagen AG's emissions scandal. “It's obvious today that there's an inconsistency between the advantages given to diesel and its drawbacks …
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 4:30 pm
The Best Moments From the ELLE US ELLE France Anniversary Celebration in Paris
Last night in Paris, ELLE U.S. and ELLE France brought together the fashion industry elite at the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco to celebrate ELLE U.S.'s 30th birthday and ELLE France's 70th. Everyone from Christian Louboutin to …
Elle U.S., Elle France Throw Anniversary BashWWD
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 3:33 pm
Ireland to beat France at the weekend, says mathematician
A mathematician has predicted that Ireland's rugby team will beat France in their crucial confrontation over the weekend. The maths professor believes it will be a very tight victory to Ireland but the numbers suggest there could also be a late …
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 12:04 pm
Gordon D'Arcy: France can expect the unexpected from Ireland
Being a recently retired player I know how everyone in the Ireland squad will be feeling. As Sunday comes closer public fears might be growing about France but not the lads. They are thinking: 'this is brilliant. This is why we get out of bed. This is …
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 11:17 am
France launches video campaign to halt would-be Syrian jihadists
“Around 500 of these French citizens are in Iraq or Syria right now,” he added. “In France itself, there are hundreds, thousands even, of young people who are at risk of radicalisation. It's a huge challenge and that is why we have mobilised families …
France's new anti-jihadi ads feature mourning familiesMashable
France Launches New Anti-Jihad Campaign Featuring Messages From Mourning …TheBlaze.com
France launches anti-jihadi ad campaign to counter ISThe Times of Israel
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 10:37 am
Leaders of Germany and France try to turn back tide of skepticism toward … – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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STRASBOURG, France — It's hard to imagine a tougher year for Europe's union. Pressure to pull the EU's 28 countries tighter together instead risks pushing it farther apart. So the most powerful proponents of European unity — the leaders of Germany …
Germany, France try to turn European skepticismSalt Lake Tribune
Disunity on migrant crisis would be 'end of Europe', Hollande warnsFRANCE 24
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 9:11 am
Protesting workers force Air France managers to flee
PARIS (AP) — Union activists protesting nearly 3,000 proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting Monday, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bodies, scaled a fence and fled under police protection.
Air France threatens job cuts, triggering violent protestChannel News Asia
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 2:36 am
Air France: What is it with le mob?
The shocking images of two Air France executives with their shirts ripped off running from a crowd of angry workers poses yet again the question of industrial relations in France: how did they get to be so bad? Even allowing for the ubiquity of cameras …
Air France identifies 20 workers implicated in shirt-ripping attackFRANCE 24
Government Backs Air France Cuts as Police Pursue AssailantsBloomberg
Save Air France! Sell It OffBloomberg View
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Posted on 7 October 2015 | 12:21 am
France condemns shirt-ripping attack on airline execs
France has been stunned by a violent attack on airline executives by employees protesting against job cuts. Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday condemned the protesters for their "criminal" behavior. During the attack Monday, shirts were ripped off …
After Employees Mob Air France Executives, French Government Gets InvolvedNPR
Air France shirt-ripping drama 'bad for France', warns Francois HollandeTelegraph.co.uk
Mauled executives force France to fight bad imageSalt Lake Tribune
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Posted on 6 October 2015 | 12:57 pm
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France’s François Hollande and Germany’s Angela Merkel delivered passionate pleas for greater European unity in tackling the continent’s many challenges on Wednesday in a landmark joint address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 2:56 pm
A score of Air France employees have been identified as implicated in ripping the shirts off two of the airline’s senior managers in violent scuffles after unions reacted to news the company was laying off 2,900 workers.
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 2:08 pm
A new exhibition exploring Pablo Picasso’s influence on contemporary art opens at the Grand Palais in Paris on Wednesday, bringing together more than 400 works – many of them never seen before – by 75 artists from across the world.
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 11:37 am
The French government on Wednesday launched a video campaign that includes a series of interviews with families whose children have travelled to Syria or Iraq to join militant Islamist groups.
Posted on 7 October 2015 | 10:30 am
Western diplomats have been left scrambling to revise their Syria game plans as Russia accelerates its ruthless offensive in the country, with the French seeking leverage over Moscow as its manoeuvres threaten to destabilise the region even further.
Posted on 6 October 2015 | 8:06 pm
Two French celebrity magazines were ordered Tuesday to pay symbolic damages for publishing snatched photographs of French President François Hollande and his actress girlfriend Julie Gayet at one of his official country residences.
Posted on 6 October 2015 | 7:37 pm
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Tuesday told lawmakers that he had requested five French citizens be stripped of their nationalities over the 2003 Casablanca bombings that left dozens dead.
Posted on 6 October 2015 | 2:38 pm
French President François Hollande condemned on Tuesday the violent protests by Air France staff at plans to slash thousands of jobs, saying it damaged the country’s image.
Posted on 6 October 2015 | 12:38 pm
Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane proved he was taking the iconic fashion house in an intriguing new direction with his collection on Monday, while Stella McCartney wowed with a show bursting with colour and movement.
Posted on 6 October 2015 | 9:26 am
The last person still missing from flash floods on the French Riviera was found alive on Monday, as the death toll from the tragedy climbed to at least 19.
Posted on 5 October 2015 | 3:13 pm