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Macron gives ground to allies in unpopular pension reform bid
Macron gives ground to allies in unpopular pension reform bid President Emmanuel Macron's government on Sunday offered a concession on contested French pension reforms, seeking to shore up support from prospective right-wing allies ahead of the parliamentary debate.
PM Borne offers to tweak contested pension reform to secure votes from the right
PM Borne offers to tweak contested pension reform to secure votes from the right French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has offered a concession on the government's controversial pension overhaul in a bid to win conservatives support as MPs begin discussing the bill on Monday.
What to expect from Tuesday's strike in France
What to expect from Tuesday's strike in France February 7th marks the third day of mass strike action in the ongoing battle between the French government and unions over pension reform. From planes and trains to school, ski lifts and power cuts - here's what to expect on Tuesday.
Pension reform in France: Does Emmanuel Macron's proposal penalise women?
Pension reform in France: Does Emmanuel Macron's proposal penalise women? France arguably has one of Europe's most generous retirement systems. As a case in point, over one million people have already protested Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension reform plan. As lawmakers and experts begin debating the text, some economists argue it will further deepen the gender pension gap. We also take a Read More

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