Unemployment

Unemployment - The unemployment rate in France has dropped slightly in the second quarter of this year by 0.2%. According to figures published by INSEE the decrease to 8.2% represents 66,000 fewer unemployed. The lowest level reached to date since 2009 was 8.5%. The new figures show a continuing downward trend of 0.6% each year. The report forecasts that the unemployment rate will reach 8.3% by the end of the year.

 

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Evening Update Tuesday 25 February 2020

The Rector of the Academy of Nice has set out precautionary measures that will be effective from the start of the school year this coming Monday... Evening Update Tuesday 25 February 2020 Read More

25/02/2020

Latest recommendations from the French government concerning coronavirus

The latest recommendations from the French government to limit the risk of a coronavirus epidemic in France have been published. ... Latest recommendations from the French government concerning coronavirus Read More

25/02/2020

Popularity decline ahead of local elections

The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is down, three weeks ahead of the local elections. ... Popularity decline ahead of local elections Read More

25/02/2020

The Italian Prime Minister on the coronavirus

The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has highlighted what he says was "a lack of correct management in a hospital” which would explain the rapid ...  The Italian Prime Minister on the coronavirus Read More

25/02/2020

Coronavirus and Nice Carnival

Speaking to French media this morning the mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has said that he was ready to "take the necessary measures" regarding the ... Coronavirus and Nice Carnival Read More

25/02/2020