Yellow Vest movement

Yellow Vest movement - Speaking on French radio, France Inter this morning the French Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, declared that one must have "the courage to give the voice to the people". "No matter how we give a voice to the people of France, I am in favor of a referendum of civic initiative," he added. Le Maire spoke of 2019 being a year of decisive choices for France insisting on the need to reform the pension system, unemployment benefits and public spending.

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Evening Update Thursday 22 October 2020

The Alpes Maritimes and the Var are on a new list of 38 departments which are being put under curfew by the French government... Evening Update Thursday 22 October 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Thursday October 22nd 2020

Curfew extensions-The French Prime Minister Jean Castex is to hold a press conference at 5pm this afternoon during he’ll outline extensions to curfew ... Lunchtime News Thursday October 22nd 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday October 22nd 2020

Terrorist charges-A number of people have been charged with terrorist offences in connection with the barbaric murder of school teacher Samuel Paty ne... French and Riviera News Thursday October 22nd 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 21 October 2020

Ceremonies have been held across the Riviera today as part of a national day of tribute to Samuel Paty, the teacher murdered in a suburb of Paris last... Evening Update Wednesday 21 October 2020 Read More

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