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EU delusions: French style

22 May 2017

Hailed as Europe’s saviour, Emmanuel Macron’s first foreign trip as French President was to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel. They pledged to draw up a “common road map” for Europe and threatened Britain.

Unemployment surges in France

30 June 2016

After two months of falls in France’s jobless totals, the number out of work rose again. Meanwhile, the government is imposing drastic changes in labour legislation to meet EU fiscal targets.

Paris rally shows support for Brexit

7 June 2016

An internationalist rally in Paris heard trade unionists and students from France, Germany, Italy, Greece and Belgium express their support for Britain leaving the European Union.

Magnificent response to Paris murders

11 January 2015

The French people have responded magnificently to the fascists who killed the workers at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 7 January and in a Parisian grocery shop on 9 January.