Inclement weather and heavily disrupted public transit in the city saw traffic in the greater Paris area on Monday morning set a record for the year with 631 km of gridlock recorded by the Sytadin website.
Pensions reform in France is like the rumbustious games of proto-football played by whole towns in England and Scotland of the past. At regular intervals – most recently in 1993, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007,
Paris (CNN) — The one-day general strike that was supposed to shut down France last Thursday is now stretching at least into next week as President Emmanuel Macron perseveres in his efforts to drag his
December is the most important month for shopkeepers, but Paris shops had a distinct lack of customers for the first Saturday of the month. Landmark department stores, Galeries Lafayette and Printemps,
PARIS — One protest movement started a year ago in France and drew hundreds of thousands at its peak to roundabouts across the country in angry “Yellow Vest” demonstrations against planned increases in
Workers across France are striking as part of a national wave of industrial action, that has seen protests against reforms to the state pension system. Train and bus drivers, air traffic controllers, workers,
French unions have called for a fresh day of mass protests next Tuesday as a nationwide strike over pensions caused fresh travel chaos for the second straight day. Buoyed by high turnout on Thursday when
PARIS (Reuters) - French retailers and hoteliers warned their crucial Christmas season could be spoiled if a strike, which was causing travel chaos for a second day on Friday, drags on for much longer.
PARIS (AP) — Massive strikes against a planned overhaul of the pension system are sending a powerful warning to French President Emmanuel Macron. Half-way through his term, the 41-year-old centrist is