Tag archive for ‘France’
By admin On Saturday, October 16th, 2021
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Regional authorities around Paris, France, demand police intervene to break Transdev bus drivers strike

Pécresse’s call for the police to crush the pickets is a frontal attack on the right to strike. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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France calls for Lebanese judiciary to be allowed independently & impartially investigate Beirut port blast

The French government has called on Lebanese authorities to ensure the country’s judiciary is able to conduct its probe into the 2020 Beirut port blast disaster in an independent and impartial manner. The statement More...

By admin On Saturday, October 9th, 2021
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France will reduce electricity supply to Jersey this winter, Paris warns, unless fishermen granted licences for British waters

France’s European affairs minister has claimed Britain is failing with Brexit, but French fishermen must not pay for the UK’s misfortune as he demanded more fishing licences for gallic trawlers and warned of More...

By admin On Thursday, October 7th, 2021
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‘I couldn’t possibly comment’: Ex-vaccine minister fans flames after media reports France stole 5mn Covid shots from UK

Britain’s education secretary, formerly the vaccine minister until a recent reshuffle, has refused to deny reports that France stole as many as five million Covid-19 vaccines from the UK earlier this year. Speaking More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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Marseille & southern France hit by severe flooding as heavy rainfall set to continue, citizens urged to stay home (VIDEOS)

Parts of southern France have been placed on alert after a weekend of torrential rain caused floods, prompting authorities to shut schools as weather experts forecast more downpours over the next 24 hours. On Monday, More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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‘My shame, our shame’: Pope reacts to bombshell report of Catholic Church’s sexual abuse of thousands of children in France

Pope Francis has expressed shame on behalf of himself and the Roman Catholic Church over the scale of sexual abuse committed against children in France after a damming report found hundreds of thousands of minors More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
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France threatens to cut power to UK’s Channel Islands in row over fishing licenses

France has said it could cut power to the British Crown dependencies in the English Channel to “pressure” London in a dispute over fishing licenses for French boats. Under the 2020 UK-EU trade deal, French boats More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
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If France is such a good ally, why not give the Aussie submarine deal back to Paris? Chinese state media trolls US State Dept

The editor-in-chief of the Global Times has mocked the US State Department after Washington tweeted about the strength of the Franco-American partnership, the US’ oldest ally, and their shared commitments. On More...

By admin On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
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Algeria recalls envoy, accuses Paris of ‘interference’ after Macron slams post-colonial ‘hatred of France’ amid migrant visa row

Algeria recalled its ambassador to France and accused its former colonizer of “interference,” after French President Emmanuel Macron criticized the country’s government. Meanwhile, a visa row has erupted between More...

By admin On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
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Letter of contention: Media in Australia obtains document suggesting no promises to proceed with subs deal were made to France

A letter previously referenced by the two countries’ officials that France claimed indicated Australia would authorize the submarine contract contained no such references, media says, on making the document public. The More...