France May Make Catcalling Illegal - Condé
Condé Nast TravelerFrance May Make Catcalling IllegalCondé Nast TravelerLed by Marlène Schiappa, France's new secretary for gender equality under President Emmanuel Macron, a working party of lawmakers has been set up to decide on a legal definition of street harassment and, in turn, what penalties perpetrators could face.
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 9:41 am
Five ways France's traditional eating habits
The Local FranceFive ways France's traditional eating habits are changingThe Local FranceFrance is known as the home of meat, cheese, and wine. But the French population is slowly cutting down on its intake of meat. While vegetarians make up only 4% of the population (and there are even fewer vegans), figures reveal that 32% of French ...
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 8:19 am
How do Muslims living in France feel about
The Local FranceHow do Muslims living in France feel about their country?The Local FranceFor Muslim respondents with Sub-Saharan African backgrounds in Denmark, France, Finland, Malta, Italy, and Sweden, their skin colour or physical appearance is the reason they face discrimination when they look for work or at the work place itself.
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 7:28 am
Macron takes a page from Trump to change
The GuardianMacron takes a page from Trump to change France's labour lawsThe GuardianThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has signed a controversial set of executive orders making sweeping changes to France's complex labour laws at a highly stage-managed ceremony in the style of the US president, Donald Trump. The defiant signing ...France renews half of senators' seats, a test for MacronNews & ObserverFrance's Macron signs labour reforms in law, defying protestsBBC NewsThousands in France march to protest Macron's labour lawTelegraph.co.ukFRANCE 24 -Express.co.uk -Colorado Springs Gazetteall 438 news articles »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 7:17 am
FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018
FIFA.comFIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 Official Emblem unveiledFIFA.comSpeaking at the Official Emblem launch, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said: “Brittany is one of France's strongest regions for women's football, and I am certain that as host of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup it will inspire young footballers ...and more »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 4:37 am
After Uber and Airbnb, meal-sharing sites
The clash between strictly-regulated industry professionals and companies in the sharing economy has become all-too-familiar in France, where the so-called "Uberisation" of the economy raises hackles First taxis rose up against Uber, then hotels challenged ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:28 am
France Owed Russia $62M for Its Work on
PARIS — France faced a €55 million (US $62 million) bill to compensate Moscow paying for work to adapt Russian equipment that was shipped over and fitted on the two Mistral helicopter carriers recently bought back by the French government, a defense ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:52 am
Meet the CEO who offered his private jet to
The private jets of CEOs get a bad rap, frequently tossed about as prime examples of corporate largesse. This week, one was put to very good use. On Sunday, Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle lent his Dassault Falcon 2000EX -- which is owned by Boyle ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:01 am
This is how Internet users would change the
Obviously we love the Tour but some people just don’t see the appeal of watching the riders cycle for four hours just to see the stage decided in last 100 metres… weirdos. That’s why Reddit user killtheyolo posited the question “You can add one ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:07 am
The facts behind France’s most potent
In Marianne in Chains, his last book on Occupied France, Robert Gildea offered an original view of life in that country between 1940 and 1944, arguing that outside the cities it had not always been as bad, nor had the Vichy regime always been as ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:11 am