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So much for French Socialism? France faces budget squeeze

France's new leaders may have trouble saying the word "austerity", but no sooner are they in office than they face a larger-than-expected deficit and smaller-than-expected growth. Socialism "à la française" finds itself put to the test of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis.

  • Richard YUNG, Senator, French Socialist Party;
  • Jonas HADDAD, National Delegate for Youth, UMP party;
  • Mark DEEN, Jounalist, Bloomberg News.

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2017-03-01 François Fillon

"I will not yield" - Fillon defiant despite deepening 'fake jobs' probe (part 1)

Beware the Ides of March. After being placed under formal investigation by magistrates, conservative presidential candidate François Fillon pledged to stay in the race. Will he...

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2017-03-01 France

"I will not yield" - Fillon defiant despite deepening 'fake jobs' probe (part 2)

Beware the Ides of March. After being placed under formal investigation by magistrates, conservative presidential candidate François Fillon pledged to stay in the race. Will he...

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2017-02-27 France

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 2)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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2017-02-28 Donald Trump

Spending blitz: Trump unveils $54 billion hike in the military spending (part 1)

Why the huge hike in defense spending? That's the 54-billion dollar question ahead of Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. The new US president ran as the...

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