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Latest update : 2013-11-21

Farmers protest by blocking roads into Paris

French farmers disrupted traffic on Thursday as they brought a protest over changes to the Common Agricultural Policy and planned tax rises to Paris. The protests blocked many roads into the capital. One fireman died in a crash at the scene of one of the protests, prompting the Transport Minister to call for the blockage to be suspended.

By Matthew WARREN

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2014-11-25 Ferguson

#Ferguson

In the wake of the St. Louis County grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, we take a look at media and social...

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2014-11-25 Christmas

Who makes money from France's Christmas markets?

The tradition of Christmas markets in France dates back to 1570 in the eastern city of Strasbourg. They're big moneyspinners now, with 15 million visitors expected at the market...

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2014-11-25 European Commission

Juncker’s EU growth plan faces challenges

The European Commission will this Tuesday agree on the details of the €300 billion plan designed to boost growth in the EU. Critics say the seed funding of around €30 billion...

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2014-11-24 François Hollande

Hollande's industrial policy under scrutiny during Florange visit

French President François Hollande is facing scrutiny of his industrial policy during his annual visit to the eastern town of Florange. Unions say the president betrayed a...

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2014-11-21 banking

UK dealt a blow in fight over banker bonus caps

We find out why the UK has given up on its fight with the EU over caps to banker bonuses. Plus, France’s Economy Minister signals the French 35-hour working week needs more...

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