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A Turning Point for France? Socialist Government Pushes Belt-Tightening

France's government is facing some hard choices that test both its socialist credentials and the country's reputation as a good place to do business. This afternoon at the National Assembly, new Prime minister Manuel Valls has been rallying all the votes he can get among left-wing backbenchers of his own camp for his plan to lop 50 billion euros off the deficit. Is this a turning point for French socialism, and for France?

By François PICARD

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Francesco SARACENO

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Jakob HAESLER

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2017-01-23 Benoit Hamon

Splintered Left: French Socialists divided ahead of primary runoff (part 1)

France’s primaries of the Socialists and the Left have narrowed down to two finalists: former education minister Benoit Hamon and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls. With...

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2017-01-23 Benoit Hamon

Splintered Left: Are Europe's social democrats obsolete? (part 2)

France’s primaries of the Socialists and the Left have narrowed down to two finalists: former education minister Benoit Hamon and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls. With...

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2017-01-19 Business

Davos Debate: Getting a fair share from multinationals

As business leaders, policymakers and NGOs gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, FRANCE 24 brings you a special debate on how countries should tax multinational companies....

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2017-01-19 tax evasion

Davos Debate: Getting a fair share from multinationals (part 2)

As business leaders, policymakers and NGOs gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, FRANCE 24 brings you a special debate on how countries should tax multinational companies....

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2017-01-19 Adama Barrow

Showdown in Gambia: Foreign troops at border as Jammeh refuses to go (part 1)

West Africa's been here before. The tiny nation of Gambia has two presidents after the winner of a presidential election took the oath in the capital of neighbouring Senegal....

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