France moves patients from swamped hospitals as death toll climbs

By |marec 30th, 2020|Amelie de Montchalin, coronavirus, Édouard Philippe, France, Germany, hospitals, News|

France used two high-speed trains and a German military plane to move more than three dozen critically ill coronavirus patients on Sunday (29 March) to ease the pressure on overwhelmed hospitals in eastern France.

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After declaring ‘war’ on COVID-19, France readies measures to uphold economy

By |marec 18th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, businesses, coronavirus, COVID-19, economic plan, Economy, Édouard Philippe, Emmanuel Macron, fund, nationalisation, News|

To cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has announced a series of measures to support businesses, including "nationalisation". EURACTIV France reports.

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Record abstention at French local election, second round hangs in doubt

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, Édouard Philippe, Emmanuel Macron, French elections, Greens, Marine Le Pen, News|

With a record abstention estimated between 53.5% and 56%, the French deserted the polling stations Sunday (15 March) during the first round of municipal elections, held during a coronavirus pandemic.

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French Court of Auditors sounds the alarm on use of phytosanitary products

By |februar 5th, 2020|agriculture, CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, Ecophyto, Édouard Philippe, France, France Strategie, French court of auditors, News, Pesticides|

In 2018 alone, the French government spent €400 million to reduce the use of pesticides, even though their use ended up increasing. France's public auditor is criticising the situation and calling on integrating agro-ecological transition objectives into the CAP. EURACTIV France reports.

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French PM eager to push for pension reform amid calls for ‘unlimited’ strikes

By |november 13th, 2019|Édouard Philippe, France, News, pension reform, prime minister, yellow vests|

The French government's determination to push for pension reform does not waver in the face of mounting calls for protest by trade unions, students, teachers and the 'yellow vest' movement. EURACTIV France reports. 

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Government advisor acting as Maltese ‘double agent’ creates new stir for France

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|conflict of interest, Édouard Philippe, ethics, France, Malta, News, Sandro Gozi, scandal, Sylvie Goulard|

After the scandal with the European Parliament's rejection of Sylvie Goulard as the French Commissioner, it is now the turn of Sandro Gozi, the EU adviser to France's prime minister, to be in the spotlight. The Italian had allegedly collaborated with t...

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French government revisits migrant quota question

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Christophe Castaner, Édouard Philippe, electoral debate, family reunification, France, Guillaume Larrivé, migrants, Migration, News, quotas, Schengen|

The first debates held in the French National Assembly led the government to suggest that the criteria for family reunification, which allow refugees to bring their families, should be "tightened". EURACTIV France reports.

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Italian former EU minister to advise Macron, prompting backlash at home

By |avgust 2nd, 2019|Édouard Philippe, Emmanuel Macron, Italian government, Italy, La Republique En Marche, News, Sandro Gozi|

Sandro Gozi, a former Italy's undersecretary to European affairs in both Renzi and Gentiloni cabinet, will serve as EU affairs advisor to French Prime minister Edouard Philippe, casting doubts over a potential conflict of interests.

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France hosts Russia’s Medvedev in rare high-level visit

By |junij 25th, 2019|Crimea annexation, Dmitry Medvedev, Édouard Philippe, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, Russia, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Monday (24 June) held talks with Russia's premier Dmitry Medvedev, in a rare high-level visit at a time of frosty ties between Moscow and the West.

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EU countries tinker with laws of the road

By |maj 31st, 2019|Édouard Philippe, France, Italy, News, Wales|

Speed limit tweaks and fines for distracted drivers are under consideration in various parts of Europe, as countries ponder different ways to regulate road traffic and make it safer.

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