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Unemployed Frenchman Lands A Job After Plastering Billboard With CV

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

In what sounds like the plot of a feel-good holiday movie, Frenchman Laurent Le Bret finally found a job in a highly unusual way. The 41-year-old L...


Reuters | Ingrid Melander | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

* More than 3.2 mln jobless, 11.5 pct y/y increase * Data deals further blow to unpopular government PARIS, April 25 (Reuters) - More people wer...

Workers Protest Goodyear Headquarters

AP | By BASTIEN INZAURRALDE and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France (AP) — Burning the very fruit of their labor, workers from Goodyear clashed with police outside the tire-maker's French head...

France Plots Enormous Tax Hike

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

PARIS, Sept 9 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande could outline 20 billion euros ($26 billion) in tax hikes and may lower the country's ...

France Hits Grim Milestone

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | Business

PARIS -- The number of French unemployed has broken through the 3-million barrier for the first time since 1999, the country's leaders say. The lates...

5 Arrested Following French Riots

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

PARIS -- Police arrested five people in northern France on Thursday, the first arrests in connection with recent rioting that renewed concerns about s...