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French Retirement Age

The Independent: Why Nicolas Sarkozy Could Win Still French Pension Strike

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By John Lichfield, The Independent France adores dates. It likes to name laws and streets and ships and historical events after them. How will Octobe...

French Retirement Protests Turn Violent

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Masked youths clad in black torched cars, smashed storefronts and threw up roadblocks Tuesday, clashing with riot police across France a...

Showdown Looms Over French Retirement Age

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — A nationwide strike by major French unions canceled flights and trains and shut the Eiffel Tower Tuesday, disrupting daily life for many...

French Finance Minister: 'Libido' Impacts Business Approach Of Men, Women

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde appeared on "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour to discuss several important situations in the global econo...

France Raising Retirement Age From 60 To 62 By 2018

AP | SYLVIE CORBET and JEAN-MARIE GODARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France will raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 in 2018 in an effort to get the country's spiraling public finances under control, th...