PM: France ‘still under threat’ from attack by Paris gunmen’s associates

France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, warned on Tuesday that the country was still under threat from accomplices of the gunmen who terrorised Paris last week and from global terrorist networks. Continue reading…

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France’s economics ills worsen but all remedies appear unpalatable

Emmanuel Macron had been in his new job less than 48 hours when he dropped his bombshell. Picked by François Hollande to be economy minister after a row over austerity prompted a reshuffle, the young investment banker suggested that France could consider an end to its hallowed 35-hour week. Continue reading…