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French far-right 'at gates of power'

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France's far-right National Front (FN) party is "at the gates of power", Prime Minister Manuel Valls has warned.

He said his Socialist government had to act and speak "differently" to counter the threat from FN.

His comments came after an opinion poll showed that FN leader Marine Le Pen would beat incumbent Francois Hollande in presidential elections in 2017.


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Can He Survive? Hollande Does Not Accept ‘Toothless’ Jibe

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Why the French are Fighting Over Work Hours - New Yorker (blog)

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New Yorker (blog) Why the French are Fighting Over Work Hours New Yorker (blog) It's telling that in France, where several stores are fighting an order requiring them to close on Sundays, retail employees showed up at work last month wearing...

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France takes on Amazon. It’s time we did too

France takes on Amazon. It’s time we did too | France | Scoop.it
As the FT reports this morning: France’s parliament has passed a law preventing internet booksellers from offering free delivery to customers, in an attempt to protect the country’s struggling bookshops from the growing dominance of US online...

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The Fall of France / Newsweek


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French-News-Online.com's curator insight, January 5, 2014 4:40 AM
The Fall of FranceBy Janine di Giovanni / January 03 2014 11:08 AMSky-high taxes and overprotective labor laws are driving out the country's best and brightest.   REUTERS/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool

It’s a stretch, but what is happening today in France is being compared to the revocation of 1685. In that year, Louis XIV, the Sun King who built the Palace of Versailles, revoked the Edict of Nantes, which had protected French Protestants – the Huguenots

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Why the French are Fighting Over Work Hours

Why the French are Fighting Over Work Hours | France | Scoop.it
Store employees in France fight for the right to work on Sundays.
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French ministers fight among themselves over Roma - Irish Times

French ministers fight among themselves over Roma - Irish Times | France | Scoop.it
FRANCE 24 French ministers fight among themselves over Roma Irish Times Hardline French interior minister Manuel Valls sparked nine days of government crisis when he said on September 24th that the Roma had a “way of life extremely different from...
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