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New French cabinet takes pay cut
Newly elected president orders 30 per cent pay cut for his ministers amid calls to renegotiate EU fiscal pact.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 00:45 GMT
France will not ratify current EU fiscal pact
New finance minister Pierre Moscovici says eurozone pact must be renegotiated to promote growth rather than austerity.
Last updated: 17 May 2012 22:59 GMT
Eurozone seeks growth amid record joblessness
Unemployment in 17-country eurozone hits 10.7 per cent, the highest level since currency union launched in 1999.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 17:29 GMT
Sarkozy ally says all civilisations not equal
French interior minister stands by his remarks as critics denounced his comments as dangerous and xenophobic.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2012 18:57 GMT
EU ministers press Greece for budget cuts
Eurozone finance ministers encourage Athens to prepare new budget cuts in order to avoid defaulting.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2012 10:53 GMT
EU finance ministers urge quick Greece deal
Germany and France reiterate their commitment to a new bailout to avert a disastrous debt default by the country.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 20:50 GMT
Eric Cantona runs for French presidency
Passionate about solving the housing crisis, former French footballer Eric Cantona is launching bid for presidency.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 16:47 GMT
France's top credit rating affirmed
Fitch Ratings however said it may downgrade six other eurozone nations as a solution to debt crisis is "beyond reach".
Last updated: 16 Dec 2011 22:25 GMT
Germany suffers from poor bonds sales
Disappointing experience raises fears that the eurozone crisis is beginning to threaten Europe's strongest economy.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2011 15:07 GMT
French anger over S&P downgrade blunder
EU may impose stricter rules on credit agencies after S&P mistakenly announced it would downgrade France's 'AAA' rating.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 20:41 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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