France confirmed as European champions for welfare spending

France confirmed as European champions for welfare spending

No country in Europe spends more on welfare protection than France, new figures show. But how long will they remain top of the table?

France sees biggest drop in jobless rate for 20 years

France sees biggest drop in jobless rate for 20 years

French jobless rate resumes relentless rise

French jobless rate resumes relentless rise

Hollande says economy ‘is starting up again’

Hollande says economy ‘is starting up again’

France’s welfare state set to get a little stingier

France’s welfare state set to get a little stingier

Unemployment in France continues to rise

Unemployment in France continues to rise

France and Germany plan deal for jobless youths

France and Germany plan deal for jobless youths

Jobless rate in France at highest level since 1999

Jobless rate in France at highest level since 1999

French jobless rate almost hits 16-year high

French jobless rate almost hits 16-year high

Self-immolation attempts spark copycat fears

Self-immolation attempts spark copycat fears

Jobless rate continues sharply higher

Jobless rate continues sharply higher