France’s pension system: How it works and what does Macron want to change?

France’s pension system: How it works and what does Macron want to change?

French labour unions have vowed a wave of strikes against a pension overhaul promised by President Emmanuel Macron, a centrepiece of his drive to reform vast swathes of the economy.

French rail workers press ahead with latest two-day strike

French rail workers press ahead with latest two-day strike

France begins tricky rail reform task as strike threat looms

France begins tricky rail reform task as strike threat looms

Macron to face nationwide public sector protests in March

Macron to face nationwide public sector protests in March

France is ready for ‘radically new path’, says Macron as he vows to slash French lawmakers by a third

France is ready for ‘radically new path’, says Macron as he vows to slash French lawmakers by a third

More clashes as protests turn violent across France

More clashes as protests turn violent across France

Is France’s whizzkid minister ‘on the move’ for the Elysée?

Is France’s whizzkid minister ‘on the move’ for the Elysée?

French regions’ name changes lead to mockery

French regions’ name changes lead to mockery

Under-fire French government waters down labour reforms

Under-fire French government waters down labour reforms

French government wobbles on key labour reforms bill

French government wobbles on key labour reforms bill

France vows to reform ‘unreadable’ labour laws

France vows to reform ‘unreadable’ labour laws

PM tells rebels ‘we won’t stop reforming France’

PM tells rebels ‘we won’t stop reforming France’

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Minister ‘receives death threats’ over reforms

‘Pilots’ strike shows how France cannot reform’

‘Pilots’ strike shows how France cannot reform’

‘Now is France’s moment to recover or decline’

‘Now is France’s moment to recover or decline’

‘Reforms are not the problem in France, it’s injustice’

‘Reforms are not the problem in France, it’s injustice’

France is ‘paralyzed’ and needs reform, PM pleads

France is ‘paralyzed’ and needs reform, PM pleads

Back to school: Hollande faces gruelling term

Back to school: Hollande faces gruelling term

France launches tough pensions reforms

France launches tough pensions reforms

Hollande plans reforms to ‘change face of France’

Hollande plans reforms to ‘change face of France’

French unions strike over reform of labour laws

French unions strike over reform of labour laws

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French efforts to tackle jobless ruled ‘inadequate’

EU orders  France to reform pensions and jobs

EU orders France to reform pensions and jobs

UK PM cancels Paris visit after Thatcher death

UK PM cancels Paris visit after Thatcher death