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VAT Fraud in France: A Solution?/Escroquerie sur le TVA en France : Une solution ?

The new French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, surprised everyone last Wednesday by announcing an aggressive plan to cut the French budget by €50 billion. Some of his ideas for saving money are by freezing retirement benefits for 18 months and cutting some family and housing benefits. 800 more words


After Work Ban

I just heard that the French government is looking into passing a law to ban after work emails.  In other words, once you leave work, you leave work.  356 more words

France’s new government : shuffling the deck or something more?

As most readers probably know by now, the French government has changed. Not through an election but because of one, namely last Sunday’s municipal elections. It may be a good idea to evaluate the new deal. 1,118 more words


2014 Municipal Elections Results

The second round of the 2014 French Municipal Elections concluded tonight. Haven’t been following the coverage? Check out our map to see who won in which cities and to find out which cities changed hands. 52 more words

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Writing Day: March 23 - Fluidity

Switching points of view again to Samantha! And onto the fourth part of Fluidity (check out the first three parts here). So far writing every four days has been a bit easier to do than three times a day, and mixing that with school and book reviews- let’s just say it keeps life interesting on the flip-side. 634 more words

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Everything You Need to Know About this Weekend's French Municipal Elections in One Map

The French municipal elections are this weekend. Haven’t been following the coverage? Take a look at our map of the elections in nearly 50 cities across the country! 89 more words

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A Stay Against Corruption

Today’s verb: Se ressourcer.  Rediscover one’s roots, find new energy.  (definition Larousse)

Look.  These are not the best of times here on the east side of the Channel.  537 more words