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No trains and no compromise as France faces a winter of discontent

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With hardline unions threatening indefinite strikes over pension reforms, there is apprehension at the political perils facing Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Macron will seek to placate angry strikers this week while honouring his election pledge to shake up France’s pension system in a delicate balancing act that will define his political future.Ministers are looking at possible concessions that could defuse the strikes and protests that have paralysed the country since last week. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-12-08 08:42:34

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