France against Macron’s pension reform
Some 400,000 people took to streets of Paris, says CGT union. More than 2 million people protested in France on Thursday against the government’s controversial plan to push back the retirement age.
Analysis, 'France's Hollande in tight spot on pension reform'
President Francois Hollande may only manage a lightweight reform of France's indebted pension system, with trade unions preparing street protests and his own Socialist Party warning it would oppose painful measures.