The French Say 'non' To Raising The Retirement Age

But with the deflating euro and a rapidly aging population, they may have to make some concessions.

Sections:  world   
Topics:  euro   europe   france   retirement   retirement age   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Linebacker says risk of head injury not worth it
    Chris Borland, 24, of the San Francisco 49ers walks away from big money "to do what's best for my health." Studies suggest that the hard knocks of football can lead to debilitating head injuries. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Cyprus parliament approves bailout
    Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
  • Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand
    Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
BING NEWS:
  • Majority of French support strikes against pension reforms: poll
    The retirement age is a “red line” for the country’s largest ... French President Emmanuel Macron hinted previously that he was open to discussing the need for raising the “equilibrium age” concept ...
    11/26/2020 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Thousands gather in Lyon to protest French security law
    Thousands took to the streets of Lyon, France on Tuesday (November 25) to protest against the government's security law. Footage filmed by @AntoineCOMTE shows protesters chanting and dancing.
    11/25/2020 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • The ‘false positives’ scandal that felled Colombia’s military hero
    When the Colombian army defeated the Farc guerrillas, ending decades of conflict, General Mario Montoya was hailed a national hero. But then it was revealed that thousands of ‘insurgents’ executed by ...
    11/18/2020 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • French Muslims, stigmatized by attacks, feel under pressure
    The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Friday it’s found 569 new cases over the past 24 hours, raising the country’s total to 32,887 with 516 deaths. LONDON (AP) — The British ...
    10/31/2020 - 11:52 pm | View Link
  • Muslims call for French goods boycott to protest caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad
    The growing confrontation is raising political tensions between France and some Muslim-majority nations, especially Turkey, and could put pressure on French companies. Other European countries ...
    10/26/2020 - 7:24 am | View Link
  • More

 

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News