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French president Emmanuel Macron met France’s social partners at the Élysée Palace on Tuesday to discuss a possible relaunch of the aborted reform. Photograph:  Yoan Valat/POOL/AFP

The streamlining of France’s devilishly complex and costly pension system was to have been the mother of all reforms, the prestige project of Emmanuel(...)

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Makers of cars and electronic devices from TVs to smartphones are sounding alarm bells about a global shortage of chips, which is causing manufacturin(...)

‘Amazon cannot act like this is business as usual. If distribution centres are not safe for workers right now, they should be closed immediately.’ Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images

There have been protests at Amazon warehouses in the US, France and Italy after the retail giant tried to run normal shifts despite positive cases of (...)

People march in Paris on Thursday,  the 43rd day of nationwide multi-sector protests and strikes against the French government’s pensions reform. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images

French protest strikes against president Emmanuel Macron’s reform of the pension system will enter their seventh week on Friday, a record since the Ma(...)

A French railway worker on strike in Paris against the French government’s pensions reform plans. The slogan reads ‘Don’t touch my pension’. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

French transport strikes will continue for the 37th consecutive day on Friday, following a fourth day of nationwide marches on Thursday in protest aga(...)

French prime minister Edouard Philippe unveils the details of a pension reform plan before the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, on Wednesday. Photograph: Thomas Samson/EPA

“You can’t stop a mobilisation by waving a magic wand in a speech,” French prime minister Edouard Philippe warned deputies from President Emmanuel Mac(...)

Before and during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France’s President Emmanuel Macron held intense talks with UK prime minister Boris Johnson, US president Donald Trump. Sarria/AFP/Getty Images 1

It is a difficult thing for politicians to change. Nearly halfway through his five-year term, in what is widely heralded as Act II of his presidency, (...)

A protester throws a container during clashes with police  in Paris on Thursday. Photograph:  Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP/Getty Images

A far-left union bid to turn a protest on Thursday over a shakeup of the state railways into a bigger show of resistance to President Emmanuel Macron(...)

People demonstrate to protest against French government’s string of reforms, on Thursday. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of people marched in protest at President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms in cities across France on Thursday. Some schools remained close(...)

French strike: students demonstrate with public-sector workers on Tuesday. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Nine trade unions representing France’s 5.4 million civil servants participated in strikes and protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s policies o(...)

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