Macron presses ahead with pension reform as discontent grows


Prime minister Élisabeth Borne is to detail on Tuesday plans to make the French work longer, most likely by raising the retirement age to 64 or 65 from 62 currently.

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French president Emmanuel Macron's government attempts to revive his economic reform drive and score a major political victory this week with a launch of the pension system's overhaul in the face of vehement trade union opposition, reports Yahoo! News.