France to raise retirement age to 64 by 2030 in controversial reform


Long-delayed pension overhaul pushes the retirement age to 64, a move opposed by four in every five citizens according to an Odoxa poll, at a time when many are already struggling with a cost-of-living crisis.

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The French should work two years longer before they can retire, prime minister Élisabeth Borne said, detailing an unpopular reform of the pension system that risks strikes and will test President Emmanuel Macron's ability to deliver change., reports FRANCE 24.