Macron to address nation amid surge in virus cases

France — Link

French President Emmanuel Macron is make a TV address to the nation on Monday, when it is expected he will announce measures to attempt to contain a surge in infections from the coronavirus Delta variant.

French PM sets out 'Act II' of Macron government policy measures

France — Link

Presenting the second stage of legislative reform of his goverment after two years in power, French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has told parliament that environmental issues and 'social justice' will be at the forefront of future policy-making over the remaining three years of its mandate, and also announced that it will end a ban on IVF for lesbian couples and single women.

Hollande launches proposed 'business tax relief for jobs' pact

France — Link

French president used yearly address to employers and unions to insist firms must invest and hire young and older workers to get the labour tax break.