French ICU nurses to get monthly bonus of 100 euros

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French prime minister Jean Castex made announcement during a tour of an intensive care unit.

French interior minister pledges cash to mayors offering homes to refugees

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Bernard Cazeneuve said municipalities will get 1,000 euros for every new home offered to refugees, expected to number 30,000 over two years.

Alcatel-Lucent slashes former CEO's huge golden parachute

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Michel Combes was due to receive a 14 million-euro bonus from the telecom equipment maker which he sold to Nokia after serving just two years.

Boss of Franco-US company Alcatel-Lucent says he deserves 14 million euro bonus

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Amid row, Michel Combes rejects pressure from French governement to turn down bonus, saying he helped turn around firm's fortunes.

Charity asks French football players to hand over bonuses

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Homeless group charity in Lyon has asked the French Euro 2012 squad give up their bonuses for a worthy cause.