French bakers slam supermarket chain over its price-cutting baguettes

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A decision by the nationwide Leclerc supermarket chain to sell baguettes priced at just 29 euro cents has infuriated bread-making professionals who, in a joint statement by bakers, farmers and millers, said the move 'destroys values' and went against attempts to 'pay farmers fairly'. 

France fears baguette crisis as bakers allowed to take holidays

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Historic laws that compelled bakers in Paris to curtail their holidays over the summer have been scrapped.

France's forgotten army of Muslim workers

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Death of delivery man after 'drunk' police officers drove car into his van throws focus on workers who make everyday life possible in Paris.