Keyword: constitutional court

France's constitutional court quashes 'Google tax' proposal

The measure was thrown out as French government seeks to make country more attractive for foreign businesses looking to relocate after Brexit.

French constitutional council approves sweeping new mass surveillance powers

The new law, brought after January Paris terror attacks, gives intelligence agencies arbitrary powers to tap phones, emails and to hack computers.

French court throws out law fining arbitrary factory closures

The Constitutional Court ruled invalid a law that set high fines on companies which shut plants before trying all options to keep them open.

Fracking ban upheld by French court as constitutional

France's top court rules that the 2011 law outlawing the fracking method of extracting shale gas is within constitution.