Keyword: crackdown

French interior minister warns of tougher policing of protests

Bernard Cazeneuve was speaking after regular violence during weeks of protests against labour law reforms, with casualties among police and protestors alike.

Paris City Hall clamps down on secondary residence holiday lets

City authorities believe up to two-thirds of holiday lets flout law that law allows short-period apartment rental only if it is a primary residence.

France sending North African graduates home

A French government crackdown on numbers of work permits issued to foreign graduates has outraged North Africans, forced to return home.