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Jump in French industrial output and job creations

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Manufacturing output surged to 2.6 percent year-on-year to January, while the 82,300 jobs created last year was highest since the crisis of 2007.

Hollande education jobs drive finds too few candidates


When, during his presidential election campaign, François Hollande promised the creation of 60,000 jobs in the education sector, he was met with applause and criticism in equal measure. But now, implementation of the plan has met with an obstacle which few had foreseen; there are simply not enough candidates. It reflects a wider and enduring problem of a shortage of teaching staff that threatens to reach a crisis point in many schools, beginning in September. Lucie Delaporte reports.