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French government to give lower income earners 100-euro payment

The French goverrnment is to make a 100-euro payment to all those in earning a net monthly income of no more than 2,000 euros, representing around 38 million people, in a move prompted by soaring energy costs and, argue some observers, the threat of mass discontent six months before presidential and legislative elections.

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Facebook agrees payment deal with French media over content use

Social media giant Facebook has agreed a deal with an alliance of French national and regional press groups by which it will pay for their content uploaded and shared by its users. 

French prosecutors investigate Tokyo Olympics payment

The probe centres on a 2-million dollar sum allegedly paid to son of former world athletics chief at time of the awarding the 2020 games.

Michel Platini loses appeal and job in Sepp Blatter cash payment case

Ex-France football team star and until now European football tsar lost his appeal and is banned from football activity over suspect payment from FIFA chief.

Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter given eight-year ban from football

Pair were found guilty of breaches in a 2mln Swiss franc 'disloyal payment' made to Uefa boss and ex-France captain by Fifa chief Blatter in 2011.

Michel Platini facing lifetime ban from football

Fifa ethics unit calls for the ban on former French player and Uefa chief over suspicions about payment he received from Fifa boss Sepp Blatter.

France 'paid Mohamed Merah's father for compromising video clips'

Father of a victim of the Toulouse gunman, who shot dead seven people in 2012, says the videos show him confessing work for spy services.

Ex-France football manager slams 'disgraceful' FIFA payment to Ireland

Raymond Domenech said Ireland team should be compensated for FIFA's 5m-euro payment to Irish federation for infamous handball win.

Former French PM Dominique de Villepin received 'illegal' 100,000-euro payout

Officials now say the former diplomat was illegally granted the huge sum after returning to the foreign ministry for just one day.

French bill would criminalise paying for sex

Proposed legislation may outlaw paying for sex in France while giving prostitutes who are victims of sexual violence easier access to legal support.