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Ahead of UK summit, #Macron visits migrants in port of Calais

Ahead of UK summit, #Macron visits migrants in port of Calais

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron visited a migrant reception centre and quizzed refugees in Calais on Tuesday (16 January), taking stock of the pressure on the Channel port ahead of a summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May this week, writes Marine Pennetier. Calais and the surrounding Hauts-de-France region are among the poorest areas of France, […]

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Almost three quarters of French against ditching #euro

Almost three quarters of French against ditching #euro

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost three quarters of French people are against leaving the eurozone currency bloc and returning to the franc, a survey showed on Friday (10 March), in bad news for far-right leader Marine Le Pen who advocates a so-called ‘Frexit’, writes Michel Rose. Some 72% of the French polled by the Elabe polling institute in a […]

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