France has long prided itself on its generous labor laws, that give workers more security and more perks than in most European countries. But hit by the eurozone crisis and an ageing population, France now needs reform
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EU leaders are seeking new ways to boost fledgling growth and job creation in post-recession Europe. 'Budget flexibility' is the latest catchphrase, but it has rekindled the growth-versus-austerity debate in the bloc.
France has great food, a wonderful climate, and a world class soccer squad.
While Socialist President Hollande seems ever weaker, and his predecessor faces charges of influence-peddling, the political winner could well be France's right-wing Front National, writes DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
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