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Few tears shed by French workers after Macron"s Alstom dream is blocked

After four decades on the production line at French trainmaker Alstom, Claude Gemino had little sympathy for Emmanuel Macron when Brussels scotched the French president's hopes of creating a European rail champion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron

Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out on the streets and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 9th, 2018

French Companies Bribe Workers To Stop Rioting As Wave Of "Deadly Violence" Expected This Weekend

France's "Yellow Vest" protests have evolved from simple expressions of anger over Emmanuel Macron's since-can.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 6th, 2018

French rail workers set up street protests, resume strike

French rail workers set up street protests across France on Thursday as they resumed their rolling strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company SNCF......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2018

French train workers occupy building, protesting reforms

Striking French train workers have occupied a building in a surprise protest against President Emmanuel Macron's changes to the state-run rail company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2018

French strikes continue as standoff with Macron deepens

French railway workers resume rolling strikes against President Macron's reform plans for the state-owned railway company SNCF, triggering widespread travel chaos.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 13th, 2018

President Macron to unveil plan to give Europe"s electric battery industry a jolt

France will invest 700 million euros ($790 million) over the next five years into projects to boost the European electric car battery industry and reduce its carmakers' reliance on dominant Asian rivals, said French presidency officials......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

France details yellow vest protests" impact on economy

The French government says it has provided 38 million euros ($43 million) in financial aid for workers who have been put on reduced work hours as businesses struggle with anti-government protests......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2019

Macron ‘Clawing’ Back Support as Yellow Vest Movement Consumes France

French President Emmanuel Macron, 40 anni, appears to be clawing back support as he works to quell the yellow vest protest movement with a national political debate. Recent polls by Ifop, BVA and Harris Interactive ins.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 10th, 2019

Emmanuel Macron Is Happy to Fight With Italy

The French president is trying to use the spat to take back the initiative from the gilets jaunes and get his economic reforms back on track. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 8th, 2019

Factbox: Franco-German mergers: a difficult history

Berlin and Paris are working to change European competition rules to facilitate large cross-border mergers, after the European Union blocked Siemens and Alstom from merging their rail businesses on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Germany to seek antitrust reform in 2020 EU presidency: source

Germany will seek to reform competition law during its European Union presidency in 2020, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday, hours after antitrust regulators blocked a rail deal between Siemens and Alstom......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Siemens deal collapse fuels Alstom-Bombardier tie-up talk, shares rally

The European Commission's decision to block a tie-up between Alstom and Germany's Siemens is fueling speculation over possible merger talks between the French rail business and Canada's Bombardier, lifting both companies' shares on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

EU policy under fire after rail merger blocked

Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU antitrust regulators rejected the deal, saying that it would have hurt competition and led to higher prices for consumers. Lauren Anthony reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

EU policy under fire after rail merger blocked

Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU antitrust regulators rejected the deal, saying that it would have hurt competition and led to higher prices for consumers......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

EU regulators block Siemens-Alstom rail merger

Siemens AG and Alstom SA’s plan to merge into a world-conquering European rail champion was blocked by European Union antitrust regulators who refused to cave in to warnings about the looming threat of Chinese competition......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2019

EU regulators block Siemens-Alstom rail merger

Siemens AG and Alstom SA’s plan to merge into a world-conquering European rail champion was blocked by European Union antitrust regulators who refused to cave in to warnings about the looming threat of Chinese competition......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2019

Alstom rallies as investors hope for new deal after Siemens veto

Alstom shares rallied on Wednesday after Brussels rejected the French rail manufacturer's plan to merge with Siemens' rail division to create a powerful European rail business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

EU antitrust policy under fire after Siemens-Alstom deal blocked

Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU regulators blocked the deal, prompting Germany and France to call for an overhaul of EU competition policy to better meet global challenges......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

EU competition policy under fire after Siemens-Alstom deal blocked

Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU regulators rejected the deal, prompting Germany and France to call for an overhaul of EU competition policy to better meet global challenges......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Alstom and Siemens Show How Not to Deal With China

The French and German companies wanted a train merger to compete with CRRC. But they helped make the Chinese giant what it is today......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 6th, 2019