Saturday

10th Dec 2016

Ticker

French leader to table €50 billion savings package

French PM Manuel Valls on Wednesday will present in detail how to cut public spending by €50bn between 2015 and the end of President Francois Hollande's term in 2017. Brussels last year gave France a two-year extension to bring its budget deficit down from 4.3% to below 3% in 2015.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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