Budget Advice points

Budget Advice points - The French government has announced plans to create 150 centers across France to fight against debt and poverty. The government will unveil today the list of the first "Budget Advice Points" which were promised by French President Emmanuel Macron in 2018, as part of the Poverty Plan. 400 are expected by the end of 2020. In 2018, the Banque de France recorded 162,000 cases of debt, of which nearly 92,000 involved new households. This figure has been falling since 2012, but still remains high.

 

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Evening Update Tuesday 10 December

Over 2,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Nice today to protest at pension reforms Evening Update Tuesday 10 December Read More

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COP 25

The 25th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25) is currently being held in Madrid until 13th December. ... COP 25 Read More

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Siren testing in Cannes today

Authorities have warned residents in Cannes that tests are to be carried out today on a new siren. Siren testing in Cannes today Read More

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Twitter

In a ranking published on Monday The Notre-Dame fire was the most commented event of the year on Twitter... Twitter Read More

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 10th December 2019

Strike action continues in protest against proposed pension reforms. Trains are expected to be affected in the region with just a handful running alon... French and Riviera News Tuesday 10th December 2019 Read More

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