Thursday, 13 December 2018
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[Ticker] Spain follows France with boost to minimum wage

Added: 13.12.2018 7:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Wednesday the largest annual increase in more than 40 years of the minimum wage, saying "a rich country cannot have poor workers". The lowest-paid workers salary would rise 22 percent to €900 per month in 2019, which would cost the state €340m per year. French president Emmanuel Macron under pressure from large public protests announced a €100 increase in the minimum wage.

Lion Air crash victims' families to rally as hunt for wreckage steps up

Added: 13.12.2018 7:41 | 11 views | 0 comments

Families of some of the 189 people killed in a Lion Air plane crash plan a protest rally in Indonesia on Thursday, while stalled efforts to bring the main wreckage to the surface and find the second black box are set to resume next week.

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More than 1,200 arrested in unprecedented French riots

Added: 13.12.2018 6:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D’Agata reports from Paris on the fourth consecutive Saturday filled with protests and riots in France.

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Protesters crowd Michigan capitol over move to limit power of newly elected Democrats

Added: 13.12.2018 1:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

There were loud protests in Michigan on Wednesday over what many say is a last-minute power grab by Republicans. They're accused off trying to limit the authority of newly elected Democrats. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.

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Stephen Curry on moon-landing conspiracy: 'Obviously, I was joking'

Added: 13.12.2018 0:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

The Warriors star says he was "silently protesting how stupid it was" people thought he believed what he said.

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French Government Avoids No-Confidence Vote In Wake Of Street Protests

Added: 13.12.2018 0:17 | 14 views | 0 comments

Left-of-center lawmakers in France have tabled a motion of no confidence in the French government following repeated protests and scenes of violence, CNBC reports. The "gilets jaunes" ("yellow vests") crisis started as a demonstration against a carbon tax policy and planned fuel tax increases, but it has morphed into wider discontent at the leadership of President Emmanuel Macron. Now representatives from the French Communist Party, the Socialist Party and the far-left populist movement France Unbowed (La France Insoumise) have come together to table the motion against Macron's government. The government of Georges Pompidou in 1962 was successfully toppled by such a motion, but few believe...

Michigan protests over alleged power grab

Added: 13.12.2018 0:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

There were loud protests in Michigan on Wednesday over what many say is a last-minute power grab by Republicans. They're accused off trying to limit the authority of newly elected Democrats. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.

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Macron to plead deficit slippage essential for reforms plan

Added: 12.12.2018 22:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron will plead to euro zone peers this week that the costly emergency measures he announced to quell anti-tax protests were needed to ensure he could press on with his ambitious reform agenda, an official said on Wednesday.

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Hungarians protest at 'slave law' labor reform

Added: 12.12.2018 21:52 | 11 views | 0 comments

Around 2,000 Hungarians protested late on Wednesday outside parliament against new legislation allowing employers to ask staff to work up to 400 hours per year of overtime, a reform its critics have dubbed the "slave law".

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Calls for end to gilets jaunes protests in wake of Strasbourg shooting

Added: 12.12.2018 17:47 | 18 views | 0 comments

French government ministers have appealed for the nationwide gilets jaunes protests to stop in the wake of the Strasbourg attack....

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