PROLETARIAT BOURGEOIS: Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici said that the government no longer plans to push for a law to cap executive salaries in the private sector. Instead, Moscovici told reporters that he was in discussions with business leaders and he hoped companies would agree to institute thei Full story
PARIS (Reuters) - More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income last year, the business newspaper Les Echos reported on Saturday, citing Finance Ministry data. Full story
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European officials gave a lukewarm response to French President Francois Hollande's sweeping proposals for deeper euro zone integration on Friday, noting that many of his ideas were already in circulation. Full story
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for same-sex marriage, throwing out a last-ditch effort by opponents to scupper the country's biggest social reform since abolition of the death penalty. Full story
French president Francois Hollande vowed to help ease the country's stagnation and deficit by a 75 percent tax on incomes over a million euros, sparking outrage among entrepreneurs, who say it would kill any innovative spirit. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel sits with (L-R) former chancellor Helmut Schmidt, European Parliament President Martin Schulz, SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel, French President Francois Hollande and German President Joachim Gauck during a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of Germany's Social Democra
French President Francois Hollande speaks with SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel in the Gewandhaus concert hall in Leipzig during festivities to mark the 150th anniversary of Germany's Social Democratic Party , May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Kay Nietfeld/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
French President Francois Hollande embraces North Rhine-Westphalia State Premier Hannelore Kraft at the Gewandhaus concert hall in Leipzig during festivities to mark the 150th anniversary of Germany's Social Democratic Party , May 23, 2013. REUTERS//Kay Nietfeld/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)