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Business booms for coffin-makers in coronavirus-hit France

Apr 03 2020

JUSSEY/PARIS Two hauliers load their lorries with what is fast becoming a precious commodity in France as the coronavirus pandemic takes its dreadful toll - coffins.

'Delivering coffins non-stop': coronavirus stalks a Paris nursing home

Mar 25 2020

PARIS Outside a Paris retirement home on Wednesday, a director rushed out and told the man delivering a coffin to use a side entrance, away from prying eyes.

Defiant Macron to push through reforms despite strikes

Apr 12 2018

BERD'HUIS, France French President Emmanuel Macron will stick to his plans for sweeping reforms despite strikes and street protests, he said on Thursday in his first TV interview in months, adding that he is not one to govern based on opinion polls.

France's Le Pen seeks to bill herself as Macron's main opponent

Sep 09 2017

BRACHAY, France French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who has been largely out of the spotlight since stinging electoral defeats, on Saturday sought to reclaim the mantle of main opponent to President Emmanuel Macron, which polls now attribute to the far-left.

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