French Senate adopts pension reform as street protests continue – POLITICO

The French Senate voted in favor of the controversial pension reform overnight, paving the way for a potential final adoption of the law on Thursday, as thousands of people continue to demonstrate across the country. The widespread opposition to the retirement overhaul is a political test to French President Emmanuel Macron, whose liberal party has … Read more

French Senate adopts Macron’s unpopular pension reforms

French Senate adopts Macron

The French Senate has adopted President Emmanuel Macron’s unpopular pension reform plan in the wake of a seventh day of demonstrations, Trend reports citing Goulborn Post. The plan, which will see the retirement age raised by two years to 64, was passed by members of the upper house of the French Parliament with 195 votes … Read more