Hollande announces new measures to confront unemployment

In the wake of the “Social Conference” that took place in Paris last month, President François Hollande announced new measures on Tuesday to tackle unemployment in France, including the proposition to fund 100,000 training schemes for young people by 2014. 30,000 of the 100,000 are aimed to be created by the end of 2013, while […]

Norwegian Neo-Nazi Singer Arrested

On Tuesday July 16 French authorities arrested extremist Norwegian musician Kristian “Varg”  Vikernes following suspicion that he might be planning a “massacre”. Police did not find sufficient evidence to charge him with plotting a terrorist attack. He has now been released with no charges made against him. The heavy rock musician, 40, was arrested in the […]