French govt will not share names of terror suspects with mayors

French govt will not share names of terror suspects with mayors

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ruled out sharing details of individuals on the intelligence services’ watch list with town mayors, he told weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche. Suspects on the so-called “Fiche S” watch list are “under surveillance but not under official investigation because they have not been proven to have committed any […]

French govt buys fast trains for slow tracks to save historic Alstom plant

French govt buys fast trains for slow tracks to save historic Alstom plant

France’s Socialist government has announced orders for 15 high-speed trains, mostly for tracks on which they cannot run at their maximum speed, in a pre-election bid to preserve jobs at a historic Alstom plant. Industry Minister Christophe Sirugue outlined the plan at a Tuesday morning meeting in Belfort, a city of 50,000 people in eastern […]