Can France recapture spirit of ‘98 to lift a nation at Euro 2016?

Can France recapture spirit of ‘98 to lift a nation at Euro 2016?

On Sunday, less than a week before kicking off in the curtain raiser for Euro 2016, the France squad was paid a visit by none other than François Hollande, the country’s president. He had stopped by to give them a quick pep talk. It’s possible that the rallying call from the famously uncharismatic Hollande, with […]

Hollande says labour reform strikes must not disrupt Euro 2016

Hollande says labour reform strikes must not disrupt Euro 2016

President Francois Hollande said on Sunday it would be incomprehensible if transport strikes were to disrupt the Euro 2016 soccer tournament that opens in France on Friday, raising pressure on the militant CGT union to call off the action. Hollande spoke in a radio interview as an opinion poll showed a majority of French people […]