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EU Elections 2014 14-04-2014

Le Pen’s ‘dodgy’ economics

The leader of the Front National, Marine Le Pen, is under fire for her economic programme, and turning down a televised debate with Martin Schulz. EURACTIV France reports.
Competition 24-10-2013

EU’s competition rules ‘stupid and counter-productive’, Montebourg says

EXCLUSIVE / Arnaud Montebourg, the firebrand French Industry Minister, launched a scathing attack on the EU's "stupid" competition and state aid rules, claiming they are "counter-productive" because they prevent the creation of Europe-wide industrial champions. In an interview with, he also spoke in favour of a weaker euro to support exports and restart industry.