France is to introduce a raft of labor reforms to tackle long-standing unemployment. The new measures make it easier to hire and fire people.
Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron stressed the need for a "coordinated European solution" to migrant arrivals from the Mediterranean. They also voiced concern for the humanitarian situation in Syria.
The Davis Cup, a tournament that defines the world's best tennis nation, is set for a radical shake-up. The 118-year-old men's tournament will have a World Cup-style finals for the first time in 2019.
The French leader faced two no-confidence votes amid a political uproar over a former bodyguard and plunging approval ratings. The motions had been brought forward by both conservative and Socialist lawmakers.
The reforms sweep aside the loose labor laws from the previous government. It fulfills a major campaign pledge of the new populist government.
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