The text will later be debated in the Senate where Macron's Centre party is outnumbered by right-wing Republicans.Full Story
French rural workers are also angry over the potential hit to their livelihoods from a provisional trade deal struck by the EU and Mercosur.Full Story
The application will be the only way for residents to create a legal digital ID, and facial recognition will be their unique way to do so.
The attacker stabbed to death three men and a woman while another person was injured.
The factory, which produces additives for fuel, is one of the highest-ranking pollutor, according to official European classifications.
During his career, Chirac had flirted with Communism and ultra-nationalism before settling on mainstream right-of-center politics, earning him the nickname "Chameleon Bonaparte."
Workers reject the creation of a single pension system which would deteriorate their future living conditions.
The "Christ Mocked" painting by early Renaissance artist Cimabue was valued at around US$6.6 million and will be sold in an auction next month in Paris.
According to the still-state-controlled utility, about 23,700 workers in France had joined the industrial action by Thursday evening in one of the biggest strike turnouts at the company in eight years.
The collection includes sculptures, masks and religious artefacts from before 1000 B.C. up to the 18th century A.D.
Snowden has been living in Russia since 2013 after he revealed details of secret surveillance programs by U.S. intelligence agencies.