Macron gives up future pension amid nationwide strikes

Germany, EU criticize US over Russian gas pipeline sanctions UK to go into next stage of Brexit talks UK faces shortage of family doctors Chinese tourists' enthusiasm for winter sports boosts Finnish tourism growth 16 injured from helicopter's emergency landing in Siberia Macron gives up future pension amid nationwide strikes Russian PM asks govt to prepare retaliation against new US sanctions No truce for Christmas, more talks on French pension reform ahead UK central bank plays it safe with chief Russian military capable of ensuring national security: Putin British Queen describes 2019 as 'bumpy' Europeans grow wary of their old partner Song sessions and chats relieve holiday blues Big Ben could signal end of Britain's EU membership on Jan 31: report BBC might call on staff to cut out knee-jerk Twitter use Pilot survives after Russia's newest Su-57 fighter crashes Milanovic leads Croatia's presidential elections: exit polls Turkey's Libya stance raises tensions Ukraine's Russian gas transit revenue to amount to 15 bln USD over 5 years: official