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Leaving the Elysee Palace, Fabius tells the press he had taken part in his last cabinet meeting, 10 February, 2016
10/02/2016 - FRANCE - POLITICS

French foreign minister Fabius says he's leaving government

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Wednesday that he was leaving the government.
Banner at Disneyland Paris, file photo
10/02/2016 - France

Disneyland Paris visitor numbers down since attacks

Disneyland Paris has seen visitor numbers fall by eight percent since the 13 November Paris attacks, according to the Euro Disney company.
General view of the National Assembly during a debate to extend a state of emergency, in Paris, France, 19 November 2015
10/02/2016 - France

French MPs vote to include stripping terrorists of nationality in constitution

After weeks of debate, lawmakers in France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday narrowly voted through a highly controversial proposal to amend the constitution to strip people convicted of ...

French press review 10 February 2016

French farmers are angry. So are French socialists. And there's a lot of simmering anger in Tunisia too.

African press review 10 February 2016

Ugandan police have been stocking up on the anti-riot gear, which might be a bit worrying with presidential elections just around the corner.
Varoufakis when he was still Greece's finance minister
09/02/2016 - Greece, EU, Varoufakis, Transparancy

Varoufakis launches new pan-European movement to fight Brussels’ lack of transparency

On Tuesday 9 February, the former Greek Finance minister Yannis Varoufakis launched the new, pan-European political movement named Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) in Berlin.
09/02/2016 - Sports

Premier League ticket prices spark fury

England's Football Supporters Federation (FSF) has joined Liverpool fans' growing anger at rising ticket prices.
President François Hollande
09/02/2016 - France - Politics

Hollande likely to shake-up Cabinet

French President Francois Hollande is expected to set in motion Wednesday a government reshuffle aimed at boosting his appeal to voters ahead of a bid for a second term in 2017.
Waves crash against a lighthouse as the wind blows at around 100 km in Boulogne-sur-Mer, northern France on 7 February, 2016.
09/02/2016 - France

Coastal France battered by storms - slideshow

Storm have hit Brittany, the Atlantic coast and the north of France and continue today, Tuesday..