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French press review 10 July 2014

French budget, UMP party and the German national football team are all in the papers today.


French press review 5 July 2014

The French press feels the blues of France’s early exit from the football World Cup.

French press review 4 July 2014

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s dramatic offensive against an alleged government plot to sabotage his political comeback is pushed into the back pages this Friday as all French eyes ...
With friends like these ...Jean-François Copé (L) Alain Juppé (C) François Fillon (R)
10/06/2014 - Explainer: France

Sarkozy comeback looms over UMP crisis meeting

Sarkozy seems set to shave but will not ride a white horse.

16/04/2013 - France

French ministers declare their (financial) worth

French ministers have published their personal assets in a move President François Hollande hopes will help restore confidence in his government.
06/03/2013 - France - Venezuela

Venezuela faces test after Chavez death, Hollande

Venezuela faces a “test of its democracy and stability” after the death of Hugo Chavez, French President François Hollande said Wednesday, praising the country’s late ...
21/01/2013 - France - Mali

French unity on Mali begins to crack

French former Prime Minister Alain Juppé has called for clarification of France’s objectives in Mali, after current Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian appeared to suggest that the ...
Alain Juppé (centre) says he has little chance of bringing together the two men fighting for the UMP leadership, Jean-François Copé (left) and François Fillon (right).
25/11/2012 - France

Alain Juppé pessimistic of ending UMP leadership crisis

The former French foreign minister, Alain Juppé, says he is pessimistic about his chances of healing a potentially damaging rift between two men fighting to lead France’s main ...

French press review 23 November 2012

Friday’s papers are dominated by the election dispute and the power struggle rocking the opposition UMP party.

22/11/2012 - France

Crisis in Sarkozy's UMP deepens: Copé rejects mediation, claims proof of pro-Fillon fraud

Jean-François Copé, narrowly declared president of the opposition UMP after a chaotic election, on Thursday rejected a demand from opponent François Fillon to hand over charge of ...