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French press review 31 January 2015

Merkel and Hollande discuss developments in Greece over dinner. There’s debate over whether Syriza’s challenge to austerity will inspire the French left.

French press review 30 January 2015

There are rich picking in the French newspapers this morning. Investigators look into the Charlie Hebdo killers’ mentor. Opinions are divided over Greece’s new leaders.

French press review 29 January 2015

"People start believing in the media again", a controversial package of reforms and concerns over Greece bailout dominate the front page stories of French dailies.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with his cabinet
28/01/2015 - France - Greece

Hollande invites Tsipras to Paris in early February

French President François Hollande has invited newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit him in Paris early next month.

French press review 28 January 2015

After two days of front pages dominated by slippery Greeks and unpaid debts, France’s editors have finally decided to vary our news intake.
Michel Houellebecq
05/01/2015 - FRANCE

French author Houellebecq sparks controversy

The French writer Michel Houellebecq sparked such controversy with his latest novel "Submission" to be published this week that President François Hollande said on Monday he'll read ...

French weekly magazines review 4 January 2015

From inspiring individuals who achieved remarkable things in Marianne to those who "will make you love 2015" in Le Figaro mag, the French weeklies have chosen to focus on optimism for a ...

French press review 31 December 2014

Population, hangovers, political party names and the euro - all in today's papers ...


French press review 30 December 2014

Injustices in French education, French cuisine influenced by EU regulations and the problem of homeless people in this cold weather...

French press review 29 December 2014

Major newspapers seem to think there is not much going on in France today, with headlines devoted to international stories - Afghanistan for Le Monde or Greece for Le Figaro.