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French press review 18 April 2014

Valls faces his first revolt in Socialist ranks. Bouteflika looks set for a fourth term in office but will he well enough to take the oath? Russia signs a deal on Ukraine.


French press review 9 April 2014

PSG gets a bad write-up. Manuel Valls gets a mainly good one. And the Catholic church debates how to handle its far-right fringe.

Pele in Paris on Monday
11/03/2014 - France - Brazil

Pele predicts Brazil World Cup success as trophy visits Paris

After two days on display at Paris's town hall the World Cup trophy has left France, accompanied by world-famous Brazilian footballer Pele, to continue its 90-day tour of participating countries ...


African press review 7 March 2014

Nigerian security forces clash with Boko Haram and women demonstrate against them. The ANC vets potential candidates.


French press review 04 March 2014

More Ukraine, global warming and ten things the French do better than anyone else - all in the French papers today ...


French press review 01 March 2014

Ukraine attracts the most comments in this morning’s papers, in the wake of the geopolitical showdown between Russia and the Western-backed interim administration in Kiev.

Nicolas Anelka makes the quenelle gesture to celebrate his goal, 28 december, 2013
25/02/2014 - France - UK

French striker Anelka's disciplinary hearing held at undisclosed location

French footballer Nicolas Anelka's disciplinary hearing over his controversial 'quenelle' gesture starts on Tuesday at an undisclosed location, according to England's governing Football ...

03/02/2014 - France - UK

Anti-Semitic performer Dieudonné banned from UK

Britain's Interior minister on Monday banned the French performer Dieudonné from entering the UK.

Franck Ribéry (L) Karim Benzema (R)
30/01/2014 - France

Ribery, Benzema sex case charges dropped

A Paris court on Thursday dropped the case against French footballers Karim Benzema and Franck Ribery, who had both been accused of having sex with an underage prostitute.

Nicolas Anelka
21/01/2014 - France - UK

Anelka charged by FA for alleged anti-Semitic salute

Nicolas Anelka, the French footballer and striker for the English club West Bromwich Albion, has been charged by the Football Association after making a 'quenelle' gesture, considered by many to ...