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28/03/2015

French press review 29 March 2015

Ahead of Sunday’s departmental elections, the national magazines are dripping with tidbits from the campaign trail and the stakes of the crucial vote.

Police at the Lubitz family home in west Germany
27/03/2015 - FRANCE

Germanwings A320 crash pilot hid sick-leave notes for crash day

Andreas Lubitz, the copilot thought to have deliberately caused Tuesday's deadly crash, had a sick-leave note for the day, German prosecutors say.

27/03/2015

French press review 27 March 2015

Today's French press is awash with reactions to the shocking revelations by investigators that copilot Andreas Lunitz deliberately crashed the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on Tuesday after ...
Germanwings Airbus A320 copilot Andreas Lubitz from his Facebook page
27/03/2015 - FRANCE

German police take evidence from A320 crash copilot's home

German police seized on Friday a number of items at the homes of Andreas Lubitz the copilot who appears to have deiberately crashed the Germanwings A320 flight in the French Alps on Tuesday.

26/03/2015

French press review 26 March 2015

The Germanwings plane crash, the French army and French radio are in the newspapers today ...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Indian Prime Minister Modi to visit France mid-April

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to visit France on 9-12 April as part of a tour that will also take him to Germany and Canada, officials in Delhi announced on Wednesday.
A rescue helicopter from the French gendarmerie flies over the snow covered French Alps near the crash site of Airbus A320 on 25 March 2015
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande, Merkel, Rajoy visit Germanwings A320 crash site

Nationals of at least 15 countries were on board the Germanwings A320 flight that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.
25/03/2015

French press review 25 March 2015

Today's French papers cover yesterday's air tragedy in the French Alps.
Debris of the Germanwings A320 scattered on the mountainside
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Germanwings A320 crash probe 'not focusing on terrorism'

French investigators into the Germanwings A320 air crash in the French Alps are not focussing on terrorism as an explanation, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Wednesday.

24/03/2015

French press review 24 March 2015

You might have thought the French papers would have gotten over Sunday's first round departmental elections . . . not a bit of it. Five dailies to hand, five views of a blighted political landscape .
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