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Former UMP president Jean-François Copé
03/02/2015 - France

France's former opposition leader Copé under investigation over Sarkozy fine

Jean-François Copé, former president of the right wing opposition UMP party, has been placed under official investigation for suspected misuse of funds, according to judicial ...
Paris's Arc de Triomphe declares solidarity with Charlie Hebdo.
10/01/2015 - Analysis: France

How will the Charlie Hebdo attacks change France?

On Friday evening Chérif Kouachi, Saïd Kouachi and Amedy Coulibaly achieved the martyrdom they aspired to after having imposed the same fate on 17 people who had no wish to die.
01/12/2014

French press review 1 December 2014

If you don't like Nicolas Sarkozy, don't buy a French newspaper this morning.

16/11/2014

French weekly magazines review 16 November 2014

The political earthquake caused by the “Jouyetgate” scandal is this week’s top story. Corruption claims hit one of Nicolas Sarkozy’s allies.
15/11/2014

French press review 15 November 2014

There are lots of comments in the press this Saturday about the admission in a French hospital of Algeria's long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The ANC falls out with a longstanding union ally.
François Fillon when he was prime minister with Jean-Pierre Jouyet
12/11/2014 - France

Hollande aide clings on to job as lawyer blames ‘political police’ for Fillon row

Top presidential aide Jean-Pierre Jouyet will not be fired, French government ministers said on Wednesday as former prime minister François Fillon tried to force reporters to prove their claim ...
12/11/2014

French press review 12 November 2014

Could the African Nations Cup be played outside Africa. Did Fillon discuss politics with an Elysée bureaucrat? Will Rosetta meet 67P? Can the Oslo accords still help the Middle East?

11/11/2014

French press review 11 November 2014

The storm in the goldfish bowl continues. The latest French political scandal has given rise to a series of denials and contradictions worthy of a schoolyard.

Jean-Pierre Jouyet
10/11/2014 - Explainer: France

Pressure on Hollande's top man to resign amid allegations of anti-Sarkozy plot

Opposition politicians called on Monday for the resignation of Jean-Pierre Jouyet, President François Hollande’s chief of staff, who is at the centre of a political storm concerning ...
10/11/2014

French press review 10 November 2014

There's a storm brewing in the goldfish bowl of French politics, and it's making splashes all over this morning's front pages.

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