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François Fillon
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.

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy (R) with his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (C) and former president Jacques Chirac's wife Bernadette (L) at his rally on Friday
08/11/2014 - France

Former PM Fillon urged French presidency to speed up anti-Sarkozy legal action, report

Former prime minister François Fillon is lying when he denies having urged the French presidency to intervene in legal action against Nicolas Sarkozy, the president under whom he served and ...
François Hollande faced four members of the public during the broadcast on the TF1 channel
07/11/2014 - France

Eight million viewers watch Hollande defend mid-term presidential record

François Hollande will not stand for French president again if unemployment has not fallen by the end of his term in office.
06/10/2014

French press review 06 ctober 2014

The papers devote a lot of front-page space to trying to understand yesterday's protest marches by French conservatives.
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