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French press review 24 November 2014

A political power struggle, an unhappy police force, a new form of democracy, and the reshaping of regional France, those are the eye-catching stories on this morning's French front ...

French weekly magazines review 23 November 2014

A new interim leader for Burkina Faso, another scandal involving French businessman and Senator Serge Dassault as well as revelations about football match-fixing – all in France's ...
22/11/2014 - France

France's ex-first lady in UK to tell all on Hollande

Former First Lady, Valérie Trierweiler, kicked off a promotional tour on Saturday of her best-selling book Thank you for this moment, in which she tells all about her tumultuous love affair ...
French President Francois Hollande (L) and Junior Minister for Veterans Kader Arif (R) attend a ceremony to commemorate the end of the World War One, in Oyonnax, November 11, 2013.
22/11/2014 - France

More bad news for Hollande as close ally resigns

France's minister for veteran affairs, Kader Arif, resigned on Friday over allegations of favouritism, spelling a fresh blow for President François Hollande.

French press review 22 November 2014

The contrasting political fortunes of President François Hollande and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé, falling petrol prices, the Bhopal gas tragedy in India are some of the stories which ...
The Mistral Vladivostok at the STX  Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, April 2014
21/11/2014 - France - Russia

Second Russian Mistral warship nears launch in French shipyard

The second Mistral warship being built for Russia by French shipbuilders was placed in the dock in Brittany's Saint-Nazaire shipyard on Thursday night.

French press review 21 November 2014

Several national dailies are looking for answers to the terror threat posed by hundreds of French citizens joining the Islamic State (IS) armed group and other Islamist movements in Syria and ...

French press review 20 November 2014

Funding the army, poverty, and behind the scenes with the French president - all in today's papers ...

Thank You For This Moment has sold over 600,000 copies in France.
19/11/2014 - France

French President Hollande's ex earns millions with kiss-and-tell memoir

Valérie Trierweiler, former companion of French President François Hollande, has made between 1.3 and 1.7 million euros for her tale of her life with the head of state, her publisher ...
Watch out François! French presidents can now be impeached ... but only for faults "manifestly incompatible" with the post
19/11/2014 - France

French presidents may now be impeached

French MPs can now impeach their president. France’s top constitutional body on Wednesday okayed a law that makes a US-style impeachment procedure possible.