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02/09/2014 - France

Julie Gayet wins privacy case against French glossy over Hollande car photo

French actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande hit the headlines in January, on Tuesday won a legal case against a photographer who snapped her at the wheel of her ...

31/08/2014 - France - Middle East

Alleged jihad recruiter arrested in Nice

A man suspected of recruiting French citizens for jihad in Syria has been arrested at the airport of Nice in the South of France.

31/08/2014 - France - Middle East

Syria slams France for lack of cooperation on Islamic State

Syria on Sunday criticised France's President Francois Hollande for his refusal to cooperate with Damascus against jihadists from the extremist Islamic State group.

30/08/2014 - France - Europe

EU to increase Russian sanctions over Ukraine

EU leaders are looking to increase sanctions against Russia on Saturday during a summit in Brussels.

30/08/2014 - France

New measures announced to help real estate sector in France

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveiled a series of measures on Friday to boost the real estate sector in France, in an aim to kick-start the struggling economy.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls with boss of bosses Pierre Gattaz at the Medef summer shcool this week
29/08/2014 - France

French companies’ dividend payouts soar as jobless wait for investment rise

Despite the economic crisis, the amount French companies pay out in dividends has soared to a European record, a study showed this week, raising questions about the Socialist government’s ...


French press review 29 August 2014

French Socialists go to La Rochelle for what promises to be a stormy get-together. Hollande hopes for help from Europe. Lagarde is in trouble in her home country.

French President François Hollande
28/08/2014 - France - Syria

Hollande rules out French cooperation with Assad against Islamic State

French President François Hollande on Thursday gave an emphatic no to Syria’s offer to work with the West in the fight against the Islamic State, previously known as Isis.


French press review 28 August 2014

The French papers are still buzzing with reactions to President François Holande's new cabinet.


French press review 27 August 2014

The French papers look rather grey this morning, with all their front pages running pictures of the new men and women in suits at the helm of the government.