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Jean-Marie Le Pen at the High Court of Nanterre, 12 June
28/07/2015 - FRANCE

French court confirms ruling to reinstate Jean-Marie Le Pen

A French court has confirmed a ruling suspending a vote by far-right Front National (FN) members who had hoped to strip the party's long-time leader Jean-Marie Le Pen of his title of honorary president.


French press review 23 July 2015

Should French farmers be satisfied with the 600 million euros in emergency aid offered yesterday by the government?

French weekly magazines review 19 July 2015

The Greek tragi-comedy dominates the cover stories for yet another week, after Alexis Tsipras' unbelievable volte-face allowing Europe to apply the austerity programme he asked the Greek people to ...

French weekly magazines review 12 July 2015

All this week's magazines sift through the dust of the Greek referendum, as we wait for a Brussels' verdict on the latest proposals from Athens.

French press review 3 July 2015

This morning's front pages suggest that the nation's editors may be trying to save money by recycling stories.

Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen leaves the courthouse in Nanterre on 12 June
02/07/2015 - FRANCE

French court orders Front National to reinstate Jean-Marie Le Pen

A French court has ordered the far-right Front National (FN) to reinstate its long-time leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, who was suspended from membership in a clash with his daughter, Marine, who now leads ...
French President François Hollande delivers a statement after holding a council meeting on Greece at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.
29/06/2015 - France - Greece

French President Hollande says exit from euro would be 'Greece's choice'

French President Francois Hollande says that it is Greece’s choice to stay in the Eurozone and that France's economy is safe from market instability after bailout negotiations failed over the ...
Front National former candidate Anne-Sophie Leclère.
23/06/2015 - FRANCE - French Guiana

Cayenne court scraps sentence for comparing French minister to monkey

A court in French Guiana has overturned a nine-month prison sentence on a former local election candidate for France's Front National for comparing Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to an ape

Jean-Marie Le Pen (R) arrives at the courthouse in Nanterre
12/06/2015 - FRANCE

Jean-Marie Le Pen takes Front National to court over membeship suspension

The founding father of France's Front National (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen took his own party to court on Friday to fight his suspension from membership over controversial remarks about the Nazis and ...

French press review 12 June 2015

The American central bank could be thinking of increasing interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. Is this a good or a bad thing?