The far-right National Front is eyeing significant gains while the ruling Socialist Party is predicted to suffer big losses in Sunday’s departmental elections.
Politicians of left and right have condemned French Prime Manuel Valls after he said yesterday that he was “afraid” for France, over the rise of the Front National.
With just two weeks to go to departmental elections here in France, it's perhaps not surprising that two of the national dailies give pride of place to aspects of those polls.
The spectre of right-wing extremism is rattling the bars on this morning's front pages.
The French government dices with no-confidence death. The left says its policies have stalled. Salafism is reported to be advancing in France. French Jews consider leaving for Israel.