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French press review 16 September 2014

It's hard to get a grip on this morning's French dailies...

French weekly magazines review 13 September 2014

It’s another week of below-the-belt bashing of French President François Hollande by the magazines, with a new opinion poll finding that nearly two-thirds of French people want him to ...
09/09/2014 - France

French PM warns party: ability to govern under question

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told a tense meeting of Socialist MPs on Tuesday that the Socialists’ very ability to govern was under question, as a rebel group of MPs gains momentum.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party's "Université d'été" summer meeting in La Rochelle, western France, 31 August 2014.
08/09/2014 - France

Far-right Front National at "gates of power" says French PM Valls

The far-right Front National is at the "gates of power" in France warned French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Sunday.

Marine Le Pen at the party's weekend summer university youth meeting in Frejus
07/09/2014 - France

French journalist ban at FN youth camp provokes media boycott

A journalist from online newspaper Mediapart was booted out of a gathering by the Front National's youth wing on Saturday, due to a "logistical" problem.

French weekly magazines review 7 September 2014

The magazines are all talking about the triple whammy of calamities that have befallen President François Hollande this week.


Sarcelles outside Paris, where Jewish businesses were attacked, 20 July 2014.
06/09/2014 - France - Israel

France tops list for Jewish emigration to Israel

More Jews have left France for Israel so far this year than from any other country, a leading Jewish group said on Friday.


French press review 6 September 2014

We begin with a new poll predicting that French Front National leader Marine Le Pen would win the first round of the 2017 presidential elections, and defeat President François Hollande in the ...
The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Vladivostok at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, 4 September 2014.
04/09/2014 - France - Russia

France suspends delivery of warships to Russia

France was decided not  to deliver the first of two helicopter carriers to Russia for now because of Moscow's actions in eastern Ukraine, the French president's office said on Wednesday.

Anti-fascists pay tribute to Clément Méric.
03/09/2014 - FRANCE

French court frees suspected anti-fascist's murderer ahead of trial

A French appeal court has freed the prime suspect in the 2013 murder of an anti-fascist campaigner.