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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?
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy with other party leaders at the launch of Les Républicains
04/06/2015 - FRANCE

Sarkozy's new-look party debates Islam and France

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's Républicains party (LR) held its first meeting after a name change on Wednesday and controversially devoted it to Islam in France.
Out in the cold - Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen at an FN rally last year
03/06/2015 - FRANCE

Jean-Marie Le Pen takes Front National to court over "Stalinist expulsion"

The founder of France's Front National (FN) is take the far-right party to court to fight his suspension from membership.

French press review 25 May 2015

The decline in the active membership of French political parties has Le Monde worried. Only the far-right Front National has been able to reverse the trend.
Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen arrives at the far-right party's headquarters in Nanterre on 4 May 2015, a day before he was suspended from the party
12/05/2015 - France

France's far-right Jean-Marie Le Pen to launch new political movement

Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen says he plans to create a new movement that will not compete with the far-right party which suspended him this month.


French weekly magazines review 10 May 2015

David Cameron's surprising victory in the British elections having come too late for the French magazines, the weekly publications seem to have struggled a bit to find something worth putting on ...
Béziers mayor Robert Ménard
06/05/2015 - FRANCE

French police question far-right mayor over counting Muslim pupils

French police questioned the far-right mayor of a southern French town on Wednesday after he said he had compiled a list of Muslim pupils in local schools.