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A man touches the spray-painted shut mouth of a statue during in a solidarity march in Paris on 11January 2015.
18/01/2015 - FRANCE

In France, four out of ten oppose Prophet Mohammed cartoons

France struggles with questions around freedom of speech, as half of the population supports limiting free expression online, according to a new poll.

The French parliament observes a minute of silence in tribute to the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attacks
14/01/2015 - France

Valls promises anti-terror clampdown after Charlie Hebdo attacks

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has announced new counter-terrorism measures in the aftermath of last week’s Charlie Hebdo attacks.
07/01/2015 - France

French press review 7 January 2015

Is France's far right rooting for a hard left victory in Greece's general election? Does unemployment drive many to suicide? Is France slipping down the economic league table?

French press review 22 December 2014

The medical staff on strike, solidarity action in Madagascar, politics with Juppé appearing as a favorite and a return to childhood with Winnie-the-Pooh...Here are what the French newspapers ...
Eric Zemmour.
20/12/2014 - France

French TV station pulls plug on polemicist after Muslim comments

French politicians and commentators on Saturday both hailed and condemned the decision of TV channel iTélé to end its contract with right-wing pundit Eric Zemmour following an uproar ...

French press review 20 December 2014

Cannabis, undocumented migrants, US-Cuba relations and the love of believers and non-believers alike for the Pope: what more could you ask for as you curl up with a coffee and a croissant for a look ...
Eric Zemmour
19/12/2014 - France

French right-wing media pundit in ‘Muslim deportation’ row

French anti-racists are taking a controversial media commentator to court, accusing him of stirring up hatred against Muslims.
A volunteer for the Médecins du Monde NGO meets Albanian asylum-seekers in Lyon last October
17/12/2014 - France

French MPs vote to speed up asylum process

France is to speed up its handling of asylum-seekers, two years after being criticised by the European Commission for the time it takes to consider cases.

French press review 16 December 2014

Immigration, retirement, austerity and taxis are the main items on this morning's front page menu.


French press review 15 December 2014

Former US president George W Bush and former vice president Dick Cheney are described as “Torturers”.