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French press review 23 March 2015

Le Monde was worried that the voters might not show up for Sunday's first round in the departmental elections.
The Greeks have spoken: Down with austerity!
21/03/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

The Greeks have spoken: Down with austerity!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the January elections in Greece. There's a surprise guest, some great music, and of course, the new quiz question.

French press review 17 March 2015

Le Monde gives the top of the front page to the catastrophe on Vanuatu, the group of Pacific islands virtually destroyed by a tropical cyclone last weekend.

French press review 12 March 2015

The euro, Greek debt, sub-contracting work, Berlusconi and French education are all in the papers today.

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin (L)  with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis during the 10 March European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels
10/03/2015 - France - European Union

EU grants France two-year extension on budget deficit

European finance ministers on Tuesday gave France an extra two years to reach budget deficit targets, endorsing a proposal by European Commission last month.

French press review 10 March 2015

Death and taxation, those inescapable scourges of life after the Fall, dominate this morning's French front pages.


French press review 26 February 2015

France's attempt to come to terms with its muslim population, Alexis Tsipras' will to soften Athens' immigration policy and the issue of on-line appartment rentals in Paris...

French press review 25 February 2015

Greece is the big news this morning, with communist L'Humanité producing a special edition put together in Athens, while centrist Le Monde says the new Greek government has been forced to ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets President François Hollande on Friday
20/02/2015 - France - Germany - Greece - European Union

Greece must stay in eurozone, Hollande

Greece “is in the eurozone” and “must stay in the eurozone, French President François Hollande said on Friday at a joint press conference with Angela Merkel.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis (L)  with France's Michel Sapin earlier this month
16/02/2015 - France - Greece - European Union

French finance minister optimistic ahead of crunch Greek debt meeting

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said he believed that the European Union and Greece could reach agreement on the country’s debt ahead of a key meeting in Brussels on Monday.