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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.

French press review 12 February 2015

This morning, the editors of the French national dailies round up several of the usual suspects.


French press review 9 February 2015

All eyes this morning are on the web site of the French centrist daily, Le Monde.

French press review 6 February 2015

The French papers opt for different front page ledes this morning. But, they agree on the running stories which warrant our attention.
French President François Hollande with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
05/02/2015 - France - Greece - European Union

Hollande advises Tsipras to see Merkel as Greece protests ECB ‘blackmail’

Greece said on Thursday it would “not be blackmailed” by the European Central Bank’s (ECB) as its Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras continued a European tour that saw him meet ...

French press review 2 February 2015

The papers are starting to get over Greece. There are just two front pages with an Athens angle this morning.

Le nouveau ministre des Finances grec Yanis Varoufakis, le 28 janvier 2015 à Athènes.
31/01/2015 - France - Greece - European Union

Greek finance minister in Paris Sunday as Syriza government seeks anti-austerity allies

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is to meet his French counterpart Michel Sapin in Paris on Sunday, a day earlier than planned, as Greece’s new left-wing leaders try to drum up support ...