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French press review 10 November 2015

No French newspapers have been delivered this morning because of a strike by the distributors. But we do have the websites.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the Greek parliament
09/11/2015 - GREeCE - FRANCE

France backs Greece over home repossessions in aid talks

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin backed Athens against creditors who are demanding that Greece make home repossessions easier in negotiations on aid payments that should have been paid in ...

French press review 9 November 2015

Are we about to see an end to right-wing austerity policies in Portugal? Was the Egyptian Airbus crash caused by a bomb? Was that bomb planted by Islamic State?
Christoforos Merousis of Greece crosses the finish line to win the men's race during the Athens Classic Marathon at the Panathenaic stadium in Athens on Sunday..
08/11/2015 - Athletics

Amateur runner wins Athens marathon

Greek runner Christoforos Merousis won the 33rd Athens marathon on Sunday, completing the 42 kilometre (26 mile) course in two hours, 21 minutes and 22 seconds.

French President François Hollande with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athèns on Thursday
23/10/2015 - FRANCE - GREeCE

No more danger of Grexit but Brexit possible, Hollande declares on Athens visit

Grexit is no longer on Europe's agenda, French President François Hollande declared on a visit to Athens Friday, adding a warning that it is now possible that Britain could leave the European ...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
22/10/2015 - France, Greece

Hollande hopes to boost Greek morale with Athens visit

French President François Hollande started a two-day visit to Greece on Thursday, bringing badly needed support to the left-wing government during talks with EU-IMF auditors.
Asylum-seekers wait outside a train station in Budapest.
24/09/2015 - European Union

EU billion-euro refugee aid not enough, agencies

Refugee agencies welcomed European Union leaders's decision to increase aid for Syria's neighbours, including one billion euros managed through UN agencies, but said the sume is not enough.

French press review 22 September 2015

German carmaker Volkswagen faces a 16-billion-dollar fine for thwarting US pollution tests.

French press review 21 September 2015

Rocky road awaits Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras despite his big win in a general election gamble. The Pope charms the Castro brothers on the Cuban lap of his peace mission to the America's.
The father of one of the accused Belgrade killers defends his son in court with a sign "We want the truth", in April 2010
12/09/2015 - Serbia - France - Greece

Convicted killer of French football supporter arrested in Greece

A Serbian man who was one of more than a dozen convicted in the 2009 murder of a French football supporter was arrested in Athens on Saturday, Greek police said.