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Front National leader Marine Le Pen speaks to the party's annual rally on May Day in Paris
02/06/2013 - France - European Union

European parliament set to lift Le Pen immunity over racism case

The European parliament has confirmed reports that French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is likely to lose her immunity from prosecution.
15/04/2013 - France

Black and Arab workers banned from meeting Israeli president's train in Paris, union

France’s state-owned rail company, the SNCF, banned black and north African-origin employees from working near Israeli President Shimon Peres when he arrived at Paris’s Gare du Nord ...
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31/03/2013 - France

French Muslims meet as Hollande prepares wider hijab ban

France’s largest Islamic grouping meets this weekend at Le Bourget, north of Paris, as the government prepares to extend the ban on Islamic headscarves in educational establishments, a move ...
22/03/2013 - France

Racism and xenophobia on the rise in France, report

Intolerance is on the rise in France, according to an independent body which advises the government.
21/03/2013

French press review 21 March 2013

Racism in France and how it compares to other countries and are the dark days for President Hollande's Socialist Party set to continue? That's all in the French papers today.

02/01/2013 - France

French satirical magazine publishes comic book of Prophet Mohammed

A French satirical magazine whose offices were firebombed after it published cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed has published a comic book biography of Islam's founder.

18/11/2012 - Analysis: France

The statesman or the attack dog? Sarkozy party elects new leader

France’s mainstream right-wing opposition party, the UMP, votes Sunday for a new president in a much-publicised contest that is more about style than content.
09/11/2012 - France

French Muslims call on Hollande to speak out on Islamophobia

French Muslim leaders have appealed to President François Hollande come out as strongly against Islamophobia as he has against anti-Semitism.
25/09/2012 - France

Charlie Hebdo to publish 'responsible' and 'irresponsible' versions after Mohammed cartoons row

The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which caused a furore by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed last week, announced on Monday that it plans to publish two separate issues on ...
22/09/2012 - France

Riot police on Paris streets to stop Mohammed cartoons protests

Riot police were out in force in Paris on Saturday to enforce a ban on demonstrations against the magazine Charlie Hebdo’s Mohammed cartoons and the Innocence of Muslims film.
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