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French weekly magazines review 27 July 2014

The Middle East is everyone’s front page story this week as pro-Palestinian protests ended in violence in the Barbès district of Paris and the suburban town of Sarcelles in the ...


French weekly magazines review 20 July 2014

President François Hollande visits Africa, infighting continues in the UMP as the scandals keep coming and there’s a warning to Israel that its policies are endangering its future ...


French weekly magazines review 13 July 2014

The French weeklies are stunned by new Bygmalion woes for opposition UMP party and Nicolas Sarkozy’s comeback plans.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy.
12/07/2014 - France

New phone tap leaks add to Sarkozy’s legal woes

Fresh allegations descended on former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Saturday after a leaked phone conversation purported to show him offering a judge a cushiony job in return for favours.


French press review 10 July 2014

French budget, UMP party and the German national football team are all in the papers today.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on July 2, 2014.
07/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy hit with fresh inquiry over election financing

Legal woes surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy mounted on Monday following a revelation that a fresh investigation is looking into the financing of his failed 2012 re-election bid.


French weekly magazines review 6 July 2014

French press is outraged by Nicolas Sarkozy’s scathing attack on judiciary probing scandals dogging his political return.

06/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy’s political comeback on the cards for France

The majority of French voters are against former President Nicolas Sarkozy making a political come back. Despite this, his return to political life seems likely. 


French press review 5 July 2014

The French press feels the blues of France’s early exit from the football World Cup.


French press review 4 July 2014

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s dramatic offensive against an alleged government plot to sabotage his political comeback is pushed into the back pages this Friday as all French ...