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French weekly magazines review 19 October 2014

There two towering issues in the magazines this week: Turkey’s obstruction of allied operations against the Islamic State (IS) armed group in Syria and Iraq and the dwindling political ...
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy attends a political rally as he campaigns for the leadership of the UMP political party. September 2014.
16/10/2014 - France

Sarkozy calls for referendums on workfare, number of MPs in party leadership bid

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy continued his unofficial campaign to be reelected in 2017 with a proposal to organise three referendums - including one on making the unemployed work for ...

French press review 16 October 2014

A survey finds many unemployed have given up looking for work. The right is up in arms over defence cuts. Sarkozy's overspending election campaign continues to excite interest.

French weekly magazines review 12 October 2014

The French government’s difficulties in funding the 2015 budget attract front-page attention from the weeklies. And Nicolas Sarkozy continues to fascinate them.


French press review 10 October 2014

Papers of all persuasions are delighted to see the Nobel prize for literature go to a French author. The scrapping of the ecotax gets a cooler reception.

French press review 08 October 2014

The French budget bust continues to make front-page news as a confrontation with the European Commission appears to be on the cards. And Nicolas Sarkozy faces yet more corruption accusations.


French press review 07 October 2014

Talk that the French budget will be rejected by Brussels, issues with proposed new EU commissioners and more on Nicolas Sarkozy - all in today's French papers ..


French press review 06 ctober 2014

The papers devote a lot of front-page space to trying to understand yesterday's protest marches by French conservatives.
Nicolas Sarkozy on 21 September 2014.
04/10/2014 - France

Sarkozy allies charged in French fraud probe

Three allies of French former president Nicolas Sarkozy were idicted on Saturday in connection with an investigation into the financing of his failed 2012 president campaign.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls
03/10/2014 - France

French PM Valls in surrogacy U-turn ahead of family-values demo

As hardline Catholics and family-values campaigners prepare to demonstrate in Paris this Sunday, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has performed an about-face