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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
27/08/2014 - France

IMF boss Lagarde charged with negligence in 2008 French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said she had no intention of resigning

IMF head Christine Lagarde
26/08/2014 - France - IMF

IMF chief Lagarde faces fourth round of questioning in French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Tuesday faced questioning for the fourth time in a mulit-million-euro corruption case linked to her time as a minister under former ...


French press review 7 August 2014

Illegal immigration, the former French President and jobs - or lack thereof - are making headlines in France.


French weekly magazines review 3 August 2014

The safety of air travel, French Jews heading back to Israel, and President Hollande's military exploits in Africa are all covered in the round-up of this week's top news stories. 

Portrait of Jean Jaurès by Nadar, 1898
31/07/2014 - France

French politicians dispute Socialist Jaurès’s legacy 100 years after assassination

France pays tribute to Socialist martyr Jean Jaurès on Thursday on the 100th anniversary of his murder by a right-wing nationalist on the eve of World War I.


French press review 28 July 2014

Gaza dominates headlines in France, papers track former French President's comeback, and the state wants your blood.


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.