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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, ex-supermodel and French first lady, current folk singer, wife of Nicolas Sarkozy (r.) and mother of 3-year-old Giulia.
20/12/2014 - France

Burned by a TV dinner because of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy?

A French court has ordered a Paris clinic to compensate a woman who suffered burns when a ready-made hot meal was set on her lap after she gave birth in 2011.
French President François Hollande and rights obudsman Jacques Toubon at the Musée de l'Histoire de l'Immigration
16/12/2014 - France

Hollande condemns racism at long-awaited immigration museum opening

President François Hollande on Monday paid tribute to the role of foreigners France's history at the official opening of an immigration museum his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy avoided.


French weekly magazines review 7 December 2014

France’s mainstream right is locked in internecine battle. Christmas nativity scenes fall foul of France’s secular laws. Are French parents getting hyper?

French press review 3 December 2014

Hollande is accused of plotting to change the voting system to reduce damage to his party at the next election. French bosses’ appetite grows with eating.
Pierre Gattaz, leader of Medef (Federation of Employers)
01/12/2014 - France

French business leaders protest over rules and taxes

French employers groups are marching in Paris and Toulouse today to protest against 30 years of policies, under both left and right wing governments, which they maintain have stifled the ...

French press review 1 December 2014

If you don't like Nicolas Sarkozy, don't buy a French newspaper this morning.

Marine Le Pen during her re-election as head of the Front National at the party's congress on 30 November 2014 in Lyon.
30/11/2014 - FRANCE

Marine Le Pen wins 100% support to stay chief of France’s Front National

Marine Le Pen was re-elected with 100 percent of the votes cast as the leader of France’s far-right Front National in party congress vote results given Sunday.

French weekly magazines review 30 November 2014

One person you can't avoid this week in the French magazines is former President Nicolas Sarkozy. Each of the weeklies has a different slant though.

French President François Hollande and actress Julie Gayet
29/11/2014 - FRANCE

Pictures of Hollande and actress prompt presidential palace job transfers

Five members of the presidential staff are being transferred after photos were published of French President François Hollande with actress Julie Gayet inside the Elysee Palace, officials said ...