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French press review 19 August 2015

In the French papers suspicion grows over plans to extend Sunday trading, as trade unions announce a long-drawn-out war with the government.

French press review 18 August 2015

The migrant crisis continues to make the headlines of the French press today.

French weekly magazines review 16 August 2015

This week’s Marianne profiles cronies of the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi who the journal believes have many revelations to make about France.
Patrick Buisson, former advisor to ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy in October 2012
29/07/2015 - France

Sarkozy's ex-advisor under investigation for 'pointless' opinion polls

A six year legal battle engulfing some of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's closest allies, took a new twist on Wednesday, when his former advisor Patrick Buisson was put under investigation for fraud.

French press review 25 July 2015

Ankara has finally decided to join the anti-Islamic State group coalition. They will offer aircraft and airspace to help bring down the jihadists.

French press review 24 July 2015

What next for French farmers blocking holiday roads in demand for increased food prices?

French press review 23 July 2015

Should French farmers be satisfied with the 600 million euros in emergency aid offered yesterday by the government?

French press review 18 July 2015

The 'Grexit' is out of sight but not out of mind, as the German parliament green-lights a Greek bailout plan with "legitimate scepticism".

French press review 17 July 2015

French papers square off over political bickering about President Francois Hollande's revelation of a foiled terrorism plot by homegrown jihadists.

Greece's new Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos at Saturday's Eurogroup meeting
12/07/2015 - Greece - FRANCE - Germany - ITALy

France works for Greek debt agreement as Germany takes tough stance

France will continue to be a "point of contact" in talks about Greece's debt , Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Saturday, as Greek and Italian tempers frayed