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The approval rate of French President François Hollande has grown in the wake of November's deadly attacks in Paris.
24/11/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande’s post-attack boost not enough to rebuild support, polls show

French President François Hollande has seen a rise in popularity since this month’s deadly attacks in Paris, according to various polling institutes.

French weekly magazines review 8 November 2015

Populist demons plot evil plans for France on the eve of regional elections; and whistle blower priest in long confession about homophobia ways of the Vatican.


French weekly magazines review 1 November 2015

The electric car may not, after all, save the planet. The expensive little vehicles could well contribute to global warming. Is your child polluted? Probably.

French weekly magazines review 25 October 2015

This week's magazines look at life in Clichy-sous-Bois ten years after the riots which followed the deaths of two teenagers. Would Alain Juppé make a good French president?
Jean-Claude Mailly of the FO union (centre) listens to Hollande's opening speech at the social conference
19/10/2015 - France

French labour negotiations overshadowed by Air France scuffle

France’s biggest trade union is boycotting an annual social conference.

French weekly magazines review 4 October 2015

Is the outcome of December's Paris climate conference a foregone conclusion? Are the French correct in thinking they can't afford to take in more migrants?
Senator Jean-Vincent Placé, who announced the formation of Ecologistes! on Saturday
03/10/2015 - FRANCE

New French Green party formed after split with 'ultra-left' EELV

Several former leaders of France's Green Party, EELV, launched a new organisation on Saturday, accusing their former comrades of being "churlish" and "dogmatic".
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
28/09/2015 - France - Syria

France, Assad should unite against 'common enemy' in Syria, says French MP

Syria’s Bashar al-Assad and France have a "common enemy", an MP visiting Syria said Monday, calling for a "united front” against the Islamic State armed group.


French weekly magazines review 27 September 2015

The Volkswagen pollution scandal continues to give off fumes. There's praise for an old socialist and blanket condemnation of his descendants.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with the four French MPs who visited Damascus in February
26/09/2015 - France - Syria

French MPs criticised for second trip to Assad's Syria

Three French MPs set off for Syria on Saturday to meet politicians and religious leaders, despite the uproar caused by a similar visit earlier this year and accusations that such trips give support ...