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24/10/2014

French press review 24 October 2014

Algeria’s surprise refusal to allow French magistrates to take home DNA samples of the seven monks killed in Tibhirine 18 years ago attracts angry reactions from the national dailies.

23/10/2014

French press review 23 October 2014

France's socialists are not a happy lot. Three of this morning's papers give pride of place to the ruling party, and two of the headlines use the word "crisis".
Jean-Christophe Cambadelis has criticised two former ministers for abstaining from voting on France's 2015 budget
22/10/2014 - FRANCE

Public spat brings divisions within France’s ruling party to the fore

Members of the Socialist Party engaged in public bickering a day after a group of rebel Socialist lawmakers that included three former ministers, abstained in a parliament vote on France's 2015 ...
David Cameron and Manuel Valls in London on 6 October, 2014
06/10/2014 - France - UK

'France is pro-business' PM Valls tells London audience

“My government is pro-business”, French prime minister Manuel Valls declared in English to an audience in the financial district of London on Monday.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls  at the Assemblée nationale on Tuesday
17/09/2014 - Analysis: France

French government survives confidence vote despite growing opposition on Socialist left

France’s Socialist government survived a risky confidence vote on Tuesday but with a reduced majority compared to six months ago … bad news for an embattled government but not as bad as ...
17/09/2014

French press review 17 September 2014

Three of this morning's papers give pride of place to yesterday's vote of confidence in the government of Manuel Valls, the prime minister's second such test in less than six months.

Manuel Valls
16/09/2014 - France

French PM hopes to clinch confidence vote despite Socialist MPs revolt

A vote of confidence in the French government this afternoon, called by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, will reveal the extent of a split among the ruling Socialists in parliament.

09/09/2014 - France

French PM warns party: ability to govern under question

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told a tense meeting of Socialist MPs on Tuesday that the Socialists’ very ability to govern was under question, as a rebel group of MPs gains momentum.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls addresses party faithful at the Socialist summer school this weekend
01/09/2014 - France

French PM Valls faces down Socialist rebels as party prepares for stormy political season

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls escaped a major revolt at his Socialist Party’s summer school this weekend after a week that saw a cabinet reshuffle that purged the party left from his ...
30/08/2014 - France

New measures announced to help real estate sector in France

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveiled a series of measures on Friday to boost the real estate sector in France, in an aim to kick-start the struggling economy.

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