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05/04/2015

French weekly magazines review 5 April 2015

Editorialists examine the consequences of President Francois Hollande's third consecutive electoral defeat, and the political uncertainties facing Nicolas Sarkozy's opposition conservative UMP party ...
02/04/2015

French press review 2 April 2015

Trouble and strife at Radio France, the spreading scourge of spray-painting and other forms of vandalism, the limits to gender equality in French politics and unblocking the current political system ...
01/04/2015

French press review 1 April 2015

France's "taxation hell", corrupt cops, organ donations and the dangers of anti-terrorism are among the subjects in this morning's French papers.

31/03/2015

French press review 31 March 2015

More political fallout from last Sunday's departmental elections and France's sick medical stystem are among the sublects in this morning's French papers.

30/03/2015

French press review 30 March 2015

Departmental elections (again), Syria and endebted Greeks are some of the topics catching editorial eyes this Monday morning.

30/03/2015 - Analysis: France

France's Socialists take hit in departmental elections

France’s opposition right-wing UMP, led by former president Nicolas Sarkozy, swept Sunday’s departmental run-off elections with its centrist allies, delivering a blow to the ruling ...
National Front leader Marine Le Pen leaves a polling booth in Henin-Beaumont
29/03/2015 - France

Sarkozy's UMP expects a boost from local elections

Polls opened Sunday in France for the second, and decisive, round of voting in local elections.
A conservative alliance led by Nicolas Sarkozy won the most votes.
23/03/2015 - France

Right, far-right win first round French local elections

A conservative alliance of former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP and the centre-right UDI party, scored the highest number of votes in local elections on Sunday, with the Front National in ...
Jean Leonetti of the right-wing UMP, who drew up the bill with Socialist Alain Claeys, defends it in parliament on 10 March
11/03/2015 - France

French MPs debate allowing deep sedation for terminally ill

The French National Assembly has begun debating a bipartisan bill which aims to allow chronically ill patients to stop their treatment and be put into a deep sleep.
Valls on French channel i-télé, 8 March
09/03/2015 - France

French Prime Minister Valls slammed for "fear" of Front National

Politicians of left and right have condemned French Prime Manuel Valls after he said yesterday that he was “afraid” for France, over the rise of the Front National.

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