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French press review 1 September 2015

A warning is issued over a looming school failure as the new year reopens without European and bilingual classes.

French press review 31 August 2015

Austria's truckers of shame are on the front page of the French press, as the migrant crisis worsens.
Senator Jean-Vincent Placé (2nd L) with François de Rugy (2nd R) and Barbara Pompili (C)
28/08/2015 - FRANCE

French Green defections continue as divided Socialists stage summer meet

A second leading member of France's Green party, EELV, quit the movement on Friday ...
François de Rugy, formerly of EELV
27/08/2015 - FRANCE

Top MP quits 'ultra-left' French Greens

One of the two leaders of the French ecologists' parliamentary group has quit the Green Party (EELV), accusing his former comrades of ultra-leftism and defending the alliance with President ...
Protesters pushing for legislation that supports migrants of irregular status, les sans-papiers in Paris, 5 October 2013.
20/07/2015 - France

French left and right spar over new immigrants' rights bill

France's ruling Socialists are proposing a bill to simplify the procedure for foreigners to obtain and renew residency papers.

French weekly magazines review 14 June 2015

This week's magazines look at the status of women in Egypt, contradictions in the French Socialist government's position on illegal immigration and a Swedish solution to the problem of mass ...
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party congress in Poitiers, 5 June 2015.
10/06/2015 - France

Uefa's Platini backs French PM Valls in jet-to-football-match row

Uefa boss Michel Platini on Wednesday defended French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, who was still under fire for taking a government jet at the weekend to watch the Champions League final in Berlin.

Jet-setter - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the Socialist Party congress in Poitiers on Saturday 6 June
07/06/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Spain

French PM Valls under fire for jetting to Berlin for Barca-Juve football match

France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls was under fire on Sunday after jetting to Berlin on Saturday evening to see a football match between Turin's Juventus and Barcelona,


French weekly magazines review 7 June 2015

This week's magazines offer to expose the conservative policies at the heart of Socialist Party thinking, teach us how we can concentrate like chess grand masters and let us look behind the pots and ...
Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the party congress in Poitiers on Saturday
06/06/2015 - FRANCE

Valls calls on French bosses to deliver on jobs promise at Socialist Party congress

Prime Minister Manuel Valls called on French employers to keep their side of the bargain by which the government granted tax cuts in return for promises to create jobs at the ruling when he addressed Socialist Party's annual congress on Saturday.