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22/11/2014

French press review 22 November 2014

The contrasting political fortunes of President François Hollande and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé, falling petrol prices, the Bhopal gas tragedy in India are some of the stories which ...
21/11/2014

French press review 21 November 2014

Several national dailies are looking for answers to the terror threat posed by hundreds of French citizens joining the Islamic State (IS) armed group and other Islamist movements in Syria and ...
French yachtsman Loïck Peyron wins transatlantic Route du Rhum, Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe, 10 November 2014.
10/11/2014 - FRANCE

French yachtsman Peyron wins Route du Rhum race

French yachtsman Loïck Peyron won the transatlantic Route du Rhum on Monday and set a new record time for the 6560-kilometre journey.

The interir of a French prison
08/11/2014 - France

French prisoners run marathon … inside jail

Five prisoners ran a marathon inside a French jail on Friday. Together they ran 42,195 kilometres or 66 times the 638-metre track.

French President François Hollande with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the granting of voting rights to French women
08/11/2014 - France

Hollande falls out with Paris mayor over 2024 Olympics bid

The mayor of Paris appeared less keen than François Hollande on Paris holding the 2024 Olympics the day after the French president told nearly eight million TV viewers he was firmly in favour ...
French yachtsman Thomas Coville. File.
03/11/2014 - FRANCE

Favourite Coville out of Route du Rhum yacht race

The Route du Rhum yacht race lost one of the favourites on Monday. Thomas Coville was hit by a cargo ship just hours after setting off and was forced to retire.

25/10/2014

French press review 25 October 2014

Today’s big story is the release of France’s latest unemployment figures which have hit a new record in September.
The 2015 Tour de France route was unveiled in Paris on Wednesday
22/10/2014 - Tour de France

2015 Tour de France to start from the Netherlands

Next year's Tour will commence from the Dutch city of Utrecht, making it the 21st overseas start in Tour history.
13/10/2014

African press review 13 October 2014

An African crisis fund, a Kenyan clean sweep in Chicago, the death of Ali Mazrui, and the fate of Julius Malema's party are some of this morning's main stories . . .

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