The French President has been criticised for his interventions in Mali and CAR but insists it is not old-fashioned paternalism but a mission to save lives
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Monday 18 February 2013
There's a difference between Nick Griffin showboating for votes on national television and Le Pen exposing her views to the ridicule of a few curious students
Wednesday 06 February 2013
After an uncertain start, intervention in Mali has bucked the President's approval ratings
'France is totally bankrupt': French jobs minister Michel Sapin embarrasses Francois Hollande with shocking statement on state of the country's economy
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Unexpected news came during a radio interview yesterday and calls into further question Hollande's controversial 'tax and spend' policies
Thursday 24 January 2013
French anti-fraud police have raided the home of a former close associate of the International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde as part of an investigation into alleged abuse of public office and “embezzlement” when she was French Finance Minister in 2008.
Thursday 03 January 2013
Vladimir Putin today formally decreed the French actor Gérard Depardieu to be a Russian citizen.
Friday 21 December 2012
France's electoral finance watchdog rejects ex-president's claim for expenses
French opposition party agrees uneasy truce following internal battle over 'fraudulent' leadership election
Tuesday 18 December 2012
An uneasy peace has broken out in the month-old conflict which threatened to tear apart the main French opposition party.
Monday 10 December 2012
The former Justice Minister has been victim to a prolonged and sinister campaign of implied abuse because of her love life. Why did ever expect better of French men?
Monday 03 December 2012
After two weeks of fraternal menaces, insults and accusations, peace appears to be breaking out on the French centre-right.
Monday 26 November 2012
Union pour un Mouvement Populaire is accelerating towards self-destruction
Thursday 22 November 2012
The French centre-right yesterday suffered one of the most miserable days in the history of any political movement in the democratic world.
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