Gayet has earned a César nomination for Best Supporting Actress
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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.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Claims of ballot rigging mar Jean-François Copé's victory as race to succeed Sarkozy ends in acrimony
Monday 19 November 2012
The vote to succeed Nicolas Sarkozy as the leader of the French right ended in acrimonious confusion last night with each candidate crying victory and accusing his opponent of fraud.
Friday 16 November 2012
If Copé wins, it is possible the UMP will split and moderate figures will drift to a new centre party
Saturday 10 November 2012
France – second biggest economy in the struggling eurozone – is set to tip back into recession by the end of the year, its central bank warned yesterday.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Jean-Marc Ayrault plunges government into crisis by challenging Socialist article of faith
French President François Hollande announces 150,000 jobs for unskilled young people as polls reveal a steep slide in his popularity
Wednesday 29 August 2012
The French government announced a €2.3bn programme to create jobs for 150,000 young people without skills today as President François Hollande attempts to end a steep slide in his popularity.
France's 'First Lady' Valérie Trierweiler sends letter to her employer Paris Match threatening legal action if they print photos of her in a bikini
Wednesday 15 August 2012
It was the snap that France’s celebrity glossies had been waiting for - the presidential couple in their smalls on their summer break.
Sunday 22 July 2012
It's 'le snub' (part deux) as new French President invites Miliband to the Elysée ahead of the PM
Thursday 05 July 2012
Ministers are poised to challenge a tax grab on British owners of holiday homes in France, it emerged today.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27