Roma expulsions: Kicked out of camps...but what next?
France’s new Socialist leaders have ordered the police to dismantle more Roma camps, sparking outrage in France. Next, we head to a "Friends of Nicolas Sarkozy" gathering to check out how "Sarkonostaglia" is clouding the leadership race for France's centre-right UMP party. Finally, we find out what Maurice Ravel, Marcel Proust and Coco Chanel all have in common.
In this edition: As it recovers from its worst riots in years, New Caledonia grapples with an outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1); alliance or not? The Socialist Party ripped apart once more; and focus on France's Muslims during Ramadan.
In this edition: a week of violence in New Caledonia left 28 gendarmes injured; toxic algae dangers are back in the news after a horse and its rider died in Brittany; is it the end of cheap rents for civil servants?
In this edition: the threatened collapse of legendary French photo agency Gamma marks the end of an era; an SMS is retained as evidence in a divorce case; and a Japanese journalist writes down her thoughts on Parisians.
In this edition of The Week in France we look at how French ministers are taking low-key holidays because of the credit crisis, explain Nicolas Sarkozy's health problem, and wonders whether the Tour de France really was drug free.