In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
France commemorates a hero of the leftLive from the newsroom, FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry provides an overview of the French newspaper headlines.
In The Papers
French MPs face quandary in pro-Palestinian ralliesBig pro-Palestinian rallies unfold in Paris, posing a diplomatic conundrum for the Socialist Party, whose MPs took part – against the advice of party leaders.
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
Politics: parties under pressureBoth sides of France's political divide are under pressure. President Hollande is under fire from union leaders and the UMP party has just unveiled a 74-million-euro hole in i...
French social summit: The end of dialogue?François Hollande has always hailed social dialogue as a cornerstone of his presidency, with a so-called social summit taking place every year. But this year, several unions decide...
France's Alstom sale: Politics or business?The French state has once again intervened to weigh in on the fate of a major private corporation. By taking partial ownership of the giant energy transport company Alstom - instea...
Eric Fassin, sociologistAfter the historic result of the French far-right in the European elections, some experts say it's only a matter of time before Marine Le Pen's National Front gets into p...
In The Papers
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Libération: Hollande and Valls are a dream teamFRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 24.06.14: Left-leaning daily Libération says that President François Hollande and Prime Minister Manuel Valls have done a good job in dealing with a series of...
Reforming France: Mission impossible?Already the most unpopular French president in history, François Hollande is now facing a wave of social discontent. Train drivers but also entertainment industry workers are on st...
Click here for your #BygMillionThe French press looks at possible consequences for Nicolas Sarkozy over the Bygmalion scandal. Bygmalion is the name of the company used as a vehicle for fake invoicing in the opp...
UMP's 'Château de Cartes' crumblesFrom one political earthquake to another. First, France's ruling Socialist Party saw its credibility collapse under a wave of support for the far-right National Front party of...
Marine Le Pen the 'Alien'One cartoon shows her as a giant in fortress France, another shows her as a monster bursting out of Marianne's stomach à la 'Alien' the movie. Far-right National Fro...
What does France’s far-right EU poll shocker really mean?France and Europe are reeling from the “earthquake” of the National Front’s historic gains in Sunday’s European parliament elections. FRANCE 24’s Sylvain Attal examines what this s...