``Marine Le Pen, leader of the populist National Front political party in France and likely France's next president if the country should last until another election, has picked up the gold repatriation issue by writing to the governor of the central bank, the Banque de France''
A whacky story from the French amateur scene has focused attention for be a collection of crazy facts all rolled into one game. Located in northern France, Marly-Gomont are a particularly awful ragtag side, and a couple of weeks ago they surpassed their usual crapness by losing a match 20-0 to Tupigny. Aside from the scoreline, the […]
The French government is suspending a deal to deliver two Mistral-class warships to the Russian Navy “until further notice” citing the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, according to a Tuesday statement from the office of President François...Show More Summary
Russian state-owned news service Sputnik News is reporting that French President François Hollande has postponed the sale of Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Moscow. Here's the tweet: BREAKING: Hollande puts delivery of first #Mistral...Show More Summary
He famously cheated on his lover, the French First Lady and took up with Julie Gayet.
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France and Australia agreed Wednesday to work together to help repatriate the remains of Aboriginal people held in French public collections. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and French President Francois Hollande said their nations would open a consultation on how to return the human remains. Show More Summary
``They gathered to say ‘no' to austerity and budget cuts, as well as Hollande's policies which have been dictated by EU authorities in Brussels... "These austerity policies consist of massive cuts in social spending and huge tax breaks for big corporations. That's precisely what Hollande promised not to do," a demonstrator told RT.''
Abdelaziz Bouteflika is released from a French hospital as cracks appear in his country's secretive regime.
French officials have arrested the club presidents of newly promoted Ligue 1 side Caen and Ligue 2 club Nîmes for their suspected involvement in fixing a match at the end of last year's Ligue 2 season. What did the Caen players receive for their services? According to one report, cases of wine delivered at halftime. Read more...
A French Socialist Party proposal to recognize Palestine as a state will be voted on in the French National Assembly on November 28, reports AFP. Because France’s president holds the ultimate prerogative to recognize states, the vote would be nonbinding. Show More Summary
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Big oil companies such as Total can withstand oil prices at $80 a barrel and the French firm will continue its current investment projects, Total's president for exploration and production said on Monday. "$100Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande conducted a rare, 90-minute interview on prime-time television Thursday night. During it, he strongly hinted he wouldn't pursue a second term if unemployment persists in his country, the New York Times reports. Show More Summary
Having promised that he would not run again if unemployment rates remain high, French President Francois Hollande faces not just record low approval ratings but feces-flinging-farmers. In a show of protest against expressing their anger...Show More Summary
If he's not able to reduce unemployment by the end of his five-year term, French President François Hollande says he won't run for re-election. Hollande, whose approval rating has dipped down to 12 percent, also promised not to introduce any new taxes during his term. Show More Summary
Francois Hollande vowed Thursday he would not stand again for the French presidency in 2017 if he had not managed to live up to his promise to bring down unemployment by then. Referring to a failed pledge to "invert the trend" of unemployment,...Show More Summary
He cites his failure to temper the nation's spiraling unemployment during his term in office
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With French youth revolting, Spanish regions seeking secession, and GREXIT back on the cards, Europe's social unrest concerns are starting to rise once again to troubling levels. However, it is in Europe's poorest nation, Bulgaria that the message of dissatisfaction is loudest. Show More Summary
Ex-IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn's new life in finance following his scandalous retreat from his bid for the French presidency isn't working out so well. He left his role as chairman of Luxembourg-based Leyne Strauss-Kahn & Partners on October 20 for reasons that aren't totally clear (officially "to dedicate himself to other activities"). Show More Summary