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Drogba and Nasri deal fears as Marseille face transfer probe

Alt Text: Didier Drogba Three former presidents of the French league leaders detained as part of police investigation First Reaction Bill Mann Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 9:35am Was it a dodgy deal that took Didier Drogba to Chelsea?...Show More Summary

France, Australia to help bring home Aboriginal remains held in French public collections

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

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

'Austerity kills': Thousands rally against French President Hollande in Paris

``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.''

Algerian President Hospitalized as Strike Points to Power Struggle

Abdelaziz Bouteflika is released from a French hospital as cracks appear in his country's secretive regime.

French Club Suspected Of Bribing Opponents With Cases Of Wine Mid-Match

2 days agoSports : Deadspin

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...

France Set to Vote on Palestinian State

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

Total Says Can Withstand Oil At $80, To Continue Projects

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 Might Give Up

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

France Stinks... Literally

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

French President Hollande says he won't seek re-election if unemployment remains high

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

French President Hollande Says He Won't Stand Again If Unemployment Doesn't Drop

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

French President François Hollande May Not Stand for Re-election

He cites his failure to temper the nation's spiraling unemployment during his term in office

TMZ Live: 'Love & Hip Hop' -- Surprise, Surprise! Another Star Busted

ON TODAY'S SHOW Video Proof Khloe K is Back with French Montana Target Has No Idea How Their Hunky Employee Became a Star The Ritziest, Star-Studded Bar Mitzvah Ever President Obama Fires Back against Michael Jordan's Insults SKYPE US TMZTVSHOW…

Woman Sets Herself On Fire In Front Of Presidency Of Europe's Poorest Country

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

Now Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Finance Career May Be Blowing Up

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

The Stock Market and Inequality

Inequality is a popular topic these days. President Obama has called it a “defining challenge of our time.” A French economist, Thomas Piketty, wrote a book on the topic that became a best seller. Despite all the discussion, there still isn’t a consensus on the extent or cause of inequality. Show More Summary

Louis Vuitton Foundation museum designed by Frank Gehry opens in Paris

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Emerging from the woods at the edge of Paris like a glass ship, the hyper-modern Louis Vuitton art museum was inaugurated, kicking off an art-filled week in the French capital. French President Francois Hollande hailed architect Frank...Show More Summary

French Unemployed Hits Record High, Hollande Demands EU Budget "Must Be Adapted"

France's President Francois Hollande states confidently that "everyone should respeoct treaties," then 'Junckers' it with this stunningly hypocritical bullshit, "budget rules must be adapted" to support growth and France "has done what it has to do" on its deficit... Show More Summary

French President Pledges Support for Paul McCarthy’s Butt Plug

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

France's chief of state has pledged his support for the American artist Paul McCarthy, after the artist's 80-foot-tall inflatable sculpture "Tree," which bares an uncanny resemblance to a butt plug, proved intolerable to prudish Parisians.

France and Italy Tell Germany: Take Your Austerity and Stuff It

4 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

  (Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire - Press Association via AP Images) At the Nato Summit in Newport, South Wales, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francoise Hollande gather to watch aShow More Summary

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