Tagged: France

Emmanuel Macron represents France’s best hope of a progressive, reformist president who will unite his country, rather than dividing it further. (Photo: Le Monde)

France 2017: Quel Serait-il? (Encore Un Fois)

With the French presidential election only a few months away, Antony Tucker surveys the candidates and their chances. After a tumultuous year in France, characterised by terrorist atrocities, economic slough and stubbornly high unemployment,...

President Hollande faces dismally low favourability ratings, putting at risk his party’s chances of a victory in 2017. (Photo: AFP)

France 2017: Quel Serait-il?

With just over a year to go until the next French presidential elections, Antony Tucker appraises the likely candidates and their chances of winning. Whilst many eyes are turned to the bizarre ups and...

Nato and the world stand in solidarity with France – it’s time to walk the walk. (Photo: David Little UK)

Dogs of War

After the events in Paris, Matt Gillow argues that what we need is a war. On Saturday night, French President François Hollande declared the attacks on Paris, carried out by so-called Islamic State, killing...

Heading for the Chop

Everybody remembers how brutal the French Revolution was; up to 40,000 people killed by the guillotine; the rise of Napoleon; responsible for Hugh Jackman’s singing in Les Miserables. Hopefully never to be repeated. Sadly...

Je suis Charlie

 The pen is mightier than the sword.    We are not afraid.  Je suis Charlie.   Rafael Mantesso   Adams, Daily Telegraph Je suis Charlie was last modified: September 3rd, 2015 by admin

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