NEW French President Emmanuel Macron was sworn in yesterday, taking over from his former boss Francois Hollande.
Mr Macron quit as Mr Hollande’s economy minister in 2016 to campaign for the presidency — which Mr Hollande decided not to contest as his regressive economic...
Monday 15th May 2017
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FORMER French prime minister Manuel Valls announced his defection to president-elect Emmanuel Macron’s party yesterday.
Mr Valls said his own Socialist Party was “dead and behind us” and he wished to run for Mr Macron’s En Marche party in next month’s...
Wednesday 10th May 2017
NEOLIBERAL ex-minister Emmanuel Macron will be sworn in as France’s new president on Sunday following an election victory marked by record abstention.
Final results showed that the former banker, whose En Marche! party was founded little more than a year ago, won 66 per cent of...
Tuesday 9th May 2017
DEFEAT for Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election was the most important outcome, no matter how excitedly the forces of neoliberalism greet Emmanuel Macron’s victory.
His posture as a political outsider, “neither left nor right,” will convince only those...
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Communists warn workers not to trust Le Pen
Monday 8th May 2017
Fascist Le Pen gets hostile treatment on the election trail
Saturday 6th May 2017
False-hearted rivals Macron and Le Pen battle to capture workers’ votes
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
NATIONAL Front (FN) interim leader Jean-Francois Jalkh resigned yesterday after just three days in the job after being exposed as a Holocaust denier.
He was named interim president on Tuesday after Marine Le Pen stepped down to concentrate on her fight for the presidency, only to be...
Saturday 29th Apr 2017
The situation is grave for France but there is new hope for a reinvention of the left, says PIERRE LAURENT
Friday 28th Apr 2017
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FRANCE and Russia clashed yesterday over the Syrian government’s alleged chemical weapons attack on an al-Qaida-occupied town.
Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault claimed that the strike “bears the signature” of Syrian chemical weapons.
He said this conclusion...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017