FAR-RIGHT presidential contender Marine Le Pen has prompted a major outcry by denying French responsibility for the wartime round-up of Jews in France.
She told RTL radio on Sunday: “I don’t think France is responsible for the Vel d’Hiv,” referring to the...
Tuesday 11th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
DIANE ABBOTT tells of her experience visiting Paris’s refugee camps and of the people trapped there
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
BASQUE separatist group ETA said yesterday it has handed over its arsenal of guns and explosives to civil society groups.
“After giving up all its weaponry to Basque civil society representatives, it is now a disarmed organisation,” ETA claimed in an open letter.
CONSERVATIVE presidential candidate Francois Fillon threatened legal action against President Francois Hollande yesterday over leaks that have undermined his campaign.
Mr Fillon, who faces preliminary charges of embezzlement, claims that the president is behind leaks surrounding...
Friday 7th Apr 2017
SOUTH KOREA: Opposition leader Moon Jae Win, who advocates improved ties with North Korea, was chosen as the Democratic Party’s candidate to succeed ousted president Park Geun Hye.
His nomination boosts his status as...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
PROTESTERS gathered in north-east Paris yesterday for a second day of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of a Chinese man in his home, and police launched an internal investigation into a death that took on diplomatic implications.
Clashes broke out on Monday night as dozens of...
Wednesday 29th Mar 2017
Far-right leader slammed in first presidential candidate debate
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
THE father of the slain Paris airport gunman said yesterday that his son was under the influence of drink or drugs, not radical Islam.
His comments on a radio programme hours after being released from police questioning came as Paris prosecutors said that coroners were testing Ziyed...
Monday 20th Mar 2017
The BBC will broadcast every game from the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France as part of a new deal which will see extensive coverage across TV, radio and online, it was announced yesterday.
England’s Lionesses reached the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup in Canada, with a...
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
By Scott Hiley
Monday 6th Mar 2017