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Socialists split in primary vote

Voting in the Parti Socialiste primary election for this year’s presidential candidate seems to show the party almost split in half with two conflicting views of the Left dominating the votes. Former education minister Benoît Hamon took most…

The Connexion, Jan 23


Why Macron is rubbing his hands with glee

Here's why the maverick presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron will have been delighted at the result of the first round of the Socialist presidential primary. The last few months could not have gone better for Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old former…

The Local, Jan 23


French newspaper round-up 23 January 2017

Sunday’s first round in the left-wing primary to choose a presidential candidate…

rfi English, Jan 23


French jihadist charged and held

A high-profile French jihadist was charged with terrorist offences and remanded…

France 24, Jan 22


Inquiry launched into toothpaste cancer…

France ordered an inquiry on Friday after scientists reported that a food additive…

The Local, Jan 22


Census forms for millions of homes

Residents in certain towns, villages and cities across France are being asked to…

The Connexion, Jan 22

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