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Aux urnes, citoyens! ("To the ballot boxes, citizens!") I just got back from the village multi-purpose hall (named, rather grandiosely, La Salle Émancipatrice — literally, "the liberating room," ...
by mofembot
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 01:42 AM PDT with 140 Recommends
France's most important left-wing newspaper, Libération, has affronted the country's wealthiest man, Bernard Arnault, said to be worth about $41 billion, with a front-page take-down for his ...
by Barcelona expat
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 03:01 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
It's morning in France, and some time between cock crow and croissant, President Hollande signed marriage equality legislation into law . AFP - France became the 14th country to legalise same-sex ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 17, 2013 at 10:22 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Meanwhile the French Right (or rather its main party - Chirac'€™s then Sarkozy's UMP) is choosing its new chief. While this has no bearing on who would be the candidate against Hollande in 2017 (...
by marieperoy
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 02:09 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Just a week ago it was the United Kingdom's House of Commons that did it. Now it is the lower house of France's parliament's turn . Just hours ago: France's lower house of parliament has approved ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 09:16 AM PST with 17 Recommends
The Obama Administration's position on the Syrian conflict has been brought into greater relief by its opposition to the call by French President Hollande for the Syrian opposition to form a ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 121 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 08:54 AM PDT with 1 Recommend