Jean-Marie must die
French politics

Jean-Marie must die

On this moment, Marine Le Pen should regret her father is still alive! In the far-right weekly, Rivarol, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the Front national founder and ex-leader, honorary chairman of the political party, stated Marshall Philippe Pétain, head of “Etat français” did not betrayed France and his values during the World War II. He also … Continue reading

100 minutes to convince
French politics

100 minutes to convince

On yesterday night, I watched François Hollande explaining his strategy and policy in the occasion of a special TV show on the TF1 private channel and also broadcast on the RTL commercial radio. During one hour and half, the French president discussed with journalists, experts and citizens about the outcome of his reforms at mid-term, … Continue reading

Hollande’s clarification
French politics

Hollande’s clarification

President of the French Republic promised to clarify the situation, François Hollande finally did it, much faster than expected. He officially announced, on the last Saturday, the end of his affair with the journalist Valérie Trierweiler putting an end to a three-week-politico-romantic comedy after the French gossip magazine Closer revealed his affair with the actress … Continue reading

The “Mitterrand syndrome”
French politics

The “Mitterrand syndrome”

Yesterday morning, the French State radio France Info really thought to get a scoop revealing the French president was admitted at hospital to be treated for prostate on February 2011, a month before he announced his bid a socialist candidate. Reactions went fast, some political columnists and analysts were wondering about it was seen as … Continue reading

“Is France’s economic policy laid down by Europe?”
Let's talk about Europe

“Is France’s economic policy laid down by Europe?”

“Is France’s economic policy laid down by Europe?” This is a burning issue participants tried to reply during a conference-debate organized by the French weekly L’Express (in association with the Franco-German TV channel Arte and the European Commission representation in France) which took place this Tuesday, 24th of September. During near two hours, Anne Houtman … Continue reading

Paris 2024?
International

Paris 2024?

Tokyo was chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games at the great displeasure of Madrid, out after the first round and Istanbul defeated after the run-off by 36 votes vs. 60 for the Japanese city. This is an half-surprise insofar as if Tokyo made up for its lost time, … Continue reading