Political manoeuvre?
French politics

Political manoeuvre?

On the last Thursday, Nicolas Sarkozy was under investigation procedure in the framework of the Bettencourt Affair, accused for enjoying the Oréal’s heir weakness. Just after this announcement, the UMP party main executives – as Guillaume Peltier, Patrick Balkany or Henri Guaino – immediately reacted and strongly criticized what they consider as a manipulation, not … Continue reading

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, the woman who dreams of being the next mayor of Paris
French politics

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, the woman who dreams of being the next mayor of Paris

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet recently officialised her candidacy to be mayor of Paris. The former minister of Ecology, 39, is running and challenges Anne Hidalgo, current first deputy of Bertrand Delanoë – the current mayor of the French capital city – and official socialist candidate. The “NKM”’s candidacy was hugely commented on the Left and on the … Continue reading

A plethoric board
French politics

A plethoric board

After weeks of fratricide fight between Copé’s supporters and Fillon’s one who badly damaged its image, the UMP party published his governing board, a plethoric board which was largely commented by political observers. Twenty vice-presidents and fourteen secretaries and deputy secretaries are part of the new board led by Jean-François Copé, the UMP contested leader. … Continue reading

The circus continues
French politics

The circus continues

François Fillon and Jean-François Copé had a meeting at the premises of the French Parliament to discuss about the current situation of UMP party and think about a compromise. At the end of their meeting (the first since the 25th of November), the two men agreed to… a new meeting tomorrow. It is a new … Continue reading

The lead weight
French politics

The lead weight

Nicolas Sarkozy would like to come back in politics. That affirms, on the last Wednesday, “Le Canard Enchaîné” – a famous satiric newspaper – according to the Bruno Le Maire’s statements, former minister for Agriculture. The former French president would have declared faced to the current France’s situation, it was a moral duty to come … Continue reading