Corsican nationalists 

For France, a centralized state with a single, national identity and only one official language, Corsica’s demand for more autonomy is a challenge.


Gerald Darmanin

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Rape charges against Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin dropped.
Earlier this week, French newspaper Le Point reported that a second woman had accused Darmanin of using his former political position to extract sexual favors. The allegations date to the minister’s time as mayor of the northern French city Tourcoing from 2014 to 2017.





The arrest of Théo Luhaka in Aulnay-sous-bois

New video show arrest of Théo Luhaka.

French police are regularly accused of using excessive force in poorer neighbourhoods, and particularly against black and minority ethnic suspects.

Tariq Ramadan jailed in Paris after being charged with rape

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, denies the rape charges and has filed a suit claiming false allegations.

France sues Amazon for abuse of position in the marketplace

The Ministry of the Economy has sued the American giant Amazon, accusing it of abusing its power to impose too restrictive commercial clauses to companies selling on its platform in France.

Notre Dame des Landes : France shelves controversial Nantes airport project

France abandons plan for €580m airport and orders squatters off site

Strike movement at Guillaume-Régnier psychiatric hospital in Rennes, France.

Guillaume-Régnier psychiatric hospital in Rennes : protest against ‘the degradation of working conditions’ for personnel and ‘patient reception conditions’.

Nicolas Hulot, French environment minister on crusade against fossil fuels owns six cars

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The credibility of Nicolas Hulot




French PM Philippe defends €350,000 private flight

FRANCE’S prime minister is facing strong criticism over his decision to spend £310,000 (€350,000) to charter a private jet for a journey that saved him just two hours.

Corsican nationalists win historic victory in French elections

Corsican nationalists celebrate election victory, call for greater autonomy.

Seven landscapes – 6 – France , arson attacks against the gendarmerie


“Fire to the prisons! Fire to their justice! Fire to the state! Fire to their world!” Crimethinc, ‘rebel alliance’–





Primary school in France

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JM Blanquer, french minister of education,  has halved class sizes for children in the first year of primary school (CP) in schools in priority areas (or REPs).

Employees of Cyclocity (Velib)

Employees of Cyclocity, a branch of France's advertising group JCDecaux that maintains the 'Velib' bike-sharing system, gather outside the Hotel de Ville in Paris to protest ahead of the decision of the Union Autolib' Vélib' Metropole's bidding commission to select a new provider service '315 workers unemployed'

Charlie versus Mediapart

Is laicity used as a weapon against Muslims in France ?