François Hollande

Imagining Marine Le Pen Elected? 'I Find It Horrendous', WW2 Résistant Says

J.N. Paquet | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

When a WW2 Resistant tells a newspaper that in French politics, Le Pen represents the negation of all that the Resistance fought for and calls on everyone to vote Emmanuel Macron next Sunday.

Here's How The Paris Terror Attack Could Affect The French Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK

The latest terror attack in Paris has raised speculation of a swing towards far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen, with just two days until po...

Gove Defends Boris Johnson Over Nazi Prison Camp Jibe

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Politics

Michael Gove has dubbed Boris Johnson’s critics “snowflakes” after the Foreign Secretary compared France’s President to a Nazi prison camp gua...

Francois Hollande Will Not Seek Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK

Francois Hollande, the French President, has announced he will not seek a second term in office - saying he wants to give his Socialist party a chance...

'Mum, Where Were You The Day Trump Was Elected?'

Nick Compton | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Nick Compton

Would you do something for me? It will only take a moment of your time if you have a second to spare. Please. Turn to the person next to you and ask them if they're okay. Ask them if they need advice or a friend. Ask them if they need a shoulder to cry on.

To Achieve A Successful Brexit Britain Must Be Fully Open For Business

Grant Shapps | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Politics
Grant Shapps

If there is one thing that all businesses crave it is certainty. Yet, Brexit unavoidably generates uncertainty. And whilst Theresa May rightly says it's our job to make a success of leaving the EU, this will be far easier to achieve and much more prosperous to experience, if we send an unequivocal message that Britain remains fully open for business.

Alain Juppé: The Cold, Septuagenarian Conservative May Be The Best Option For French Progressives

Jasper Cox | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics
Jasper Cox

Traumatised by terrorist attacks, depressed by continued economic malaise, desensitised to political scandals, France desperately needs someone who can channel the powerful spirit of de Gaulle, who was caricatured by the magazine Le Canard Enchaîné as the Sun King, Louis XIV. Of the current crop, Alain Juppé looks most able to wear the crown.

The Disheartening Death of the European Left

Jo Simmons | Posted 29.07.2017 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Copyright: Flickr via thierry ehrmann The European Left is in a parlous state. France's Socialist president, Francois Hollande made history in 2014 w...

France Calls On 'All Patriots' To Join Reserves Amid Nice Security Fears

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

France’s interior minister has implored patriotic French people to join the reserves to help boost security after the brutal lorry attack in Nice. B...

Rain Has 'Saved France'

Stephen Clarke | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK
Stephen Clarke

I was having a drink with a Socialist the other night (it's something that can easily happen in Paris), and naturally we got on to the subject of wate...

COP21 and The Corporate Coup

James Crawley | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK
James Crawley

What we are experiencing in Paris amounts to a corporate coup aimed at preventing progress and effective solutions to our climate crisis. Now more than ever we need to advocate for system change rather than climate change, with climate activists planning creative ways to inform the public not only of the false solutions on offer, but the real solutions that will lead to positive change in our world.

France 'Will Sing Even More' In Response To Terror, Hollande Says

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

The French will respond to the terrorist attacks on Paris by defiantly "singing even more", President Francois Hollande has said. In a solemn memor...

Putin Blames Washington For Warplane Being Shot Down By Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

French President Francois Hollande and Russia's Vladimir Putin have agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the...

Cameron Tweets Sombre Picture From Site Of Paris Terrorist Massacre

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

David Cameron has joined French president Francois Hollande at the scene of one of the Paris atrocities, as a major anti-terror operation continued in...

The Waugh Zone November 23, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday November 23, 2015… 1) SYRIA SOLIDARITE David Cameron is in Paris for a meeting with Francois Holl...

David Cameron To Visit Paris For Talks With Francois Hollande On IS Threat

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

David Cameron will visit Paris on Monday after military action against Islamic State (IS) in Syria grew a step closer following approval by the United...

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Worst Attack On France Since WWII

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 14.11.2015 | UK

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a series of coordinated attacks across Paris that has left at least 127 dead, in what the French presiden...

Farage Calls France A 'Pipsqueak'... In Front Of The French President

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage called France ”pipsqueak” on Wednesday during an address to the European parliament attended by French President Francois Hollande. T...

David Cameron Is Wrong: Businesses Should Speak Out About the EU

Gavin Devine | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

Businesses have a legitimate right to be heard, and for them to express a view would add practical experience and good sense to the debate. And so shutting up the business lobby is probably impossible, and would be stupidly counterproductive. The Prime Minister's advisers, not for the first time, are wrong.

Heroes Who Thwarted Train Terror Attack Receive French Legion D'honneur

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

A British man and three Americans have been awarded France's highest honor, the Légion d’honneur by the president, Francois Hollande for their role...

Calais: Why We Urgently Need a Franco-British Border Police Force

Jean-Paul Mulot | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK Politics
Jean-Paul Mulot

A Calais summit at European level is urgent. It should provide solutions to the migrants crisis while at the same time securing the tunnel to ensure that Calais and Dover are open for business as usual... The problem of Calais is not just a Franco-British question, it is a problem for the whole of Europe and the developing world. But the French and the English are on the frontline.

Diplomacy, Not Demonising, Offers Calais Solution

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron should be finding a diplomatic solution to the Calais crisis rather than 'demonising' migrants, Yvette Cooper has declared. In a blog...

Distressed Courtney Love Calls On French President For Help

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Courtney Love has called on the help of French President Francois Hollande, after being ambushed by protesters in Paris. SEE MORE: The Only Man Co...

France, Greece, and Now Spain: A Renaissance of the Left?

John Bunzl | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Politics
John Bunzl

With Podemos, Spain's left-wing anti-austerity movement, making dramatic gains in the local and regional elections, a discernible renaissance of Left-...

Fifa Corruption? David Cameron Says That's Not The Half Of It

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has urged fellow world leaders to learn lesssons from the Fifa scandal to tackle the 'cancer' of corruption that ravages countries acros...