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Hollande's self-congratulatory smile

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24 secs into this AFP clip, François Hollande is sporting a cocky attitude and displaying a smile fit for a toothpaste advert.

I suppose that it is because the French, who have just signed a contract with the ruler of Qatar, must have beaten somebody else to the game of selling their expensive war toys to undemocratic regimes. 309 more words


Femen Protests Against Marine Le Pen.

Femen Protest Disrupt French Far-Right May Day Rally.

Femen crashes Marine Le Pen’s May Day Front National speech. (Deutsche Welle)

Three Femen activists have disrupted Marine Le Pen’s planned May Day speech in Paris, with slogans like “Heil Le Pen” and “Stop Fascism” painted on their bare chests.

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London: Nazi Sympathisers, Holocaust Deniers, Laugh at Charlie Hebdo Massacre.

Nazi sympathizers, Holocaust deniers hold secret London meeting.

British newspaper sends undercover journalists to gathering featuring speakers from Spain, Canada, UK and US

Nazi sympathizers and Holocaust deniers gathered for a secret meeting at a London hotel last week, sparking outrage and prompting many to call for a police investigation, the…

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Top New Statesman Writer, Francois-Cerrah, Spits on Charb and the Charlie Martyrs' Graves.

Charb: Took Advantage of Own Death to Make Money, Says New Statesman Writer.

Myriam Francois-Cerrah

New Statesman writer; FL journo; Oxford PhD researcher; France, MENA, postcoloniality. 1,055 more words

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen declares war on her father in family feud over anti-Semitic remarks

PARIS — The leader of France’s far-right National Front launched an all-out offensive Wednesday against her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, opposing his candidacy in upcoming elections and entering into an open war with the man who helped found the party more than four decades ago. 359 more words


Strike at Radio France hits its third week

Radio France enters today into its 21st day of consecutive strike action. This is a record length, with no precedent established in Radio France’s 40 year history. 624 more words


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. 528 more words

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