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Unpopular former French PM discovers a fragile Macron

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:57 am

ParisThe former Socialist premier of France could not clique his way into a fragile Emmanuel Macron's future government yet.

French philosopher BHL gets a cake in the face in Belgrade

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:23 am

BelgradeThe French "philosopher" Bernard-Henri Lévy once again received a rebuke for his intellectual dishonesty, this time in Belgrade where he appeared on Wednesday evening

Childless leaders are steering Europe

Published: May 11, 2017, 10:34 am

ParisThree world leaders now have the distinction of being childless at an historical time in Europe.

Making magical potions from albino body parts

Published: May 10, 2017, 10:32 am

PretoriaAfricans with albinism are persecuted across the continent. The African Union and SADC have been urged to do more on their behalf, but a campaign launched last year to try and put an end to the crisis, have been met with total indifference.

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen quits Front National

Published: May 10, 2017, 9:12 am

ParisMarion Maréchal-Le Pen, the niece of Marine Le Pen has announced that she will not stand for reelection to the French parliament, Le Figaro reported on Tuesday.

White homes torched, attacked by black mobs in Coligny after incitement by Premier

Published: May 9, 2017, 9:29 am

ColignyThe South African court's decision to grant bail to the two white men of Coligny who are on trial for the murder of a black youth after what seems to have been trumped up charges, was expected, but the outbreak of renewed racial violence came as a result of deliberate racial incitement against Afrikaners by the ruling party.

Jean-Marie Le Pen blames wrong focus on EU for Marine’s loss

Published: May 8, 2017, 10:58 am

ParisJean-Marie Le Pen, believes his daughter Marine, who lost in the French presidential election on Sunday to Emmanuel Macron, should have focused on unemployment and immigration instead of the European Union. The EU is still popular in France, even among Front National voters despite its problems.

Missing ballot papers for Marine discovered at polling station

Published: May 8, 2017, 10:06 am

Ruffey-lès-EchireyFrench officils discovered missing ballot papers at the polling station of the commune of Ruffey-lès-Echirey.

#MacronLeaks too late to influence outcome of French elections

Published: May 8, 2017, 8:29 am

ParisIt was the highest level of second round abstention since 1969 in France as many voters had deciced to stay away from the ballot that handed Emmanuel Macron the victory. A massive hack could not change the outcome.

Green pro-immigration prospects in German state elections look dim

Published: May 7, 2017, 12:19 pm

HamburgGermany's far-left Green party have already lost in two German states in regional elections in the past year, and its future in federal and regional politics since its 1980 founding, with pro-immigration leaders like Cem Özdemir, born from Turkish migrants, look dim.