October 4, 2017 7
With Munich’s famous Oktoberfest coming to a climax this week, clam-handed castaway Richard Ogier has the city’s DIY denizens decidedly non-plussed.
May 8, 2017 18
Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has won a convincing victory in round two of the French presidential elections, defeating National Front candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65% to 35%. The figure is somewhat better than was forecast throughout most of the lead-up to the final bout, with Macron leading Le Pen by 60%-40% in polls. […]
May 2, 2017 5
Could Marine Le Pen win the 2017 French election after all?
April 28, 2017 6
Could far-right darling Marine Le Pen possibly beat centrist Emmanuel Macron? Stranger things have happened.
April 27, 2017 17
Younger people have been confounding older people from society’s very dawn, and the recent first-round French presidential elections have proved no different.
April 21, 2017 12
Barring a miracle or collective polling error -- neither of which favour a secular mainstream party -- Benoit Hamon and the Parti Socialiste are toast.
January 20, 2017 3
The left parties effectively conceded defeat by fielding six candidates, writes freelance journalist in France Alan Austin.
November 21, 2016
Nicolas Sarkozy was the most Donald Trump-like candidate for France's Republican party, but voters were having none of it.
November 16, 2015 23
Everything will be tried, in an effort to avoid the obvious truth: withdrawing troops and bombing runs from Muslim lands would diminish the terror risk at home greatly.
June 30, 2015 9
The vast mass surveillance system established by the National Security Agency and its partners like Australia aren't about stopping terrorist attacks but about helping our companies make a buck. New documents from WikiLeaks show how.