February 8, 2017
The allegations are flying, but this has not thwarted Fillon’s or his party’s intention to continue his candidature.
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.
April 8, 2015 4
"Open primaries", as have been conducted across Europe for decades, might be the best way to restore faith in Australia's broken party system.
January 9, 2015 16
The fallout from yesterday's Charlie Hebdo will likely produce a wave of support for far-right parties. Here are some practical lessons in dealing with extremist political parties.
July 8, 2014 1
Nicolas Sarkozy has denied any wrongdoing and says his arrest was politically motivated. But no matter the outcome of the charges, there is one clear winner: Francois Hollande.
June 18, 2012 3
The important election result from the weekend was from France, where pro-growth policies have received a strong endorsement, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.
May 7, 2012 9
As expected France lurched to the left yesterday and elected François Hollande as its president, writes Alan Austin, an Australian freelance journalist, in France.
May 7, 2012 3
In Europe, the Left has had a phenomenal weekend, writes Guy Rundle, at Dubai Airport.
April 24, 2012 8
The collapse yesterday of the Netherlands government is being spun mainly as a story about differences on how to deal with Europe's economic troubles.