The rift in the French government speaks more broadly to what the left-wing narrative should sound like on the austerity obsessions of Germany and the European Union
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The far-right and radical Islamists are finding common ground in homophobia, anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories
The radical right and radical Islamists are seen as mortal enemies. But in Europe they are increasingly finding common ground.
France’s Socialist government has dropped plans to update family law after protests by conservative groups.
The Quenelle openly refers to Nazism, but its link to Nazism and antisemitism is also vigorously denied.
Where would Telegraph readers rather live – socialist France or coalition Britain?
The party remains thoroughly toxic, right to the top.
The Eurozone has returned to growth, but it is still suffering from serious internal problems and needs significant reforms.
Last Thursday in France, fascism claimed a life. Clément Méric, a young trade unionist and far-left activist, died under the blows of a group of skinheads in Paris.
Same-sex marriage should become law in France today, as the bill goes through its second and final reading in Parliament – but the predicted victory will taste bittersweet.
Francois Hollande’s popularity recently hit a record low for a French head of state, with a whopping 67 per cent of the French population disapproving of the President. The lesson from France should perhaps be that the most sensible thing to do in the current climate is to keep expectations low, or at any rate ensure they never approach anything like that generated in the run up to the election of Francois Hollande.