Category: France News

French press review 21 November 2017

Le Monde dedicates two pages to the political developments in Germany. Under the headline, ‘A Chancellor on suspension’, it states that though this isn’t Angela Merkel’s first political storm, it’s an unprecedented situation she finds herself in. It adds that the failure to form a government could result in Merkel’s exit after twelve years in

London loses European Banking Authority to Paris

Macron tweeted: “Paris will welcome the European Banking Authority! It is recognition of the attractiveness and the European commitment to France. Happy and proud for our country.” Paris and Amsterdam on Monday won the fight to host two major EU agencies when they leave London after Brexit, in a suspenseful vote that eventually had to

3 Continents Film Festival focuses on exile

In all, there are 23 films in the special focus on Argentinian cinema, some of them will be the first time they will be screened, others are rare finds. Fourteen films from Korean Shin Sang-Ok (1925-2006) show the late director-producer’s unusually broad range of productions from historic films to comedy to ghost stories mostly set