The Guardian : France
08  décembre     06h00
UK man accused of running over his wife to stand trial in France
Kim Willsher    p Former Dorset local councillor David Turtle is alleged to have killed his wife, Stephanie, outside their home in Prayssac p p A former British local councillor accused of killing his wife by ploughing into her with his car will go on trial in France on Wednesday. p p David Turtle is alleged...
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Fury in UK after video about No 10 party; early signs Omicron more transmissible - as it happened
Martin Farrer (now); Léonie Chao-Fong Lucy Campbell, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)    p a href https: www.theguardian.com world live 2021 dec 07 covid-news-live-omicron-likely-to-become-dominant-variant-harvard-researcher-says-france-to-close-nightclubs?page with:block-61af51758f0819fcb6989dea#block-61af51758f0819fcb6989dea Early indications Omicron more transmissible than Delta...
07  décembre     22h07
French police arrest man in connection with Jamal Khashoggi killing
Kim Willsher in Paris and Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington    p Police say man, named as Khalid Aedh al-Otaibi, was arrested as he was about to board flight from Paris to Riyadh p p French police have arrested a man on suspicion of being a former member of the Saudi royal guard accused of being involved in the murder of journalist a href https: www...
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Parisian workshop setting puts craft of Chanel centre stage
Jess Cartner-Morley in Paris    p Principles of trendless clothing made to last reflect a sustainability-influenced shift within the fashion industry p p The splashiest new venue in Paris fashion, the setting for a Chanel catwalk show bedazzled with pearls and sequins, is a workshop that celebrates the old-fashioned art of...
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Covid, mourning and the spectre of violence: New Caledonia prepares for blighted independence vote
Julien Sartre in Nouméa    p Pro-independence groups have called for Indigenous voters not to take part in Sunday’s long-awaited ballot, saying proper campaigning has been prevented p p New Caledonia is set to hold a referendum on independence from France this weekend, the third and final poll meant to conclude a...
06  décembre     15h16
Investigation launched into brawl at French far-right rally
Kim Willsher in Paris    p Dozens detained after protesters attacked at campaign rally for presidential candidate Éric Zemmour p p French prosecutors have opened an investigation into violence that erupted at the first major campaign rally held by the far-right French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour. p p Shortly...
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Far-right French presidential candidate put in headlock by protester - video
Seán Clarke and Angelique Chrisafis    p The a href https: www.theguardian.com commentisfree 2021 dec 05 france-pride-universalism-eric-zemmour-racism-colour-blind-politics far-right French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour a appeared to be put in a headlock by a protester at his first campaign, days after he formally...
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French election polls: who is leading the race to be the next president of France?
Guardian staff and agencies    p Emmanuel Macron and the far-right hopeful Marine Le Pen look set to be joined by numerous other candidates in the French presidential election. We look at the latest polling, and introduce some of the most likely candidates p p France will vote to elect a new president in April, and the list of...
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Mountaineer given jewels he found on French glacier 50 years after plane crash
Guardian staff and agency    p Gemstones worth 300,000 shared between Mont Blanc climber and authorities as man praised for handing find to police in 2013 p p A treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires buried for decades on a glacier off France’s Mont Blanc has finally been shared between the climber who discovered...
05  décembre     20h32
Far-right French presidential candidate put in headlock by protester at rally
Angelique Chrisafisin Paris    p Éric Zemmour formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday, highlighting his anti-migrant and anti-Islam views p p The a href https: www.theguardian.com commentisfree 2021 dec 05 france-pride-universalism-eric-zemmour-racism-colour-blind-politics far-right French presidential candidate Éric...
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Pécresse attacks zigzagging’ Macron as French right goes after president
Angelique Chrisafis in Paris    p Candidate for Les Républicains seeks rightwing votes on weekend Éric Zemmour launches new party p p Emmanuel Macron came under fire from the French right at the weekend as Valérie Pécresse was chosen as the presidential candidate for Les Républicains, while the far-right TV pundit Éric Zemmour...
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Valérie Pécresse: the bulldozer’ who would be France’s first female president
Torsten Bell    p Her supporters call her Emmanuel Macron’s worst nightmare, but she faces a tough task to unseat him p p When Valérie Pécresse crossed rural France this summer, visiting farms and villages to escape what she called her grotesquely unfair image as a blond bourgeoise from Versailles, she...
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Why were the French first to have fewer children? Secularisation
Kim Willsher on the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier    Research shows the decline of religious influence in the 18th century explains the puzzle of lower fertility rates p I know the rows over fish and migration mean we’re not talking to the French these days, but pondering their history is still allowed. p p A huge historical puzzle is why France,...
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UK takes part in huge French naval exercise to counter emerging threats’
Kenan Malik    p France’s top naval commander cites rapid rearmament’ of China and Russia as danger to maritime security p p France’s most senior naval commander has said future conflicts are likely to be fought at sea and in the cybersphere, citing the rapid rearmament of countries such as China as a...
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How can a country that hails Josephine Baker take the racist Zemmour seriously? Kenan Malik
Kim Willsher in Paris    France prides itself on universalism’. But bigotry festers in its colour blind’ pose p How does it feel to be a white man? Simeon was not a white man. He was an African American who had left his homeland to escape the ferocious racism every African American faced and sought shelter in Paris....
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Les miserables? Actually the French insist they are happier than ever
Kim Willsher in Paris    p Nearly 80% say they are content with life, yet the right is intent on pushing a nation of decline p p Turn on the radio or television in France, and it is gloom and doom from the first morning headline to the last late bulletin. France is in terminal decline, we are told, mostly by rightwing...
04  décembre     17h16
The right is back’: Gaullists pick female candidate Valérie Pécresse to take on Macron
Sarah Johnson, compiled by Eric Hilaire    p Former minister is surprise winner of Les Républicains’ nomination, beating high-profile names such as Michel Barnier p p France’s rightwing opposition party has chosen a female candidate for next year’s presidential election for the first time in its history. p p Valérie Pécresse emerged...
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Lives lost at Europe’s borders and Afghan MPs in exile: human rights this fortnight - in pictures
Sylvie Bermann    p A roundup of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Mexico to Manila p a href https: www.theguardian.com global-development gallery 2021 dec 04 lives-lost-at-europes-borders-and-afghan-mps-in-exile-human-rights-this-fortnight-in-pictures Continue reading... a
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It is impossible to work seriously with Boris Johnson’s government Sylvie Bermann
Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington    p On refugees, fishing and the NI protocol, we need cooperation. But Britain and France are a long way from an entente cordiale p p br Sylvie Bermann is a former French ambassador to the UK p p Britain and France have a long and intertwined history, encompassing great friendship and...
03  décembre     20h26
Emmanuel Macron accused of trying to rehabilitate’ Mohammed bin Salman
   p Human rights groups criticise French president’s planned meeting with crown prince in Saudi Arabia p p Human rights groups have criticised Emmanuel Macron’s planned meeting with Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, which will mark the first one-on-one public meeting of a major...