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- Bye bye Bruno - French interior minister quits amid "fake jobs" scandal 2 months ago Well, well. Who would have believed it?French politics delivers yet another dose of déjà-vu.After little more than just over three months since taking office, France’s interior minister, Bruno Le Roux, has resigned.Bruno Le Roux (screenshot)And the reason? Employing family members as...
- French presidential election - leading candidates take to stage for marathon TV debate 2 months ago So the first live TV broadcast presidential debate is over.Only the “Big Five” or leading candidates were invited by TF1/LCI to take part; those ranking at more than 10 per cent in the opinion polls.The leading candidatesscreenshotIt was a move that prompted Nicolas Dupont-Aignan - one of the...
- French presidential election 2017 - The "Big Five" and a perplexed electorate 2 months ago The French presidential election is turning out to be one of the most confusing and unpredictable of recent times. And it’s really not surprising that, according to many of the (innumerable) polls, there are a sizeable number of French who are still unsure as to how they will vote - at least in...
- Friday's French music break - Alma, "Requiem" 2 months ago And so the decision has been made. Alma will represent France at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Kiev in May with the song “Requiem”.None of the beating about the bush, endless domestic competitions or public voting to determine who would fly the tricolor. No, that’s not...
- French journalist Vanessa Burggraf gives Philippe Poutou a lesson on how to humiliate a presidential candidate...without trying too hard 3 months ago Media bashing has, in the wake of The Donald’s tediously repetitive “fake news” and “alternative facts” diatribe, become something of a recurring theme in the French presidential election.Some supporters of the centre-right (although there’s not too much “centre” about him)...
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14:45 PM October 28, 2012
Wonderfully written text... and I fully recognise myself as a commercial addict... And I'm never one to get up and put the kettle on when the commercials come on... I leave it to my husband... as for the cashmere commercial... well, I hope Arthur (that's my significant other) will see the yeti commercial (is it a yeti?) and think "Oh... that's something that Debbie would love to have for Christmas"... so who knows, I'll keep you posted!
14:57 PM October 28, 2012
Very informative, well written with a good sense of humour, and - what's important - always relevant to what's going on in France. Look forward to read more!
21:26 PM October 28, 2012
Normally a cynic when it comes to foreigners blogging about the country they live in, I've had to come off my high-horse with France Today. This guy nails every topic with incisive, informed writing topped off with great wit -- and I don't usually subscribe to the British sense of humor! How does he do it? And is this Summerton dude planning to write a compilation of his best posts for publishing? It would make a phenomenal Xmas present for all my colleagues who often send round his stories about Les Frogs to each other! Alors? Allez, Johnny make our day!
16:37 PM October 29, 2012
09:54 AM October 30, 2012
What I especially love about this blog is the gently mocking approach in the way many of the stories are written. There is an eclectic range of posts, but what I really enjoy finding out more about are some of the singers and groups featured in Friday's French music break. Keep it up.
11:15 AM November 04, 2012
Super blog by an incredible writer, bravo!
16:32 PM November 09, 2012
I'm a fan of the France-today blog. I never know what I'm going to read, sometimes it's politics, sometimes it's arty, sometimes it's complete non-sense. But it's always well written and amusing.
14:43 PM December 04, 2012
This is such an intelligent blog, very well written and always worth a read.