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Europe's East 04-06-2015

Moscow’s blacklist divides French Parliament

Russia's travel blacklist has sparked a dispute in the French Parliament. The right and left are divided over whether an official visit to Russia should go ahead in spite of the travel ban imposed on leading Socialist MP Bruno Le Roux. EURACTIV France reports.
Elections 30-03-2015

Sarkozy triumphs in local elections, far-right obtains no département

The far-right National Front made limited gains in French local elections, won by a wide margin Sunday (29 March) by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservatives.
Jérôme Lavrilleux
EU Elections 2014 28-05-2014

New French MEP under fire for role in “Bygmalion affair”

Revelations of fraud from Jérôme Lavrilleux, Nicolas Sarkozy's former campaigner turned MEP, have sparked controversy within the UMP. The future of the newly elected legislator is now uncertain. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 11-04-2014

Michel Barnier: “We set up the banking union in record time”

The French Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Michel Barnier, published a book titled Se reposer ou être libre (to rest or to be free) on 17 April. He spoke with EURACTIV about reforming the European banking system.
EU Elections 2014 08-04-2014

French centrists gear up for European elections

French centrists opened their campaign, by proclaiming their allegiance to Europe. This is a risky venture, as euroscepticism is on the rise. EURACTIV France reports.