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Pro-gay marriage rally in Paris

Gay marriage in France: one step closer

February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Elko BrummelmanFollow @ElkoBrummelman   Yesterday, on 12 February, the Assemblée Nationale, the lower house of the French Parliament, has adopted the draft law on gay marriage, after a vehement discussion. In the weeks to...

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By: Robin Harskin     On Tuesday 5th February, days before entering into the discussions on the EU Budget with the other 26 Heads of Government, François Hollande delivered an important speech to the European...

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Photo: J.M. Ayrault (Creative Commons)

Where has it all gone wrong for Monsieur Normal?

January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Robin Harskin     On May 6th 2012 François Hollande was elected French President. He beat Nicolas Sarkozy in the second round of voting by 51.6% to 48.4%, thus becoming the first challenger to...

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