Keyword: Le Point

Hollande slams buoyant radical-left presidential candidate Mélenchon

In an interview with a weekly news magazine, socialist French president François Hollande attacked radical-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, currently on the rise in opinion surveys, for campaigning on 'generalisations and lies', while also lending thinly-veiled support for maverick centrist Emmanuel Macron. 

French opposition chief caught in party 'sting' scandal

Press report says UMP leader Jean-François Copé handed lucrative PR contract to former aides who systematically overcharged his party.

Bettencourt tapes stolen in mystery break-ins targetting Mediapart, Le Point and Le Monde

Journalists from Mediapart, French daily Le Monde and weekly news magazine Le Point, all involved in in-depth investigations into the Bettencourt scandal, have been targeted by a series of mysterious burglaries during October, which included the theft from Mediapart's offices of the secret Bettencourt tapes.