Keyword: Patrick Kanner

Ex-sports minister says French league cancelled too early

Patrick Kanner, sports minister from 2014-17, thinks the leagues felt pressured following PM's televised address into calling their seasons off, and that play might have been able to go ahead in the right conditions.

Minister's claim of '100 Molenbeeks' in France sparks debate

Linking of notorious district of Brussels to France is welcomed by political right but others dispute link between poverty and radicalisation.

France mulls age limit of 70 for electoral candidates

Controversial age cap is one of number of options in a government-sponsored report aimed at getting more young people into politics.