Keyword: Right

France fines Google over 'right to be forgotten'

French authority fines search engine giant 100,000 euros for not scrubbing web search results enough after European privacy ruling.

Main beneficiaries from scandals on left and right in France will be extremists

As Tapie affair grows, Marine Le Pen, the far-right National Front leader, delights in denouncing a privileged ruling caste on left and right.

Schooled for scandal: the 'affairs' of the French Left

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Mediapart’s revelations that French budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac held for many years a secret Swiss bank account has met with either hostile reaction or embarrassed silence among his colleagues in the Socialist Party. While it is inflexible and demanding in its approach to scandals involving the Right, the Left has often demonstrated an unwillingness to face up to those other scandals in its own midst, argues here Mediapart legal affairs specialist Michel Deléan, who catalogues a (non-exhaustive) history of scams that have undermined previous socialist governments.