François Hollande will not seek re-election as president of France

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President made surprise announcement in emotional live statement on TV, saying he was conscious of “risks” to French Left if he stood again.

French TV channel criticised for showing video of Paris suicide bomber

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The channel M6 broadcast footage of the moment Ibrahim Abdeslam blew himself up at the Comptoir Voltaire café in Paris on November 13th.

Top French weatherman 'sacked' over climate change book

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Philippe Verdier says has been dismissed by France 2 over book which accused climate change experts of misleading world about global warming.

Marine Le Pen refuses TV debate after bias row

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TV channel forced to cancel its high-profile programme when head of France's far-right Front National pulled out at last minute.

French and Syrian intelligence agents 'in contact' claims Assad

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In interview broadcast on France 2 television, Syrian president said the contact had been with French intelligence officials who had visited Damascus.

‘France can transform itself’, Hollande says in New Year’s speech

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In traditional TV address to the nation, French president told viewers they had 'every reason' to feel confident about the future after a tough 2014.

François Hollande promises no more tax rises until 2017

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In lengthy TV interview the under-fire French president also said that he would not stand for re-election in 2017 if jobless rate does not fall.

The news channel that's spiced up French TV

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With 10 million viewers a day, the independent news channel BFMTV is now one of the most influential voices in French media and politics.

France's Sarkozy says justice twisted by politics in corruption probe

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Beleaguered former president hits out angrily in TV interview at those parts of the judiciary he says are seeking to humiliate and destroy him.

President Francois Hollande insists France is on the road to economic recovery

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Speaking on prime-time television a bullish Hollande insisted that 'we are almost there' on efforts to tackle unemployment in the country.

France’s Paralympians angered by TV snubbing

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Athletes lament the lack of coverage their exploits will receive back at home - some argue it reflects the status of France's disabled population.