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There is nothing like a good love story

Green MEP Yannick Jadot is the new most liked politician in France Leader of the Greens, Yannick Jadot has been an MEP for 10 years already. Hardly enough to be a well-known political personality.  But…


Has Macron lost the EU elections ?

He wanted to win. He lost, his team getting 22,4 % of the votes, against 23,3 % for National Rally. But has he lost, really ?   1. Not that bad “After 6 months of…



The flash campaign, a poker bet of Macron’s team

French citizens show little interest for EU issues and most of the 33 lists for the European elections call for a vote against Macron. The three weeks campaign might prove challenging. The previous government spokesman…


Fact check: Bayer does not ‘finance’ ALDE

The European Parliament is the main source of money for European parties, including Marine Le Pen’s ENF. But Bayer did provide money to ALDE for their yearly gathering, as Marine Le Pen has claimed. When…



Farmers want fair prices, not subsidies

The French President calls for a “more protective, more pragmatic, more ambitious” Common Agricultural Policy. It won’t be enough to help the French farmers out of the crisis. The Paris International Agricultural Show is an…


The Commission is right about Alstom-Siemens

Allowing Alstom and Siemens train businesses to merge would have pushed the prices up. Criticizing “Brussels” and the Commission is a national sport in France – and one in which the extreme usually thrive. But…




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