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Marine Le Pen

French Parliamentary Election Round Up

July 2, 2012

OK, we’ve taken our time about it, but here is our look at the French Parliamentary elections that finished a fortnight ago. As the chart above shows, Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party took 280 of the 577 seats.  This is not quite a majority on its own , but added to the 17 seats for the […]

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France: good start, but not all over yet

April 23, 2012

We now know that 6 May’s second round runoff for the French presidency will between Francois Hollande (aka Monsieur Normal/ Monsieur Flanby) and Nicholas Sarkozy.  For the first time in French presidential elections, the incumbent finished second in the first round, with Sarkozy half a million votes behind Hollande.  The only previous incumbent to lose, […]

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Week 16: Villain – The Mail On-Line

April 22, 2012

This Week’s Villain of the Week (incredibly for the first time) is the The Forger’s Gazette , The Daily Hell, I mean the Mail On-Line This week’s news has been dominated by the trial of Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Behring Breivik.   The trial has been faced with the sickening spectacle of Breivik gloating about the […]

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