Tags: France

Insider justice: IMF’s Christine Lagarde walks scot free after French court convicts her of losing 400 million euros

Anyone seeking the true cause of the disaffection of Western electorates with the Western political elite need look no further than the case of the IMF’s Director, Christine Lagarde. Lagarde has just been convicted by a French court of negligence in a case involving the French businessman Bernard Tapie, to whom contrary to the advice…

Contrary to all expectations it is now a virtual certainty that the centre right challenger to Marine Le Pen’s bid for the French Presidency will be Francois Fillon rather than the previous favourite Alain Juppe. What is being widely overlooked amidst all the discussions of Fillon’s supposed ‘Thatcherite’ economic policies is that he is also…

The pollsters have done it again. Just four days after the Independent reported that pollsters said  Marine Le Pen has "next to no chance" of winning the French presidency… Pollsters say Marine Le Pen has next to no chance of winning the French presidency https://t.co/b6pi8zjmdY — The Independent (@Independent) November 16, 2016   … today…