Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Marine Le Pen and Michel Barnier call for the return of free access

A medical student secures an antigen test carried out at the Lycée Emile-Dubois in Paris, Monday, November 23, 2020. LUDOVIC MARIN / AP The Covid-19 epidemic could once again spoil the end of year celebrations for the French. Its resumption in any case pushes candidates for the presidential election to demand free PCR and antigen … Read more

Michel Barnier, the one who “ticks all the boxes” but remains little known in France

Michel Barnier, during the Cournon-d’Auvergne Breeding Summit (Puy-de-Dôme), October 7, 2021. THIERRY ZOCCOLAN / AFP Her voice, soft and monotonous, is muffled by the mask. The owner of the Unicorn may listen, he does not hear Michel Barnier come to visit his brewery on Friday October 22 in Saverne (Bas-Rhin), near Strasbourg. Slender figure, immaculate … Read more

Michel Barnier details his program and is very critical of Emmanuel Macron

Michel Barnier, in Nîmes on September 9, 2021. OLIVIER MONGE / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” After a “Five-year period of missed opportunities” with Emmanuel Macron, he aspires to be “The president of the reconciliation of the French”. Applying to be the right-wing candidate for the next presidential election, Michel Barnier unveiled his program Thursday, September … Read more

Michel Barnier launches, Laurent Wauquiez gives up

Michel Barnier, July 20, 2021, in Paris. ALAIN JOCARD / AFP Two rooms, two atmospheres. On the right, the day of Thursday, August 26 was again loaded with announcements with a candidacy and a renunciation of the presidential election. Much awaited at the party Les Républicains (LR) and outside, the decision of Laurent Wauquiez concerning … Read more

Michel Barnier announces his candidacy for the primary of the right

Michel Barnier, in Paris, July 20, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP For his supporters, he could be a kind of card « joker » for the right. The candidate that the Republicans (LR) party did not necessarily expect but who could, according to them, bring him together for the presidential election of 2022 in a complicated context. … Read more