Verdict due for disgraced French minister Cahuzac

Verdict due for disgraced French minister Cahuzac

A Paris court is due to return a highly anticipated verdict Thursday morning in one of the biggest – and most embarrassing – political scandals of French President François Hollande’s term. Hollande’s former budget minister, Jérôme Cahuzac, is charged with tax fraud and money laundering for allegedly hiding his wealth in tax havens around the […]

French minister appeals directly to UK public over Calais child migrants

French minister appeals directly to UK public over Calais child migrants

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has penned an opinion piece in the UK press urging Britain to step up its efforts to identify and resettle unaccompanied child migrants stranded in the Calais “Jungle” camp. Cazeneuve’s article, published in The Guardian newspaper on Tuesday, comes just a day after more than a dozen teenagers were transferred […]

UK has ‘moral duty’ to take in more Calais migrant children, says French minister

UK has ‘moral duty’ to take in more Calais migrant children, says French minister

Paris demanded on Monday that Britain honour promises to take in migrant children from the notorious Jungle camp in the French port city of Calais, adding to pressure following accusations by the Red Cross that London is dragging its heels. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said he would press the case at a lunchtime meeting in […]