Eric Zemmour

Le Pen, Zemmour and the two French far rights

8 February 2022 3:37 am

Just about two months ahead of the French elections, a first poll for Le Parisién suggests that Marine Le Pen…

Eric Zemmour isn’t to blame for France’s anti-Semitism crisis

29 January 2022 6:00 pm

Emmanuel Macron sees anti-Semitism everywhere except where it really lurks. Earlier this month his government accused protesters opposed to the…

Will Marion Maréchal-Le Pen join Éric Zemmour’s campaign?

11 January 2022 7:10 pm

Is Marion Maréchal, granddaughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen and niece of Marine, about to emerge from political retirement to support…

Eric Zemmour's big weakness has been exposed

3 December 2021 7:02 pm

George W Bush will forever be in debt to The Donald. Before Trump became the 45th president of the United…

Exclusive: Zemmour will run for President

30 November 2021 9:49 am

It may be the worst kept secret in France but Eric Zemmour will tomorrow announce his candidacy for his country’s presidential…

Why a love child might help ‘Papa Zemmour’

28 November 2021 4:36 am

It’s not often you find Eric Zemmour plastered across the front of Closer magazine. Brigitte Macron, Beyonce and Lady Gaga…

Exclusive: Sadiq Khan no-platforms Eric Zemmour

19 November 2021 4:04 am

As the race for the Elysée hots up, presidential candidates are busy courting voters and raising funds. And with Macron’s poll…

Is Eric Zemmour running or not?

5 November 2021 6:10 pm

Eric Zemmour, the right-wing journalist and self-declared populist, is at a crossroads. Will he or won’t he declare himself a…

France must protect Eric Zemmour’s life

3 November 2021 6:28 pm

There are several similarities between Eric Zemmour and the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn, and one distinct difference. The Dutchman was…

Zemmour's xenophobia

25 October 2021 11:45 pm

The received opinion is that Islam and immigration are Éric Zemmour’s prime targets as his putative presidential campaign gathers pace. But…

My night in Béziers with Zemmour

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Zemmour’s star power is undeniable

Plan Z: the rise of Éric Zemmour

23 October 2021 9:00 am

France’s new insurgent, Éric Zemmour

Macron may well win. But Macronism is dead

14 October 2021 3:19 pm

President Emmanuel Macron was in an expansive mood this week as he commandeered the splendid beaux arts Grand Palais in…

France's political elite created Eric Zemmour

9 October 2021 10:04 am

Love him or loathe him, Eric Zemmour is a breath of fresh air in French politics. Before he appeared as…

Eric Zemmour is eating Marine Le Pen alive

29 September 2021 8:59 am

French opinion polls are best taken with a generous bucket of sel de Guérande but this evening’s drop of a…

Macron is playing Eric Zemmour’s tune

16 September 2021 3:10 am

In a big speech yesterday, Macron presented himself in almost Nixonian terms as guardian of law and order. He said…

France's provocateur is coming to London

3 September 2021 7:34 am

Five years ago, London’s affluent French poured their dosh into the campaign of Emmanuel Macron. This time around, supporters of…

The really shocking thing about Michel Houllebecq’s Soumission — he rather likes Islam

17 January 2015 9:00 am

News of Michel Houllebecq’s Soumission caused such a stir that the book was pirated online before publication. David Sexton reports on the latest literary event in France

Outsize origami: Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton

Le French bashing has spread to France. Are things really that bad?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

The popular sport has spread to France. Are things really that bad, wonders Jonathan Meades