Eric Zemmour

The Dreyfus Affair continues to haunt France to this day

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Inspired by the likes of Éric Zemmour, the extreme right is not only reviving reactionary ideas but even questioning the innocence of Captain Dreyfus himself

Enemy of the Disaster: Selected Political Writings of Renaud Camus, reviewed

11 November 2023 9:00 am

The French writer does not accept that all incomers to his country can be truly ‘French’, and considers the dramatic change of population an unprecedented disaster

Zemmour is his own worst enemy

14 September 2022 5:10 pm

Eric Zemmour is back. The bogeyman of French politics spent the summer licking his wounds after his far-right Reconquest party…

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