France

JK Rowling Slams Nicolas Sarkozy In Burkini Ban Row

Source: Huffington Post BY Sara C Nelson Senior Editor, The Huffington Post UK Harry Potter author JK Rowling has taken a swipe at former French presidentNicolas Sarkozy after he added fuel to the burkini ban row. Sarkozy, who this week announced he is running for the presidency again in next spring’s election, declared the […]

Deeply unpopular Hollande calls for France to ’embrace’ Islam and rejects calls for a nationwide burkini ban

Islam can co-exist with secularism, President Francois Hollande said Thursday, warning in a speech seen as preparing the ground for a re-election bid that the anti-terror fight should not undermine French values. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3781186/Deeply-unpopular-Hollande-calls-France-embrace-Islam-rejects-calls-nationwide-burkini-ban.html#ixzz4Jr407UUK