France in 2014: Ten big stories in the year ahead

Are you wondering what the big French stories of 2014 will be? Here, we gaze into our crystal ball and look at what and who will be making the headlines in France during the year ahead. And yes, there will be more protests and sex scandals.

France in 2014: Ten big stories in the year ahead
Airports, sex scandals and Olympic bids: A look ahead to 2014 in France. Photo: AFP

2013 was a dramatic year in France. From the legalization of gay marriage to a tax-dodging former budget minister, there were plenty of stories that made headlines across the globe.

And 2014 looks likely to pick up where 2013 left off, with several big issues and events set to make the headlines over the coming months.

Whether high-profile sex scandals that are due to reach a climax, or further contentious reforms that will bring angry protestors on to the streets, the year ahead looks set to be an action-packed one.

Here The Local peers into its crystal ball and looks at ten stories that are set to make the news in 2014.

France in 2014: The ten big stories of the year ahead

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