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France's First Lady Recovering After Affair Scandal

Evening Standard, London | Staff/Agency | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

France's first lady is making progress in hospital where she has been receiving care following a magazine's report that President Francois Hollande wa...

Sarkozy In Court And Political Exile Over Corruption Allegations

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

PARIS — He faces the possibility of charges on allegations he took advantage of an aging heiress to get envelopes stuffed with illegal cash for ...

Why The French Prez Can't Win

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 01.13.2013 | World

PARIS -- France's president just can't seem to win. Six months after sweeping to power on an anti-austerity wave, polls say Socialist President Franc...

What Is Hollande's Plan For France?

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2012 | World

By Mark John PARIS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Just five months after bringing Francois Hollande to power, many French voters are already desp...

PHOTOS: Francois Hollande Sworn In As France's New President

AP | GREG KELLER and SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

PARIS — Socialist Francois Hollande assumed France's presidency Tuesday, inheriting a country fearful for its financial future and jetting off i...

'Soft As A Strawberry' And Never Married: Meet France's New Prez

Posted 05.10.2012 | World

Socialist candidate Francois Hollande knocked current French Presdent Nicolas Sarkozy out of the Elysee Palace in this Sunday's election. Yet "jus...

Meet France's New 'First Lady'

Posted 05.09.2012 | World

Nicolas Sarkozy is not the only one who will be packing his bags and leaving the presidential palace after his election defeat last Sunday. French fir...

HOLLANDE BEATS SARKOZY

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

In an almost universally expected result, Socialist candidate François Hollande has unseated French president Nicolas Sarkozy, winning the French pre...

Bankrolled By Gaddafi?

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday fiercely denied that he was offered campaign funding from late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi,...

President Sarkozy to Press: 'See You Tomorrow, Pedophile Friends'

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Mitch Feierstein

Sarkozy's tendency to honesty doesn't seem to extend as far as an appetite for debate. Given a hard ride by some journalists in relation to a major current corruption scandal -- hardly a topic that journalists ought to avoid -- Sarkozy raged at them.

Le Duel

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO and GREG KELLER | Posted 04.15.2012 | World

PARIS -- Neck-and-neck in the polls just one week before the election, France's leading presidential candidates rallied tens of thousands to separate ...

Sarkozy: Sorry For The Tomato Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2012 | World

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy has apologized in person to a policewoman who said she was the victim of a tomato attack involving ...

Far Right Candidate Faces Major Election Hurdle

AP | THIBAULT LEROUX | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

PARIS (AP) — French far right leader Marine Le Pen lost a legal battle Tuesday in her bid to run for president, with the Constitutional Court ruling...

'We Avoided Catastrophe'

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

By Emmanuel Jarry MARSEILLE, France, Feb 19 (Reuters) - President Nicolas Sarkozy told an election rally on Sunday that his policies ...

French Far-Right Candidate Advocates Euro Exit

AP | THIBAULT LEROUX | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

PARIS — French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen unveiled her vision for the country to hundreds of cheering supporters Saturday, a...