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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...


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...