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Ségolène Royal Tastes Chocolate Rage After Criticizing Nutella

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.17.2015 | World

After French ecology minister Ségolène Royal told people to stop eating Nutella, she's tasting the sweet rage of Nutella lovers. “We should st...

Howard Fineman

France Aims To Save The Planet, Despite 'Blockages' In Congress | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading French advocate of a global climate change agreement said Tuesday that she thinks President Barack Obama is “committed” to...

Valerie Trierweiler Embroiled In 'Bermuda Love Triangle'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.07.2013 | Style

Drama in the Elysee Palace!

This Two-Word Tweet Created a Firestorm in France

Alexia Parks | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Does social media now rule politics? When Valerie Trierweile composed a two-word, carefully timed message and released it on Twitter, who could have predicted its impact on recent French elections?

In Praise of Political Parachuting. Beyond "Tweetgate" (Ségolène Royal). On Political Assassination as a Fine Art (Jack Lang).

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 08.20.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Madame Royal is not completely wrong in saying that the right nailed her. It's unverifiable, one cannot do the math. But philosophically it's undisputable.

French President's Ex Loses Parliament Race

AP | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

PARIS -- French former presidential candidate Segolene Royal is decrying "political treason" against her after she lost her controversial campaign for...

French First Lady's Shocking Tweet Goes Viral

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

PARIS — President Francois Hollande's girlfriend set the French political establishment aghast Tuesday with a tweet seen as a dig against his ex...

Hollande, Royal & Trierweiler: Viva La France and the Female Brain

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.16.2012 | Denver
Alexia Parks

These connected lives, if lifted to a higher level of political service, contain the seeds of a future model for politics where decision-making is based on a balance between the male and female mind.

'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...

Segolene Royal Throws Support Behind Francois Hollande

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

PARIS — Segolene Royal, the French Socialists' unsuccessful 2007 presidential candidate, threw her support Wednesday behind her former romantic ...

Hollande, Aubry Lead In French Socialist Primary

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

PARIS — France's opposition Socialists says former party head Francois Hollande came in first in round one of the party's presidential primary, ...

Sarkozy Adviser Minc Triggers French Death Panel Debate

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Ridley Scott's Robin Hood opened the Golden Lion awards at Cannes. But this year's golden coffin will go to Alain Minc, the spin doctor who advises French president Nicholas Sarkozy.

Gender Quotas: The Wave of the Business Future?

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Elizabeth Gregory

Following up on his plan to move beyond the GDP to more adequate measures of national well-being, French President Nicholas Sarkozy has proposed a new plan to advance gender equity.

Five Over 50: Women Who Continually Inspire

Kira Craft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kira Craft

There are lots of inspiring women at the top of their game in their 50s, 60s and 70s who haven't relinquished one iota of their attractiveness, vitality and power.

Obama and Clinton: Does The Mainstream Media Have It Wrong?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The questions about the Obama-Clinton relationship will undoubtedly remain. However, the voices for "party unity" and "taking back the White House" are starting to sound increasingly strong.