France's Socialists won control of parliament in a run-off vote Sunday, handing President Francois Hollande the convincing majority needed to push through his tax-and-spend agenda, estimates said.
No sooner have they elected a new president, than the French must return to the polls to elect a new National Assembly, the lower house of parliament.
In a widely expected move, Francois Hollande has named his special campaign adviser Jean-Marc Ayrault to the post of prime minister in his first appointment as president since being sworn in ...
The war of Sarkozy’s succession has opened in France’s right-wing UMP party, following its defeat in presidential polls at the hands of Socialist François Hollande.
When the votes were counted after the French presidential election’s first round all of Europe was shocked.
Christiane Taubira has been appointed justice minister in the new French government.
Just two days after the election of Socialist François Hollande to the French presidency on a pro-growth policy there are signs of change sweeping through the European Union.
Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday failed to win reelection as president of France.