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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy addresses a public meeting in Lambersart last month
02/10/2014 - France

French police detain Sarkozy ally in election-funding corruption probe

French police on Thursday detained a close ally of Nicolas Sarkozy and two other officials from his UMP party. On Wednesday three former directors of a PR firm were charged in the same inquiry

Comeback kid? Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
20/09/2014 - Analysis: France

Could Sarkozy be French president again?

To nobody’s surprise, France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his return to active politics, declaring himself a candidate for the leadership of the right-wing UMP party, ...
27/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 27 July 2014

The Middle East is everyone’s front page story this week as pro-Palestinian protests ended in violence in the Barbès district of Paris and the suburban town of Sarcelles in the outskirts ...
20/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 20 July 2014

President François Hollande visits Africa, infighting continues in the UMP as the scandals keep coming and there’s a warning to Israel that its policies are endangering its future ...
13/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 13 July 2014

The French weeklies are stunned by new Bygmalion woes for opposition UMP party and Nicolas Sarkozy’s comeback plans.

10/07/2014

French press review 10 July 2014

French budget, UMP party and the German national football team are all in the papers today.

06/07/2014

French weekly magazines review 6 July 2014

French press is outraged by Nicolas Sarkozy’s scathing attack on judiciary probing scandals dogging his political return.

05/07/2014

French press review 5 July 2014

The French press feels the blues of France’s early exit from the football World Cup.
29/06/2014

French weekly magazines review 29 June 2014

The Bygmalion inflated bills scandal rocking the opposition UMP party is turning into a goldmine for the weeklies.

22/06/2014

French weekly magazines review 22 June 2014

The French weeklies have more shocking revelations about the Bygmalion election-funding scandal rocking France’s main opposition party and French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy.
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