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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

30/09/2014

French press review 30 September 2014

This morning's front pages are a strange mix. There’s concern on how social security cuts will affect families. Parents are anxious about their kids’ homework.
The Senate, Paris
29/09/2014

Right wins French Senate, Front National takes first seats

The French Senate has swung back to the right with, for the first time ever, two National Front Senators after elections on Sunday.

29/09/2014

French press review 29 September 2014

The French Senate, family policy, the future of Air France, and Syria are this morning's front-page stories.

28/09/2014

French weekly magazines review 28 September 2014

The magazines are finally coming full circle with the Ebola epidemic running out of control in West Africa after France repatriated her first citizen infected by the virus.

26/09/2014

French press review 26 September 2014

France’s war against the Islamic State armed group is everyone’s front-page story this morning as the press mourns the beheading of French mountain guide Hervé Gourdel by the ...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
24/09/2014 - France

Court orders suspension of Sarkozy corruption investigation

A French judge has ordered the suspension of one of the seven legal investigations into former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who announced his return to active politics this weekend.

"The match has begun!" declared right-wing presidential hopeful Alain Juppé on Sunday
21/09/2014 - France

French right-wing presidential hopefuls square up to Sarkozy

Nicolas Sarkozy’s main rivals as right-wing candidate in France’s 2017 presidential election squared up to the former president on Sunday after his political comeback on Friday.

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, ...
France's President Francois Hollande at EU summit, Brussels, August 31, 2014.
11/09/2014 - France

Sarkozy MP denounces 'outpouring of hate' towards Hollande

A French MP from Nicolas Sarkozy's opposition UMP party has denounced what he called “an outpouring of hate” towards President François Hollande.

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