Francois Hollande at yesterday's press conference

'Oyster munchers': French press slammed over Hollande silence

First Reaction Wed 15 Jan, AT 10:00

British press incredulous at French media's failure to press president on his 'affair' with Julie Gayet

Hollande saga: five reasons to redefine the French presidency

Wed 15 Jan, AT 08:48 The Conversation

The French have kissed goodbye to the era of privacy: it's time the political class woke up, says John Gaffney

Valerie Trierweiler

Valerie Trierweiler's hospital stay lets Hollande play for time

Tue 14 Jan, AT 08:35 Nigel Horne

Extended hospital visit allows dithering President to put off decision about his choice of First Lady

Trierweiler in hospital with 'the blues' over Hollande 'affair'

One-Minute Read Mon 13 Jan, AT 10:59

French president faces questions about First Lady's status following claims of alleged affair with actress

Closer France

Hollande threatens to sue over claims of secret actress affair

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Jan, AT 15:30

President regularly spends the night with actress Julie Gayet in Paris flat, claims Closer magazine

Hollande and the actress: good or bad for his drooping ratings?

Fri 10 Jan, AT 13:27 Nigel Horne

French presidential affair is a reminder that the new man in the Elysee Palace was meant to be DSK…

Marine Le Pen seeks alliance with Ukip to bring down EU

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Jan, AT 10:36

'As a strictly non-racist and libertarian party, Ukip will be ploughing our own furrow,' insists Farage

Viviane Reding: British public fed 'myths' about immigration

First Reaction Fri 10 Jan, AT 08:51

Brussels official wants a 'United States of Europe’ but is she unintentionally helping Ukip win votes?

Grillo sisters' father held over 'cocaine and hash' deals

One-Minute Read Thu 9 Jan, AT 15:58

Michele Grillo, 66, spent 15 years in jail for kidnapping and is allegedly Calabrian mafia member

Fortress Europe ‘miserably failing’ Syrian refugees

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:08

Amnesty urges EU leaders to open their borders as refugees face dangerous crossings and abuse