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

Cyclist takes on Mont Ventoux in Boris bike adventure - video

Video Wed 18 Dec, AT 15:18

Robert Holden takes three-speed 50lb bike to south of France and returns it to London in just 24 hours

Two French soldiers killed in Central African Republic

One-Minute Read Tue 10 Dec, AT 09:05

Deaths come as France and the UN begin disarming rebel militia after fierce fighting

Crispin Black

Plot to kill Abu Hamza: French flair beats British laissez-faire

Tue 26 Nov, AT 08:51 Crispin Black

A fiendish and twisted plot by out-of-control French spooks - or a remarkably imaginative operation?

Abu Hamza

Abu Hamza: did French spies plot to kill cleric in London?

One-Minute Read Mon 25 Nov, AT 10:03

Officials planned to frame extreme right-wing group Combat 18 for his assassination, claims report

French football team

World Cup: France off to Brazil after incredible comeback

Match Report Wed 20 Nov, AT 09:06

Embattled president Francois Hollande takes heart as Les Bleus perform a miracle in Paris

Police scour Paris for gunman who blasted photographer

One-Minute Read Tue 19 Nov, AT 09:23

Massive manhunt underway after suspect hijacks a car and disappears in crowd near the Champs-Elysees

Predator Drone

Terminator axed? France calls for ban on killer robots

Briefing Thu 14 Nov, AT 11:24

International committee to consider asking nations not to develop autonomous killing machines

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