Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen 'leads race for French presidency'

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Aug, AT 13:57

New poll suggests Front National leader Marine Le Pen would knock out socialists in first round

European flags fly in front of the European Parliament

Europe responds: what next for the EU?

Briefing Tue 27 May, AT 10:09

National leaders struggle to square anti-EU sentiment with the need for a concerted response

Segolene Royal is back in wake of hateful Trierweiler's demise

Wed 2 Apr, AT 15:24 Nigel Horne

Hatchets are buried, the musical chairs resume, and there's even talk that Julie Gayet will soon be gone

Rubles rolling into London force Cameron to cool it on sanctions

Tue 4 Mar, AT 09:47 The Mole

And how do we know? Because, once again, an official visiting the PM has failed to keep his papers to himself

Hollande asked if Gayet affair has turned France into a 'joke'

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Jan, AT 14:17

British reporter grills French president about actress and asks if he wishes 'she was here'

David Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?

Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:36 The Mole

From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it

Francois Hollande

Frisky Francois Hollande faces grilling from British press

Talking Point Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:05

Press conference with David Cameron likely to focus on French president's love life rather than the EU

Why French tolerate trysts, but are up in arms over gay sex

Talking Point Thu 30 Jan, AT 10:43

France was unfussed by Hollande's infidelity, but issue of same-sex relationships is a 'battleground'

Valerie Trierweiler

Trierweiler 'spirited' to India after Hollande confirms split

One-Minute Read Mon 27 Jan, AT 09:00

President may have to pay out compensation for his ex-girlfriend's humiliation and loss of earnings

Nicolas Sarkozy is on comeback trail says Chirac's wife

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Jan, AT 10:43

Bernadette Chirac gives strongest indication to date that France's ex-president wants his old job back

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