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

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…

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

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

Hollande's legitimacy is a crisis that threatens French republic

Thu 14 Nov, AT 09:06 The Conversation

Ecotax riots in Brittany are further evidence of president's lack of grasp, says John Gaffney

Socialism vs football: will French tax hike kill the game?

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Nov, AT 13:52

Francois Hollande is refusing to back down on new tax on the rich, and footballers are angry

Crispin Black

France wakes up to the truth: the US is addicted to spying

Wed 23 Oct, AT 09:08 Crispin Black

How did Americans get away with it for so long? It is possible there’s a traitor inside French intelligence

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