Commentators find Francois Hollande's first meeting with Angela Merkel lacked spark - despite a lightning strike
Can the new French President really assemble a Cabinet that is 50 per cent female?
French first lady says she will not be a 'trophy wife'. Who could she be referring to?
Opinion digest: Shareholder and debt revolts, France's first lady and graceful ageing
Established parties are feeling the heat as economies falter and voters react. Could Italy be next?
After Hollande's victory in France, radical Greeks give a resounding no to austerity
Francois Hollande's 'companion' will make headlines like Bruni - but for different reasons
French result presents Labour with a political opportunity, but there are dangers too
Opinion digest: Heathrow queues, the London elections and the European spring
Paris Saint-Germain coach returns fire in war with presidential candidate Francois Hollande
Opinion Digest: Prime Minister's lack of purpose, Grand Prix politics and angry Europeans
But will crossing the Channel get them off the hook? Hollande plans to renegotiate reciprocal taxation
Euro might survive the exit of Greece or Italy, but the exit of 'the model Europeans' could prove fatal
Socialist is 'not necessary a darling of the financial markets', says analyst
Hollande will be the next president – but Marine Le Pen is now a force to be reckoned with