Valerie Trierweiler v Segolene Royal

Valerie Trierweiler slaps down love rival Royal on Twitter

One-Minute Read Tue 12 Jun, AT 15:51

French president's girlfriend undermines his ex-partner with election tweet

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen poised to make far-right dynasty proud

First Post Mon 11 Jun, AT 12:40

The 22-year-old niece of Marine Le Pen is through to the next round in France’s parliamentary elections


Cameron dilemma: euro 'banking union' could force Tobin tax

Thu 7 Jun, AT 10:24 The Mole

PM knows the eurozone needs to form a 'banking union' to escape crisis, but he fears the consequences for the City

Eurozone 'Grexit' meeting

Eurozone 'wants Greece to stay' but countries plan for 'Grexit'

Summary Thu 24 May, AT 07:54

German central bank says a Greek exit would be manageable and eurozone countries are drawing up contingency plans


Cameron, vanquisher of Tory critics, tells Europe to buck up

Thu 17 May, AT 08:57 The Mole

PM will hope for an easy ride on Europe after his loyalists unseated 'bloody rude' Tory critics from 1922 committee


Francois Hollande is no radical - but he can't tell the French that

Opinion digest Wed 16 May, AT 10:55

Opinion digest: the new French President, Tory complacency and problem drinking

Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande

D'oh! An awkward first date for HoMer (that's Hollande and Merkel)

First Reaction Wed 16 May, AT 08:52

Commentators find Francois Hollande's first meeting with Angela Merkel lacked spark - despite a lightning strike

Valerie Trierweiler

Has Valerie Trierweiler already started trash talking Carla Bruni?

One-Minute Read Thu 10 May, AT 15:01

French first lady says she will not be a 'trophy wife'. Who could she be referring to?