French elections

Valerie Trierweiler, Francois Hollande companion

Valerie Trierweiler regrets anti-Segolene Royal tweet

One-Minute Read
Thu 21 Jun, AT 10:13

French first lady apologises after expressing support for Segolene Royal's rival in recent election

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

Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

Nine women who might benefit from Hollande's Cabinet promise

Tue 15 May, AT 11:50

Can the new French President really assemble a Cabinet that is 50 per cent female?

Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy's humiliation: what the French papers are saying

First Reaction
Mon 23 Apr, AT 13:56

Hollande will be the next president – but Marine Le Pen is now a force to be reckoned with


Francois Hollande: win gives Miliband chance to push Plan B

Mon 7 May, AT 09:45
The Mole

French result presents Labour with a political opportunity, but there are dangers too

Carlo Ancelotti swaps French football for French politics

One-Minute Read
Sun 29 Apr, AT 14:03

Paris Saint-Germain coach returns fire in war with presidential candidate Francois Hollande

Francois Hollande

Hollande beats Sarkozy, but one in five vote for Le Pen

First Reaction
Mon 23 Apr, AT 09:20

French president looks certain to lose his job as NF leaders tells her supporters not to back him

Nicolas Sarkozy

Least popular French president ever - but Sarkozy won’t give up

First Post
Tue 17 Apr, AT 08:01

With five days to go before first-round vote, French election has developed into a slanging match

Baby says "non!" to French presidential candidates

Baby’s ‘non!’ to all French presidential candidates strikes chord

Thu 29 Mar, AT 15:00

Charlotte says no to Sarkozy, Hollande and Le Pen as political apathy gets cute