With Marine Le Pen threatening to beat Hollande, John Gaffney gives a cautious welcome to Sarkozy
New poll suggests Front National leader Marine Le Pen would knock out socialists in first round
In new leak, Nicolas Sarkozy allegedly promises to secure Monaco job for judge
Has France's Front National really changed? Or does Jean-Marie Le Pen speak for its members?
Sarkoleaks: Bruni mocked French president about his salary, while adviser called him 'the dwarf'
Bernadette Chirac gives strongest indication to date that France's ex-president wants his old job back
Prospect of a winter World Cup gets closer, but fans want Qatar stripped of tournament
Employees facing massive job cuts say singer shouldn't have got free flight to promote her new album
Ex-President 'in state of incomprehension' at court's decision – but he faces up to three years' jail if guilty
Christine Lagarde's appointment was meant to bring a fragrant new era post-DSK. What went wrong?
From the Sunday papers: from Bruni’s ‘absolutely sensual’ breastfeeding to civil servants’ gay sex failure
Row between Socialist government and Indian tycoon resurrects fears of widespread French nationalisation
New book claims French First Lady carried on two affairs at the same time while she was married
From the Sunday papers: from Jimmy Savile abuse allegations to John Inverdale in tears
Last time Hollande visited London, Cameron snubbed him. This time he sensibly rolled out the red carpet
Former French president investigated over alleged acceptance of cash stuffed in envelopes
From the Sunday papers: husband’s tale, Tom Cruise’s unlucky number and Tony Blair in denial
President Hollande's ex, Segolene Royal, fails in bid to become MP, but French voters back anti-austerity Socialists
IMF boss provokes fury on social media after attack on 'people in Greece trying to escape tax'