Nicolas Sarkozy

The rise and fall of Nicolas Sarkozy
Nicolas Sarkozy arrives at court for the verdict of his trial for corruption
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The rise and fall of Nicolas Sarkozy

Former French president sentenced to jail after being convicted of attempted bribery
2 Mar 2021
Sarkozy faces formal investigation
Sarkozy and Gaddafi
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Sarkozy faces formal investigation

Former French president denies allegations of illegal Libyan funding
22 Mar 2018
Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over Gaddafi funding probe
Sarkozy and Gaddafi
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Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over Gaddafi funding probe

Former French president’s 2007 campaign allegedly financed by Libyan dictator
20 Mar 2018
French elections: Francois Fillon wins conservative primary
Candidate for the right-wing Les Republicains (LR) party primaries ahead of the 2017 presidential election and former French prime minister, Francois Fillon (C) speaks to the press during a v
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French elections: Francois Fillon wins conservative primary

Centre-right candidate expected to face National Front leader Marine Le Pen in next year's presidential campaign
28 Nov 2016
Sarkozy must lay off the bling if he’s to return a hero
Carla Bruni with Nicolas Sarkozy
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Sarkozy must lay off the bling if he’s to return a hero

With Marine Le Pen threatening to beat Hollande, John Gaffney gives a cautious welcome to Sarkozy
22 Sep 2014
Le Pen does it again: 'Ebola virus to wipe out immigrants'
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Le Pen does it again: 'Ebola virus to wipe out immigrants'

Has France's Front National really changed? Or does Jean-Marie Le Pen speak for its members?
22 May 2014
Sarkozy in 'rage' over secret tapes of him and Carla
Nicolas Sarkozy
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Sarkozy in 'rage' over secret tapes of him and Carla

Sarkoleaks: Bruni mocked French president about his salary, while adviser called him 'the dwarf'
6 Mar 2014

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FRANCE: IMF's reputation takes another blow
Christine LaGarde
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FRANCE: IMF's reputation takes another blow

Christine Lagarde's appointment was meant to bring a fragrant new era post-DSK. What went wrong?
21 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 4 Jul 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 4 Jul 2012

4 Jul 2012
Carla Bruni resumes her music career as Sarkozy bows out
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Carla Bruni resumes her music career as Sarkozy bows out

Will former French first lady steal the limelight from her replacement Valerie Trierweiler?
8 May 2012
FRANCE: Valerie Trierweiler - NOT the new Carla Bruni
Valerie Trierweiler, Francois Hollande companion
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FRANCE: Valerie Trierweiler - NOT the new Carla Bruni

Francois Hollande's 'companion' will make headlines like Bruni - but for different reasons
7 May 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 23 Apr 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 23 Apr 2012

23 Apr 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 1 Sep 2011
George Clooney Venice Film Festival
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 1 Sep 2011

1 Sep 2011
France and Britain find unity in
Sarkozy and Brown
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France and Britain find unity in

But there's no sign of the US following suit, despite polls showing anger at bank execs
11 Dec 2009