Cameron’s austerity drive could be blown off course by the fall of his ally in the Élysée A conservative leader laid low by bad judgments and unwise friendships, a socialist geek with no charisma riding high in the polls, and a country growing hostile to wealth and the demands of austerity. Sound familiar? Anyone bored [...]
The British press is jumping on French President Nicolas Sarkozy's apparent "snub" of UK Prime Minister David Cameron. According to the Daily Express, Sarkozy walked "straight past Cameron, choosing to avoid having to shake his hand...
PARIS (Reuters) - Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative UMP party and its allies led in the second and final round of French local elections on Sunday, a BFMTV exit poll by pollsters CSA showed.
President Nicolas Sarkozy's chances of clinging to power were fading two days before France's election runoff after far-right and centrist leaders deserted him, despite polls putting Socialist Francois Hollande's lead narrowing.