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If Nicolas Sarkozy is toppled, the tremors will shake Downing Street too

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 [...]
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