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Why French Women Are Embracing New First Lady Valérie Trierweiler’s Style Over Carla Bruni’s

PARIS–This past weekend, France didn’t only elect socialist François Hollande as its new president; the country also welcomed a first lady diametrically opposed to Carla Bruni. Please meet Valérie Trierweiler, described by the French press “a normal woman.” A 47-year-old journalist sans Botox, divorced with three children, she is not François’s new wife but long-term girlfriend–a definite novelty for the Elysée (France’s equivalent of the White House).
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France’s Frenzy over the Discourse of Decline

News : News Desk (3 days ago)

French booksellers have had to contend with a furious game of one-upmanship in the genre of scandalous bestsellers this fall. Parisians thought that the vengeful memoir by President François Hollande’s ex-girlfriend Valérie Trierwei... Read Post

Sarkozy Defeat Prompts Euro Death Watch, Carla Bruni Reported "Disheveled"

News : Reason (3 years ago)

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's action-packed six-year term has ended in defeat at the hands of Socialist challenger François Hollande. Hollande, who ran on pledges to raise income taxes, ook a little less than 52 percent to Sark... Read Post

Nicolas Sarkozy accuses François Hollande of slander in French presidential election debate

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Ahead of the second round of voting on May 6, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist frontrunner François Hollande trade barbs in a live election debate watched by millions. A televised debate between France's presidential e... Read Post


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