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France to speed up delivery of arms to the Lebanese Army, PM

Lebanon Prime Minister Tammam Salam  who is in Paris on an official visit said Friday that French President Francois Hollande has ordered  the speeding  up of the  delivery of French arms to the Lebanese Army  which are being paid for by the 3 billion Dollar   Saudi Arabian  grant that was announced about a year ago. Salam made the remark  […]

France Wants to Sedate the Terminally Sick Until Death

2 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

French President calls for "the right to deep, continuous sedation until death" for the terminally ill

Hollande says last French hostage freed

French president says Serge Lazarevic, kidnapped in Mali in 2011, is now a free man.

French President Francois Hollande likened to Borat in photo

The unpopular French president so often derided at home is now being mocked for looking like Borat on a trip to Kazakhstan.

French President Francois Hollande mocked for ‘Borat’ costume

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

French President Francois Hollande has attracted online mockery, and comparisons to the comedy character Borat, after appearing dressed in a traditional Kazakh fur hat and coat in an image posted on social media. Hollande, who was on a visit to the Kazakh capital Asana when the photo was taken,...

French President Hollande makes unexpected visit to Vladimir Putin in Russia

Flying back from Kazakhstan toward Paris, French President Francois Hollande made an impromptu stopover in Moscow on Saturday, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Associated Press reports. The visit makes Hollande...Show More Summary

Hollande discusses Ukraine crisis with Putin

French president tells Russian counterpart in brief meeting to look to future rather than past to help ease tension.

Life Imitating Art? Butt Plug Sales Spike 500 Percent After French President Defends Giant One

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

What’s the biggest butt plug you’ve ever seen? If you happened to be in Paris in October, your answer might be “24 feet.” Artist Paul McCarthy erected a sculpture called “Tree” as part of FIAC, the city’s annual art fair, and his intentions couldn’t have been clearer. Take a look for yourself: After it was inflated, […]

Erotic Public Art Whips Parisians Into Butt Plug Buying Frenzy

Paul McCarthy's Tree is the holiday gift that keeps on giving. First, the massive inflatable butt plug sparked right wing outrage and vandalism ; then, it inspired French president Francois Hollande to pen an impassioned butt plug defense. Now, the giant butt plug is gone, but hundreds of ordinary-sized butt plugs have sprung up in its wake. Read more...

Russia Is Returning to Soviet Military Strategy

French President Francois Hollande has essentially vetoed the transfer of the first Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia. The Elysee Palace announced that Moscow's actions in Ukraine do not create the necessary conditions for the transfer of the warship. Show More Summary

Sarkozy wins back party leadership, but road to French presidential election remains very long

Nicolas Sarkozy took a further step on the road to his political comeback over the weekend, as he won back the leadership of France’s centre-right UMP party. The former French President secured 64.5% of votes in an online survey of UMP...Show More Summary

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Elected Opposition Party Leader

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who has made headlines recently for his call to repeal the country's same-sex marriage law that was passed last year, has been elected as leader of the UMP opposition party. BBC reports: More than 150,000...

Nicolas Sarkozy wins French opposition UMP party vote

``Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been elected head of the opposition UMP, in what is being seen as the start of a new bid for the presidency.'' -- Sarko being dredged up to try to stop Le Pen and keep France in the Euro? (Note that Ghaddafi had to be eliminated for this to be possible... mission accomplished there!)

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy wins leadership of the centre-right UMP

Nicolas Sarkozy has won the leadership of the centre-right UMP party, in a victory widely seen as a first step in a plan to return to the French presidency in 2017. The 59-year-old former president, who announced his political comeback in September after two years in the wings, claimed 64.5 per cent of the votes […]

Ronaldo Hanging out with Nicolas Sarkozy at Paris St Germain Match with Nice

Two-time World Cup winner Ronaldo attended PSG 's game with Nice on Saturday. The Brazilian posted a picture on his Instagram account with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and a subtle hint that there could be a role at the Parc...Show More Summary

Leaked photos prompt Hollande staff shakeup

Five Elysee Palace staff being transferred after photos of French president with actress Julie Gayet appear.

French PM’s Angry Ex Reveals All

4 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

If French President François Hollande hoped Valérie Trierweiler would keep her counsel—and spare his blushes—after the end of their relationship, he was very wrong.

Hollande Puts Delivery Of The Mistral Warship To Russia On Hold

Russian state-owned news service Sputnik News is reporting that French President François Hollande has postponed the sale of Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Moscow. Here's the tweet: BREAKING: Hollande puts delivery of first #Mistral...Show More Summary

France, Australia to help bring home Aboriginal remains held in French public collections

last monthArts : Artdaily

France and Australia agreed Wednesday to work together to help repatriate the remains of Aboriginal people held in French public collections. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and French President Francois Hollande said their nations would open a consultation on how to return the human remains. Show More Summary

'Austerity kills': Thousands rally against French President Hollande in Paris

``They gathered to say ‘no' to austerity and budget cuts, as well as Hollande's policies which have been dictated by EU authorities in Brussels... "These austerity policies consist of massive cuts in social spending and huge tax breaks for big corporations. That's precisely what Hollande promised not to do," a demonstrator told RT.''

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