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Sarkozy comeback bid hits turbulence as scandals stack up

Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign to win back the French presidency hit turbulence this week, as a spurned ex-advisor tore into him and a Libyan official claimed late dictator Moamer Kadhafi provided millions towards his 2007 campaign. TheShow More Summary

Sarkozy slips in French Republican presidential race

PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy has lost ground against his main conservative rival in the race for France's Republican party presidential nomination, two polls showed on Wednesday, hurt by legal and political setbacks.

French press review 28 September 2016

Poor job figures bring new setback to President Francois Hollande's re-election plans, while revelations about  Nicolas Sarkozy in a new damning book by his former  political advisor Patrick Buisson could seriously damanage his presidential ambitions.

Hollande to attend funeral of Shimon Peres

French President Francois Hollande will attend the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres. His predecessor and presidential hopeful in 2017, Nicolas Sarkozy, will also attend.

Sarkozy would offer UK new EU treaty if he wins French presidency: FT

(Reuters) - French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy said on Tuesday he would offer Britain a chance to reverse its Brexit vote by negotiating a new treaty for the European Union with Germany, if he wins presidency in 2017, the Financial Times reported.

New tell-all book reveals Sarkozy’s affinity for French far right

A new book by a former Elysée Palace advisor threatens to tarnish Nicolas Sarkozy’s image as the conservative politician seeks to reclaim France’s highest office in presidential elections next year.

Centrist Bayrou trips up Sarkozy at start of presidential race

Centrist politician François Bayrou on Sunday said he would run as a candidate in France’s presidential election next year if Nicolas Sarkozy won the right-wing Les Républicains party nomination, in a new affront to the former president.

French prime minister calls Sarkozy out for ‘Gaulish ancestry’ comments

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls responded late on Thursday to former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s controversial comments earlier this week on the country’s Gaulish ancestry, stating that France was stronger because of its diversit...

Fact check: Sarkozy’s take on the Calais migrant situation

Hoping to be nominated by his centre-right party for next year’s presidential election, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy visited Calais this week, where he decried the current government’s “absence of authority” over the migrant situation.

No, Nicolas Sarkozy, not all French people share the same roots | Christelle Oyiri

The former president’s comments about white ancestry are widely shared. We people of colour must fight this colonial revisionism “If you want to become French, you speak French, you live like the French. We will no longer settle forShow More Summary

Non, the Gauls are the not real ancestors of the French

Nicolas Sarkozy reckons the real ancestors of France were the Gauls, but historians have lined up to put him in his place.

Sarkozy, six others confirmed for French rightwing primary

Seven candidates including ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy were confirmed Wednesday to contest the rightwing primary for France's presidential election next year, officials said. Sarkozy's main rival will be popular former premier Alain...Show More Summary

List of candidates for French right-wing presidential primary unveiled

Election authorities on Wednesday unveiled a list of seven candidates competing for France’s conservative presidential nomination, a race that is widely expected to become a duel between ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé.

Race officially opens to be the next president of France

France's presidential race accelerates on Wednesday as the candidates vying for the conservative nomination, including ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and favourite Alain Juppé, officially open their campaigns to try to win back the Elysee Palace.

Sarkozy, Juppe seek nomination that could decide French election

France's presidential race accelerates on Wednesday as the candidates vying for the conservative nomination, including ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, are confirmed in the campaign to try to win back the Elysee Palace. The stakes are high...Show More Summary

'Your ancestors were Gauls,' France's Sarkozy tells migrants

PARIS (Reuters) - Conservative presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy has said immigrants granted French citizenship should know "their ancestors are the Gauls", a pitch to woo voters away from the far right National Front.

France’s Sarkozy trumpets ‘Gaulish ancestry’ as he chases far-right votes

Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday declared that when someone becomes French his or her “ancestors are the Gauls” as right-wing presidential candidate stepped up his criticism of immigrants and minorities on the campaign trail.

Sarkozy says immigrants should 'live like the French'

French Presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy said that once immigrants are granted citizenship in France they "should live like the French". Speaking at a public meeting in the northern Paris suburb of Franconville, the outspoken former...Show More Summary

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