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
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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 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 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...
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.
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
Nicolas Sarkozy reckons the real ancestors of France were the Gauls, but historians have lined up to put him in his place.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Former French president says he wants to be 'the voice of the silent majority'
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