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Sarkozy Thinks UK Public Should Not Get ‘Brexit’ Referendum Chance

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that a national referendum on the so-called Brexit is an inappropriate measure to deal with the issue of the United Kingdom staying in or leaving the European Union.

French National Assembly Votes (Sorta) To Finally Kill Its Three Strikes Hadopi Program

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Remember Hadopi? Back when the legacy copyright players were totally focused on kicking individuals off the internet via a "three strikes" program, France and its former President Nicolas Sarkozy, married to a musician, was the first...Show More Summary

Sarkozy’s Wife Holds Off Release of New Album Due to Upcoming Election

French singer Carla Bruni decided to postpone the release of her new album to avoid interfering with the political career of her husband, Nicolas Sarkozy, whose party is getting ready for next year’s presidential election, the Atlantico news website reported.

Sarkozy Wants to Bring Russia, Turkey Into 'Extended' Version of Europe

It’s time to reform the European Union (EU) by bringing in both Russia and Turkey into a new, “extended” version of the continent, Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said, according to the French political weekly magazine Le Po...

Top French court rules wiretaps on Sarkozy admissible

PARIS (Reuters) - France's top appeals court ruled on Tuesday that wiretaps on former President Nicolas Sarkozy were legal and admissible as evidence, opening the way for him to stand trial for alleged corruption in a blow to his hopes of a presidential comeback.

Sarkozy: ‘No Place for Turkey in EU, Russia More European’

The prospect of Turkey joining the European Union makes no sense, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said in an interview with iTele TV channel.

Obama blasts Cameron, Sarkozy for Libya ‘mess’

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron are partly to blame for the current “mess” in Libya, US President Barack Obama has said in comments likely to upset two of his country’s closest allies. In an extensive interview with The Atlantic magazine published Thursday, President Obama discussed the conditions surrounding the […]

Former Sarkozy protegee launches bid for French presidential primaries

PARIS (Reuters) - Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, a former campaign spokeswoman of ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy, on Tuesday joined an already crowded race for the center-right's presidential nomination in a primary due in Novembe...

Sarkozy Calls on France to 'Change President, Lift Anti-Russian Sanctions'

During a meeting with French farmers at the International Agricultural Show in Paris, France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who is planning to run for presidential elections in 2017, criticized the actions of his successor, Francois Hollande, French newspaper Le Monde reported.

Former top Sarkozy aide under investigation in polls case

PARIS (Reuters) - A former top aide to Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under judicial investigation on Tuesday over opinion polls paid for with public funds - one of several alleged scandals that could imperil the French ex-president's hopes of a political comeback.

French Presidential Hopeful Sarkozy's Past Comes Back to Bite Him

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under investigation by the Paris Prosecutor over alleged irregularities in his 2012 re-election campaign finances, in a further blow to his reputation and hopes of running again in 2017.

Sarkozy's woes boost Juppe's election chances, harm Hollande's

PARIS (Reuters) - Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy's latest legal woes could be fatal to his already faltering comeback chances but the paradox is it's not good news for Socialist President Francois Hollande either.

France's Sarkozy In Fresh Legal Setback That Could End Presidential Ambition And Spur Fringe Parties

An investigative judge put former French president Nicolas Sarkozy under formal investigation for over-spending during the 2012 presidential elections, putting a fresh blow to his ambition to run again in 2017 as the probe creates a “confidence gap” that could be too big to overcome. Show More Summary

Ex-French President Sarkozy Investigated Over 2012 Re-Election Financing

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is under formal investigation in an inquiry into the funding of his unsuccessful 2012 re-election campaign. Sarkozy, 61, who was French president between 2007 and 2012, was questioned all day on Tuesday before being told he was under investigation, the BBC reports. Show More Summary

Former French President Sarkozy Under Probe Over Campaign Funding Fraud

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been put under investigation over alleged illegal financing of his failed attempt to win the presidency in 2012, the BFMTV television reported Tuesday.

Ex-French president questioned in campaign fraud case

Nicolas Sarkozy, a conservative positioning to run again next year, may face additional charges amid allegations of fraudulent spending

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is under investigation over campaign finances

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is under investigation over his 2012 campaign finances, Le Figaro reports. On Tuesday Sarkozy arrived for a hearing in Paris in regards to false invoices from PR firm Bygmalion. Bygmalion, which organized some of Sarkozy's 2012 presidential campaign appearances, is suspected of manipulating accounting records. Show More Summary

France's Sarkozy placed under investigation in campaign funding probe - prosecutor

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under investigation on Tuesday in a scandal over irregularities in his 2012 re-election campaign finances, the Paris Prosecutor said, dealing a serious blow to his hopes of running again in 2017.

French ex-president Sarkozy questioned by judges on funding

PARIS (Reuters) - Former conservative French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken for questioning by investigating magistrates on Tuesday about a scandal over excess spending in his unsuccessful 2012 re-election campaign, witnesses s...

Ex-French President Sarkozy Under Fire as Republicans Split Over Policies

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing an uphill struggle in his campaign to stand again for the presidency because of in-fighting within his own party as a fourth politician joined the battle for the Republican presidential ticket.

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