(Paul Mirengoff) In The Leopard, his great novel of 19th century Sicily, Giuseppe di Lampedusa writes about “that highly profitably grey area of the extreme left of the extreme right. It seems that Francois Hollande, the Socialist President of France, hopes to profit in the area of the extreme right of the extreme left. Show More Summary
When Francois Hollande's inaugural parade was drenched in rain and his plane hit by lightning on the same day, some jokingly wondered whether this was a divine warning of things to come. More than two years on, a deep-set malaise has...Show More Summary
Manuel Valls reshuffles cabinet to silence ministers who openly criticised Socialist President Francois Hollande.
The French government collapsed yesterday when all of President Francois Hollande's ministers resigned over what The Economist called "bitter internal disagreements over economic policy." Precipitated by public comments economic minister...Show More Summary
Description: PARIS, WEDNESDAY: Francois Hollande leaves the Elysee Palace. Details of the president’s alleged affair with the actress Julie Gayet continued to emerge in the French media this week. Credits: Bertrand Guay French president...Show More Summary
President Francois Hollande has been overseeing the creation of his third cabinet in two years. The resignation of his government on Monday was partly due to feuding, personal ambition, and the divisions between centre-left politicians...Show More Summary
By Mark John and Julien Ponthus PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande fine-tuned his third government team in two years on Tuesday, seeking to reconcile pro-growth measures with deficit-reduction after ousting rebel ministers opposed to budgetary rigor. Show More Summary
Francois Hollande is the driving force behind an international conference to consider the terrible bloodletting in different parts of the Middle East which is a good initiative even if such events have a poor track record of chaining anything on the ground. Show More Summary
I don't know that I'd go so far to say it was Paul Krugman-induced, but the French government has been dissolved, primarily because two senior ministers dared speak the unspeakable and criticize Francois Hollande's continued commitment to austerity, in the face of evidence of its failure.
PARIS (AP) — Paris celebrated on Monday the 70th anniversary of its liberation after four years in the grip of the occupying Nazis, with President Francois Hollande saying France now has a moral obligation to answer the call of those under the boot of dictators or barbarism like the Islamic State group that has conquered large swaths of Syria and Iraq.
Île-de-Sein (France) (AFP) - President Francois Hollande led tributes to the French Resistance on Monday, as Paris celebrated the 70th anniversary of its joyful liberation after four long and bitter years of Nazi occupation in World War II. Show More Summary
Economy minister Arnaud Montebourg stepped over the line last weekend criticizing the policies of president Francois Hollande. Some sources report that prime minister Manuel Valls gave Hollande a "him or me" ultimatum, but Valls disputes that claim. Show More Summary
Chris Jackson/PA Wire (Press Association via AP Images) German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets President Francois Hollande of France during an International Ceremony with Heads of State at Sword Beach in Normandy to mark the 70th Anniversary...Show More Summary
PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande is weighing his options after dissolving the government on Monday over open feuding in the Cabinet about how much cutting — or spending — will revive the country's stagnant economy.
Earlier this morning, those expecting an out of control European deflationary tumble got one step closer to their goal when French President Francois Hollande asked his prime minister, who only assumed the post a few short months ago...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know. 1) French Government Resigns. Things haven't been going so great in the Hexagon economically of late, and now President Francois Hollande's governing coalition has resigned after the country's economic minister criticized his growth policies. Show More Summary
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding in his Cabinet over the country's stagnant economy.
By Michael A. Gayed, CFA: "We are near, very near, to an end to the eurozone crisis... The worst - in the sense of the fear of the eurozone breaking up - is over. But the best isn't there yet." - Francois Hollande The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY)...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande has sensationally blamed the British for the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq, according to the Express. He claimed the decision by the House of Commons – encouraged by Labour leader Ed Miliband – to oppose airstrikes on Syria a year ago made the rise of ISIS inevitable. Show More Summary
France was thrown into fresh crisis on Monday after President Francois Hollande told his prime minister to form a new government, following a much-criticised show of insubordination by the country's firebrand economy minister. It isShow More Summary