After nearly a year in captivity in Syria, an unknown group released four French journalists on Friday, the Associated Press reports. President Francois Hollande's office said he felt "immense relief" and that the four men — Edourard...Show More Summary
(PARIS) — The French president’s top adviser resigned Friday following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to the already unpopular Francois Hollande. Aquilino Morelle —Hollande’s political adviser and head of his communication staff — had denied allegations by the news website Mediapart that he worked for the government pharmaceutical regulator…
President Francois Hollande has put in place a new French government led by Prime Minister Manual Valls. This maneuver has all the hallmarks of shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic. Yes, one has the chilling feel that accidents are waiting to happen. President Hollande's new line up is loaded with contradictions. Show More Summary
In February, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she’s going to talk to the President of France, Francois Hollande, about building a separate communications network for Europe so as to stop data from passing through the U.S. The U.S. Show More Summary
Further compounding president Francois Hollande's problem with the European Commission Rejection of France's Proposal for Deficit Target Leniency, the socialists are in open revolt against new Prime Minister Manuel Valls.The socialists consider Valls as too pro-business. Show More Summary
Francois Hollande's new government is of to a shaky start.The European Commission told Manuel Valls, Hollande's new Prime Minister to "be more like Spain", and impose more austerity to meet deficit targets. The irony of course is that Spain has failed at least three times to meet repeatedly watered-down deficit targets. Show More Summary
After annoying the socialists with the appointment of right-winger Manuel Valls as his new prime minister, French president Francois Hollande went the other way by expanding the role of extreme left-winger and state interventionist Arnaud Montebourg.Please consider Hollande boosts left in cabinet reshuffle. Show More Summary
Credits: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images Hatchets are buried, the music chairs resume, and there's even talk that Julie Gayet will soon be gone Column Nigel Horne Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 3:24pm PRESIDENT Francois Hollande's 'revolving girls' policy has come full circle. Show More Summary
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has approved a new Cabinet that includes his ex-companion Segolene Royal as minister of environment and energy. The new government was named Wednesday after discussions between new Prime...Show More Summary
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has approved a new Cabinet that includes his ex-companion Segolene Royal as minister of environment and energy.
Francois Hollande launched what he has billed as a fresh start to his unpopular 22-month-old presidency on Tuesday, as new prime minister Manuel Valls took up his post and set about forming a reshuffled government. The 51-year-old centrist,...Show More Summary
In most cases, the humiliation of French socialist President Francois Hollande in Sunday’s final round of national local elections could mean nothing but joy for the eurosceptics among Britain's Conservatives. The euro-enthusiast Hollande has been battered by Marine LePen’s anti-EU National Front and defeated by Nicholas Sarkozy’s centre-right UMP. Show More Summary
(PARIS) — France’s president has named 51-year-old Socialist Manuel Valls as the country’s new prime minister. In a prerecorded televised speech, Francois Hollande said Valls, the former interior minister, would lead a “combative government.” Hollande admitted “it’s time to start a new stage,” just 24 hours after his Socialists suffered heavy losses in nationwide municipal…
France’s government resigned Monday and President Francois Hollande was expected to name a new prime minister, just 24 hours after his Socialists suffered heavy losses in nationwide municipal elections.
(PARIS) — France’s government has resigned ahead of a reshuffle that comes 24 hours after President Francois Hollande’s Socialists suffered losses in nationwide municipal elections seen as a referendum on his leadership. Disappointment...Show More Summary
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Anne Hidalgo of France’s Socialist Party, the same party as France’s president, Francois Hollande, won her race, even as the party didn’t do well in many other municipal elections. The Spanish-born Hidalgo, 54, who defeated her rival in a tight second-round vote, will take over City Hall from her mentor, popular Mayor Bertrand Delanoe, who […]
French pollsters said the governing Socialists lost ground to the conservative right in municipal elections today that are seen as a referendum on embattled President Francois Hollande and certain to lead to a government shakeup. Estimates showed the anti-immigration far right adding several towns to its victory bucket after a...
A French court ordered Closer magazine on Thursday to pay actress Julie Gayet $20,000 euros for publishing photos that revealed an affair between her and President Francois Hollande.
PARIS (Reuters) - A French court ordered Closer magazine on Thursday to pay actress Julie Gayet 15,000 euros ($20,700) for publishing photos that revealed an affair between her and President Francois Hollande, her lawyer told Reuter...