French President Francois Hollande’s approval rating has hit a new low of 12 percent, less than a year before the nation votes for a new president, a fresh poll revealed.
With the UK Parliament sovereign, and Sinn Féin’s calls for a border poll dismissed as an unwelcome distraction, quite where the “very special place” Martin McGuinness thinks Northern Ireland is in isn’t entirely clear. Nor whom he thinks he can press that “case” with in his attempt to ignore the UK-wide referendum result. He should remember, however, that neither he more...
Bloomberg: Hollande Takes Aim at City of London in Euro Clearing Threat. (video) The City of London is facing the first direct threat to its role as Europe’s dominant financial center as French President Francois Hollande takes aim at a key pillar of the U.K. Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande ruled out on Wednesday that any decision regarding Scotland would take place ahead of the formal negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom on Brexit.
There is no sense in putting an end to France's border agreement with the United Kingdom, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday.
Prosecutors in Paris charged Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with corruption earlier this month, an anti-corruption group said Tuesday. Rifaat al-Assad, who was Syria’s vice president in the 1980s, was...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had a message for Britain on Tuesday. He delivered it in French. With the impending British exit from the European Union, the polyglot Babel that has 24 official languages may soon strike English off the list, according to officials here, who note the change with a mixture of sadness and […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi have agreed that no talks will be held with the United Kingdom on leaving the European Union until the British government invokes...Show More Summary
On Sunday, amid the fallout of the British vote to leave the EU, former French President Nikolas Sarkozy, the leader of the center-right Republicans party, proposed a French referendum on a new European Treaty. Meanwhile, former Sarkozy cabinet minister and Republicans' member Alain Juppe seemed to suggest that such a move would be 'irresponsible'.
French President Francois Hollande has refused to hold a referendum on the EU in France, but Nicolas Sarkozy has urged a referendum on a new EU Treaty, French newspaper Le Monde reported.
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif told French president Francois Hollande that Iran has no problems seeing Lebanon without a president and slammed claims of an Iranian intervention in Lebanon’s controversial presidential election and said that Iran is “against foreign interference,” Al-Hayat daily reported on Saturday. Show More Summary
The United Kingdom should finalize all formal procedures to leave the European Union as soon as possible, the French government spokesman quoted President Francois Hollande as saying Friday.
Europe cannot function as before and has to rebuild after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday.
France regrets the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union, though Paris respects the UK nationals' choice, French President Francois Hollande said Friday.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker must view the outcome of the UK referendum on EU membership as rejection of his authority, French member of the European Parliament Edouard Ferrand told Sputnik on Friday.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of an EU summit on Tuesday following Britain's referendum on its EU membership, France's European affairs minister said.
French President François Hollande will be eliminated in the first round of France’s next election, regardless of which candidates rival political parties pick to face him, according to a poll and reported by news magazine Les Echos. Hollande’s...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande will visit Germany next week to work on joint initiatives for the European Union, whatever the outcome of Thursday's British referendum is, the French leader said on Wednesday.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for a fundamental rethink on the European Union project whatever the outcome of Britain's In-Out referendum on its membership of Europe on June 23.