Former president’s wife, Carla Bruni, posts message of support on Instagram, while son chimes in on Facebook The former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy became a figure of fun for some when he was eliminated in the first round of his party’s presidential primaries on Sunday. Show More Summary
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his bid for another term after coming in third in the primaries of his centre-right party Les Républicains. More than any proposals, it was Sarkozy’s track record and style that made him appear too much a risk for party members.
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy suffers humiliating first-round exit in the Republican Presidential primaries with commentators savoring the sweet revenge of the man Sarkozy once described as "Mister Nobody".
The populist trend in politics and uninspiring opponents are working in favour of the National Front leader. But better challengers may be waiting in the wings Nicolas Sarkozy went into the centre-right Republican party’s first ever presidential primary as favourite. Show More Summary
Nicolas Sarkozy isn't going to get a second shot at the French presidency: The former president was unexpectedly defeated in a primary for the center-right Republican party, reports Reuters. After his defeat, Sarkozy endorsed former prime minister Francois Fillon, who will face Alain Juppe, another former PM, in a runoff...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy crashed out of the presidential election on Sunday, suffering a humiliating defeat in the first round of the rightwing primary.
Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday. Nicolas Sarkozy has dropped out of the race to be next French president. Francois Fillon heads into a runoff campaign for France's conservative presidential ticket on Monday as favorite...Show More Summary
Mr. Fillon, a tradition-minded former prime minister, won the first round among the Republicans, advancing to face Alain Juppé and knocking out former President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Former French president and conservative primaries candidate Nicolas Sarkozy formally concedes defeat after losing out to his former prime minister François Fillon and moderate Alain Juppé. In his concession speech Sarkozy congratulates Fillon and Juppé, who will proceed to the second round of voting, and urges French voters to reject extremism. Show More Summary
Nicolas Sarkozy, whose dream of a triumphant return to the French presidency was destroyed at the first hurdle Sunday, failed to shake off a reputation as one of the country's most divisive figures. With tough talk on immigration, security...Show More Summary
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat in the first round of the rightwing presidential primary on Sunday after finishing third behind two former prime ministers. "I did not manage to convince the voters," Sarkozy said...Show More Summary
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat in the race to choose the conservative nominee for next year's presidential election. Former Prime Ministers Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe both outpolled Sarkozy in early returns and stand to advance to the Nov. 27 runoff. In a speech...
Nicolas Sarkozy, whose dream of a triumphant return to the French presidency was destroyed at the first hurdle Sunday, failed to shake off a reputation as one of the country's most divisive figures.
Less than four months after he announced (what he hoped would be) his triumphal return to politics, the hopes of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy have imploded, as a result of a poor showing in today's first presidential primary...Show More Summary
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy refused to answer questions over the allegation that he received millions in campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. The question over the $53 million campaign funds was asked during the final television debate among seven right-wing presidential hopefuls ahead of the first round of their primary. […]
Right-wing candidates for the French presidential election face off in the first round of a US-style primary on Sunday with former president Nicolas Sarkozy and ex-prime minister Alain Juppe fighting to avoid being knocked out by an outsider.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy angrily refused to answer a question on alleged Libyan funding of his 2007 election campaign during the third and final debate ahead of primary elections for the mainstream right's candidate in next year's presidential election. Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential poll cast its shadow over the debate.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday ducked a debate question on fresh claims he received millions in campaign funding from late Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's regime, calling it "disgraceful". "Aren't you ashamed to repeat...Show More Summary
President-elect Trump has made no secret of his plans to pull out of the Paris climate agreement - a move that would have devastating environmental implications. But former French President Nicolas Sarkozy isn't going to take this sort of climate change-repudiating nonsense lying down. Show More Summary
Just days before a crucial French presidential primary, former President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing fresh allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime.