Nicolas Sarkozy says gays “humiliate” the traditional family. His first, second, and third wives were not available for comment. — Gabe Ortíz (@TUSK81) September 22, 2014 Emily Tamkin furrows her brow at the former French president’s return to the political scene: One might think that given [his] particularly expansive marital history, Sarkozy would decline to […]
Nicolas Sarkozy, who stepped down from his post as president of France in 2012, is perhaps best known in the United States as being the husband of singer/model/Woody Allen muse Carla Bruni. This weekend, he sat down for a 45-minute interview on French television to announce his reentry into political life.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced a surprise return to frontline politics on Friday in what is widely being seen as a first step towards a run at the 2017 presidential election. The move reverses his pledge to leave politics after losing to socialist Francois Hollande in t he 2012 presidential race. Show More Summary
In his first television interview since announcing his intention to return to politics, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted President François Hollande's socialist government and its policies - including its legalization of gay marriage last year. The Connexion reports: Mr...
Arrogance cost former French president Nicolas Sarkozy the election in 2012.Judging from statements he made today, he's just as arrogant, if not more so today. He even brags of a bigger Facebook audience than Francois Hollande and his...Show More Summary
Nicolas Sarkozy, who in 2012 became the first incumbent French president to fail to secure a second term since 1981, announced today that he will seek to lead his party, the conservative Union for a Popular Movement, in what is seen as the first step toward a presidential campaign in 2017. Show More Summary
France is abuzz with the rumor that former center-right French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to re-enter public life. Could the era of the chill bros be over already? The
On Sept. 15, 2011, Nicolas Sarkozy, then the president of France, addressed a crowd in Tripoli, Libya. "France, Great Britain, Europe, will always stand by the side of the Libyan people," he said, to cheers. Almost four years later, Libya is in trouble again and a new French president is calling on the international community to act. […]
Christine Lagarde said the allegations of "simple negligence" stem from her days as finance minister under former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
The Sunday Times carried a funny story the other day about the increasingly bitter dispute in French politics between former President Nicolas Sarkozy and his socialist successor, Francois Hollande. If the newspaper claims are to beShow More Summary
The stock of companies whose top executives or major shareholders were friends of Nicolas Sarkozy outperformed other firms’ stock by 3% after Sarkozy’s election as president of France.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taped offering to get a judge a choice gig in return for information about one of six corruption investigations into him, according to a Paris newspaper.
Paul Bismuth is a real estate developer in Israel who happened to go to high school with Sarkozy's lawyer. When prosecutors investigating corruption wiretapped Sarkozy's phone, Sarkozy adopted the alias.
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused France’s justice system of trying to “humiliate” and “destroy” him, after he was charged in a corruption probe that could spell trouble for his future political ambitions.
France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and influence peddling, French prosecutors said Wednesday, a dramatic move in a criminal probe that could wreck his hopes of a political comeback. The decision...Show More Summary
Police are looking into whether the ex-president of France received illegal campaign donations from L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and Libyan tyrant Moammar Gadhafi; Facebook has been manipulating users all along it seems; meanwhile, scientists have discovered a human protein can clean drinking water. Show More Summary
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions he tried to use his influence to thwart an investigation of his 2007 election campaign, the prosecutor's office said.
After 15 hours of questioning yesterday, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy emerged as the star of his very own formal investigation into allegations that he peddled influence. It's a staggering turn of events Le Figaro calls a "shock wave," and an unprecedented one for a former French president, notes the...
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, his lawyer and a magistrate are facing preliminary charges in a corruption investigation linked to allegations that he took 50 million euros ($67 million) in illegal campaign funds from Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, after a night of questioning by judicial officials.
Credits: Getty Images Alt Text: Nicolas Sarkozy Ex-French president's hopes for a return to office derailed by arrest and questioning One-Minute Read Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:39am Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes of staging...Show More Summary