Sarkozy

Portrait of the week

5 July 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, rang Jean-Claude Juncker to congratulate him on being nominated by EU heads of government…

France's political system is crumbling. What's coming next looks scary

7 June 2014 9:00 am

The desperate state of its politics seems to signal the end of the Republic

A Russian occupation and a veterans' revolt – it's D-Day all over again

7 June 2014 9:00 am

The phrase ‘ring of steel’ hardly begins to describe the operation here in Calvados country as we await the 70th…

François Hollande - all the president's women

18 January 2014 9:00 am

Hollande’s affair demonstrates that the French are becoming more puritanical about monogamy