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#Francois Hollande

# francois-hollande - Saturday 29 April, 2017

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

Apr 29th 2017, 2:55 PM 33,150 Views 198 Comments

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

# francois-hollande - Monday 6 March, 2017

Threat of a far-right French presidency is real 'but France will not give in', says Hollande
# Standing Firm
# Standing Firm

Threat of a far-right French presidency is real 'but France will not give in', says Hollande

Mar 6th 2017, 12:16 PM 6,611 Views 29 Comments

Alain Juppe ruled himself out as a candidate today.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

French policeman injures two after accidentally firing weapon at presidential appearance
# Oops
# Oops

French policeman injures two after accidentally firing weapon at presidential appearance

Feb 28th 2017, 6:51 PM 11,536 Views 29 Comments

Hollande continued his speech after the incident, witnesses said.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 1 December, 2016

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election
# Unpopular
# Unpopular

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election

Dec 1st 2016, 7:59 PM 7,560 Views 42 Comments

His popularity had hit rock bottom after a term in office marked by terror attacks, high unemployment and embarrassing revelations about his private life.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success

Oct 29th 2016, 2:46 PM 12,579 Views 28 Comments

The French president said there were no incidents “from start to finish”, when police moved in to evacuate people from the camp.

# francois-hollande - Monday 22 August, 2016

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain
# We're Grand
# We're Grand

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain

Aug 22nd 2016, 8:43 PM 17,602 Views 114 Comments

Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.

# francois-hollande - Monday 25 July, 2016

Nice attack: Policewoman claims minister pressured her into changing her report
# Bastille Day
# Bastille Day

Nice attack: Policewoman claims minister pressured her into changing her report

Jul 25th 2016, 12:01 PM 31,009 Views 22 Comments

The 14 July Bastille Day celebrations saw 84 people killed when a man rammed a lorry into the crowd.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 21 July, 2016

President Hollande recognises Ireland is a "special" case in Brexit talks
# Bonjour
# Bonjour

President Hollande recognises Ireland is a "special" case in Brexit talks

Jul 21st 2016, 1:00 PM 30,991 Views 80 Comments

The French president said the sooner Britain triggers Brexit the better.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

France has voted to extend its state of emergency
# State We're In
# State We're In

France has voted to extend its state of emergency

Jul 20th 2016, 8:16 AM 9,433 Views 86 Comments

The decision to extend the national state by six months comes in the wake of last Thursday’s terror attack in Nice.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

French president's personal hairdresser paid almost €10,000 a month
# Coiffeurgate
# Coiffeurgate

French president's personal hairdresser paid almost €10,000 a month

Jul 13th 2016, 7:55 PM 27,903 Views 83 Comments

Socialist politician Francois Hollande has come in for heavy criticism on social media.

# francois-hollande - Friday 27 May, 2016

Violent protests in Paris see police fire tear gas just two weeks ahead of Euro 2016
# Civil Unrest
# Civil Unrest

Violent protests in Paris see police fire tear gas just two weeks ahead of Euro 2016

May 27th 2016, 8:19 AM 14,824 Views 96 Comments

French workers are objecting to new labour laws.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded
# How It Unfolded
# How It Unfolded

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:20 PM 19,884 Views 23 Comments

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"
# Behind Bars
# Behind Bars

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"

Mar 20th 2016, 8:33 AM 11,915 Views 0 Comments

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind
# Captive
# Captive

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind

Mar 19th 2016, 7:00 PM 45,215 Views 58 Comments

Salah Abdeslam was arrested yesterday following a shootout in Molenbeek, Belgium.

# francois-hollande - Monday 4 January, 2016

Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover features God with a gun
# Je Suis Charlie
# Je Suis Charlie

Charlie Hebdo anniversary cover features God with a gun

Jan 4th 2016, 8:43 AM 12,851 Views 33 Comments

“The assassin is still out there.”

# francois-hollande - Monday 30 November, 2015

Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness'
# Paris
# Paris

Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness'

Nov 30th 2015, 7:57 AM 5,932 Views 19 Comments

World leaders are flocking to the scene of floral tributes left outside the Bataclan.

# francois-hollande - Friday 27 November, 2015

Putin: Turkey's claims it didn't know downed jet was Russian are rubbish
# Shot Down
# Shot Down

Putin: Turkey's claims it didn't know downed jet was Russian are rubbish

Nov 27th 2015, 7:54 AM 11,628 Views 134 Comments

“The planes have identification signs and these are well visible,” Putin said.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria
# France
# France

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria

Nov 17th 2015, 6:59 AM 21,684 Views 84 Comments

Meanwhile, the hunt for Salah Abdeslam continues.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 4 October, 2015

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms

Oct 4th 2015, 1:35 PM 31,263 Views 9 Comments

President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 27 September, 2015

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State
# Syria
# Syria

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Sep 27th 2015, 10:23 AM 21,701 Views 124 Comments

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 1 August, 2015

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours
# Crisis
# Crisis

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

Aug 1st 2015, 12:54 PM 13,025 Views 87 Comments

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

# francois-hollande - Friday 3 July, 2015

It's Julian Assange's birthday and he's spending it arguing with the Republic of France
# Bon Anniversaire
# Bon Anniversaire

It's Julian Assange's birthday and he's spending it arguing with the Republic of France

Jul 3rd 2015, 3:16 PM 9,825 Views 16 Comments

France have denied him political asylum but the activist claims he never asked for it in the first place.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 27 June, 2015

French gas factory attacker described as 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

French gas factory attacker described as 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'

Jun 27th 2015, 10:44 AM 13,245 Views 41 Comments

The French Prime Minister warned the country faces further attacks.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A fateful Paris shopping trip, and the death that rocked France
# Clement Meric
# Clement Meric

A fateful Paris shopping trip, and the death that rocked France

May 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 51,933 Views 30 Comments

18-year-old anti-fascist college student Clément Meric was killed on the streets of Paris two years ago.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?

Apr 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,163 Views 23 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.

# francois-hollande - Monday 30 March, 2015

France's left-wing government just got a major slap in the face
# Merde
# Merde

France's left-wing government just got a major slap in the face

Mar 30th 2015, 12:16 PM 14,293 Views 89 Comments

It comes as the country’s far-right movement grows in power.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks
# La Marseillaise
# La Marseillaise

Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks

Jan 13th 2015, 4:39 PM 21,011 Views 82 Comments

It’s the first time the national anthem has been sung in parliament since 1918.

A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped Angela Merkel out of this Charlie Hebdo march
# Disappearing Act
# Disappearing Act

A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped Angela Merkel out of this Charlie Hebdo march

Jan 13th 2015, 9:15 AM 40,294 Views 116 Comments

Now you see her, now you don’t.

# francois-hollande - Monday 12 January, 2015

White House: 'We should have sent someone more important to Paris march'
# Charlie Hebdo
# Charlie Hebdo

White House: 'We should have sent someone more important to Paris march'

Jan 12th 2015, 7:23 PM 28,305 Views 67 Comments

Security arrangements prevented Obama from attending.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Pictures: Around the world a moment's silence is held for the 12 killed in Charlie Hebdo attacks
# JeSuisCharlie
# JeSuisCharlie

Pictures: Around the world a moment's silence is held for the 12 killed in Charlie Hebdo attacks

Jan 8th 2015, 11:00 PM 13,825 Views 45 Comments

The silence took place this morning at 11am to show solidarity with the people of France.

# francois-hollande - Friday 26 December, 2014

Gerry Adams and Francois Hollande both got puppies for Christmas
# Alsatian Once Again
# Alsatian Once Again

Gerry Adams and Francois Hollande both got puppies for Christmas

Dec 26th 2014, 1:08 PM 15,885 Views 34 Comments

But how will this play in the polls?

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

"I had forgotten what it is like to be free. I will never forget it again."
# Free Man
# Free Man

"I had forgotten what it is like to be free. I will never forget it again."

Dec 10th 2014, 7:00 PM 16,821 Views 10 Comments

French hostage released after three years under Islamist militants.

# francois-hollande - Friday 19 September, 2014

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State...
# Iraq
# Iraq

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State...

Sep 19th 2014, 2:43 PM 9,081 Views 57 Comments

… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Point of no return?... EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine
# Escalation
# Escalation

Point of no return?... EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine

Aug 30th 2014, 1:14 PM 13,475 Views 219 Comments

Leaders meeting in Brussels are likely to boost sanctions against Moscow. “Europe has to act,” France’s Francois Hollande said today.

# francois-hollande - Monday 25 August, 2014

French government collapses after row over economic policy
# France
# France

French government collapses after row over economic policy

Aug 25th 2014, 9:05 AM 17,009 Views 81 Comments

President Francois Hollande has asked his prime minister to form a new government.

# francois-hollande - Friday 25 July, 2014

'No survivors' from Air Algerie crash over Mali --- French President
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'No survivors' from Air Algerie crash over Mali --- French President

Jul 25th 2014, 3:41 PM 9,105 Views 9 Comments

The wreckage of the plane has been located 50km north of the Burkina Faso border in Mali’s Gossi region.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk
# Offensive
# Offensive

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

Jul 9th 2014, 7:46 PM 5,970 Views 31 Comments

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Fine Gael say Sinn Féin's economics were 'disastrous' in France. Were they? Here are the facts...
# Case Study
# Case Study

Fine Gael say Sinn Féin's economics were 'disastrous' in France. Were they? Here are the facts...

Jun 15th 2014, 8:16 AM 20,486 Views 127 Comments

‘Wealth tax’, ‘higher income tax rate’, Hollande tried that didn’t he? Well sort of…

# francois-hollande - Friday 6 June, 2014

Ceasefire call sparks hope for peace in south-eastern Ukraine
# Poroshenko
# Poroshenko

Ceasefire call sparks hope for peace in south-eastern Ukraine

Jun 6th 2014, 6:39 PM 5,053 Views 45 Comments

Both Russian and Ukrainian leaders have jointly called for an end to violence in the region.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Jewish community in Belgium on high alert after attack that left four dead
# Shooting
# Shooting

Jewish community in Belgium on high alert after attack that left four dead

May 25th 2014, 3:12 PM 6,912 Views 30 Comments

A fourth person has died in hospital after the attack yesterday on the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

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