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#Francois Hollande

# francois-hollande - Monday 7 April, 2014

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

The French President has since released a statement.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

# francois-hollande - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The42 Toulon call for French president Hollande to step in on Laporte row Up The Chain

Toulon call for French president Hollande to step in on Laporte row

Mourad Boudjellal, the Top 14 club’s controversial owner, is at it again.

# francois-hollande - Friday 14 March, 2014

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today

Eamon Gilmore is spending three days in France ahead of St Patrick’s Day.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Obama calls European leaders over Ukraine crisis

The new measures will ‘noticeably affect relations between the international community and Russia’.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?

If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Criminal investigation launched into photo of Hollande's alleged lover

Closer magazine published a photograph of Julie Gayet driving her car, which is considered a private place under French law.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Hollande: "I have ended my partnership with Valerie Trierweiler"

The French President has confirmed he’s parting ways with the country’s de-facto first lady, following revelations about his affair.

# francois-hollande - Friday 24 January, 2014

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit

The French President is due to meet with the Pope for the first time later today amid deep divisions in France over issues like abortion and gay marriage.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?

# francois-hollande - Thursday 16 January, 2014

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande

Julie Gayet is seeking €50,000 in damages for the report. If she wins, Closer will have to publish the legal verdict on its cover page.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

French media criticised for 'undeniable deference' to Francois Hollande over affair claims

Britain’s rowdy media was gleefully awaiting an inquisition over his reported affair with actress Julie Gayet as he arrived to deliver a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Hollande to face media for first time since start of affair controversy

The French president’s private life was thrust into the spotlight last week by media allegations he was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet.

# francois-hollande - Friday 10 January, 2014

French magazine alleges Francois Hollande affair with actress

Hollande has reacted furiously to the allegation but did not deny it.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 29 December, 2013

France finally gets go-ahead for tax on high incomes

French president Francois Hollande had promised the tax in his election campaign but had been stymied by France’s constitutional council.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Two French soldiers killed in Central African Republic

They were the first deaths suffered by French troops since they entered the African nation, an unstable former colony, last week to quell an upsurge in violence.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

US: We never snooped on the French. France: We don't believe you

The US has denied a report that it monitored 70 million phone calls during one month – but French newspaper Le Monde is standing by its story.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Hollande says evidence implicates Assad in chemical attacks

The French President said that everything led to the belief that the regime was responsible for the “unspeakable act”.

# francois-hollande - Monday 15 July, 2013

Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in

Activists hung banners reading “Tricastin: a nuclear accident” and “Francois Hollande: president of a catastrophe?”.

France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished'

“We found a body 10 days ago in northern Mali… we will determine the cause of death and nothing will go unpunished,” French president Francois Hollande said.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap G8

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

# francois-hollande - Monday 17 June, 2013

Caption Competition: What are the G8 leaders chatting about?

Political ties were off the agenda as world leaders had a casual meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier today.

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders G8

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask G8

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

# francois-hollande - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The42 Same-sex marriage protest marrs Nadal's 8th French Open win Roland Garros

Same-sex marriage protest marrs Nadal's 8th French Open win

A masked man invaded the court with a flare in the second of Rafa Nadal’s three-set win over David Ferrer.

# francois-hollande - Friday 7 June, 2013

Francois Hollande confuses Japanese with Chinese on State visit to Japan

The French president made the error on a three-day state visit to Japan.

# francois-hollande - Monday 3 June, 2013

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit Predict A Riot This post contains images

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

# francois-hollande - Monday 27 May, 2013

Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris

293 people were arrested and six people were injured after the major demonstration on the streets of Paris.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 26 May, 2013

French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris

Comparisons have been drawn between the attack and the killing of a British soldier earlier this week.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 18 May, 2013

'Marriage for all' in France as Hollande signs a bill and makes it law

The legislation also legalises gay adoption.

Poll: France has legalised gay marriage, would you welcome it in Ireland today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: France has legalised gay marriage, would you welcome it in Ireland today?

French President Francois Hollande has signed gay marriage into law today, making it the 14th country to do so.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

France wants to tax iPads and iPhones to fund the arts

A report commissioned by the French government has suggested that a four per cent tax could be imposed on the sale of smartphones and tablets to fund artistic and creative ventures.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

France to approve gay marriage but debate to rumble on

The bill to legalise same-sex marriage is expected to be comfortably carried, which will make France the 14th country in the world to legalise marriage equality.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Protesters in final bid to block French gay marriage law

Today’s protest comes just two days ahead of a decisive parliamentary vote that would make France the 14th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 11 April, 2013

French ex-minister 'has to move every two days to escape pressure'

Jerome Cahuzac, who has been charged with tax fraud over an offshore bank account, says he can’t stay in one place for long.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Hollande believes there could be a 'political solution' on Syria in weeks

Hollande reaffirmed that France, like other Western powers, was calling for Assad to step down.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# francois-hollande - Saturday 23 February, 2013

UPDATE: Horsemeat containing harmful drug ‘entered food chain’ in France

Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande has called for compulsory labelling and traceability of meat in processed foods in Europe.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Seven French holidaymakers kidnapped in Cameroon

A family of French citizens, including four children, have been kidnapped by a Nigerian terrorist group suspected to be Boko Haram.