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#Francois Hollande

# francois-hollande - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers

Plus: what’s Ireland’s fastest-growing town – and how much does it cost to rent a parking pace for a civil servant?

Column: Hollande wants to re-negotiate the treaty – but what does that mean for Ireland?

François Hollande has made it clear he is not a fan of the fiscal compact or the stability treaty, writes Eoin O’Malley. Now he seems to be encouraging the Irish to vote No.

# francois-hollande - Friday 27 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Rabbitte insists Francois Hollande will not seek to 'unpick' Fiscal Treaty

The Communications Minister has played down comments made by the French presidential front-runner yesterday about renegotiating the treaty.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Hollande says he would seek to renegotiate Fiscal Treaty if elected

Hollande says he wants the pact to include a financial transaction tax and eurobonds — government bonds jointly issued by all 17 eurozone countries — to finance infrastructure projects.

# francois-hollande - Monday 23 April, 2012

Hollande in the lead ahead of run-off vote with Sarkozy

The big shock of the night was the large chunk of support for the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

# francois-hollande - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Turnout solid in first round of French presidential election

French voters turned out in high numbers to cast ballots in the first round of France’s presidential elections, which will result in two candidates being put forward for the final vote.

L'explainer: The candidates and issues in the French presidential election

France goes to the polls today in the first round of voting for the country’s next president. Can Nicolas Sarkozy secure a second term or will he be replaced in the Élysée? TheJournal.ie looks at the candidates and the issues…

French head to polls to choose next president

The first ballots have been cast.

# francois-hollande - Friday 20 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

French presidential candidates make final push for votes

Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy faces a challenge to hold onto the presidency with polls showing that Socialist Francois Hollande is on course to win the election.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Sarkozy: France has too many foreigners

The French president, who is currently trailing in the opinion polls for next month’s election, said France needs to cut its number of immigrants and introduce tougher controls.

# francois-hollande - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

French far right presidential candidate must reveal her backers

A court has ruled that Marine Le Pen must reveal who is backing her bid for the presidency.

# francois-hollande - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

'Oui, je suis candidat à l'élection présidentielle': Sarkozy confirms re-election bid

The French president has used Twitter and a TV interview to confirm he is running for a second term as president.

From The Daily Edge Bonjour à tous! Nicolas Sarkozy joins Twitter Bienvenue

Bonjour à tous! Nicolas Sarkozy joins Twitter

The French president has already racked up over 30,000 followers in just a few hours.

# francois-hollande - Thursday 2 February, 2012

French presidential candidate hit by flour during speech Flour Power This post contains images

# francois-hollande - Monday 30 January, 2012

Sarkozy says he will impose a French 'Robin Hood' tax

The French president is proposing to introduce a 0.1 per cent levy on financial transactions as well as a number of other reforms ahead of a re-election battle in April.

# francois-hollande - Monday 17 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

'I can beat Sarkozy,' says France's presidential hopeful Francois Hollande

The Socialist Party candidate is likely to face the incumbent in a presidential election to be held next spring.

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