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# french-president - Saturday 29 December, 2018

French prosecutors probe whether Macron’s ex-bodyguard used passports illegally

The investigation will examine the “abuse of trust” over Benalla’s failure to return two passports after he was no longer in office.

# french-president - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

# french-president - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

# french-president - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'

Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.

# french-president - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# french-president - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders

“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.

# french-president - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing

The former French president has described the controversy as a “farce”.

# french-president - Monday 7 April, 2014

Rwandan president accuses France of role in the genocide

The French President has since released a statement.

# french-president - 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.

# french-president - 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”.

# french-president - Monday 11 June, 2012

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority

President Francois Hollande’s parliamentary majority will give him the opportunity to push through budget and tax reforms, and to move away from austerity towards growth.

# french-president - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Former French president Jacques Chirac convicted in corruption trial

The corruption took place during Chirac’s tenure as the mayor of Paris.

# french-president - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today

Chancellor Merkel and President Sarkozy are to meet today to discuss the Eurozone crisis.

# french-president - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Carla Bruni "pregnant", says her father-in-law Rumours

Carla Bruni "pregnant", says her father-in-law

Nicolas Sarkozy’s father has said that Bruni is pregnant with the couple’s first child.

# french-president - Thursday 29 July, 2010

SHE’S CERTAINLY HOT, but she’s not quite so hot when it comes to acting.

Carla Bruni was filming Woody Allen’s latest flick – Midnight in Paris yesterday and although the French chanteuse didn’t have any lines, she managed to fluff up her scene, not once but 35 times.

Bruni’s role in the movie was confined to her entering a grocery store and leaving with a baguette – simple? Apparently not.

A bystander told The Daily Mail: “She seemed to be struggling to avoid looking directly into the camera, which didn’t impress Woody,’ said an onlooker in Paris. ‘The baguette scene could not have been simpler, but she wanted to make it a big one. That’s why she had to keep shooting it over and over again.

‘Woody was prompting Carla constantly, although he was very careful to show a lot of respect, especially as she was surrounded by security guards.’

Carla’s husband French President Nicolas Sarkozy looked on, as did co-star Owen Wilson.

Miss Bruni, who plays a museum curator in the Allen movie, had a small role in the 1994 film Pret-a-Porter and the 1998 film Paparazzi, each time playing herself.