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# hollande - Saturday 26 November, 2016

President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death
# Book Of Condolence
# Book Of Condolence

President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death

Nov 26th 2016, 7:25 PM 34,362 Views 189 Comments

Donald Trump, meanwhile, called Castro a “brutal dictator who oppressed his people for six decades”.

# 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 12,598 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.

# hollande - Thursday 21 July, 2016

# hollande - Monday 30 November, 2015

A game changer? Here's what's actually happening at the Paris climate conference
# Explainer
# Explainer

A game changer? Here's what's actually happening at the Paris climate conference

Nov 30th 2015, 7:37 PM 10,142 Views 33 Comments

COP21 is seen as the last best chance for the world to stop an environmental disaster.

# hollande - Monday 16 November, 2015

"France is at war" - Francois Hollande
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

"France is at war" - Francois Hollande

Nov 16th 2015, 4:18 PM 21,861 Views 130 Comments

Hollande and Barack Obama have both given addresses in short order this afternoon.

# hollande - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros
# Sold Out
# Sold Out

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

Jan 15th 2015, 7:55 AM 7,591 Views 40 Comments

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

# hollande - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 14th 2014, 9:24 AM 5,441 Views 28 Comments

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.

# hollande - Thursday 5 December, 2013

France to double the number of troops in Central African Republic
# Conflict
# Conflict

France to double the number of troops in Central African Republic

Dec 5th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,263 Views 24 Comments

President Francois Hollande promised that the 600 hundred troops in the country will be doubled “within a few days, even a few hours”.

# hollande - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Hollande tells Obama of "deep disapproval" over US spying
# France
# France

Hollande tells Obama of "deep disapproval" over US spying

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:19 AM 5,919 Views 38 Comments

France and Mexico have joined the list of US allies angry over reports of spying, following more leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

# hollande - Monday 2 September, 2013

Only regime could have carried out chemical attack, French intel report states
# Syria
# Syria

Only regime could have carried out chemical attack, French intel report states

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:52 PM 6,559 Views 89 Comments

Intelligence officials say the 21 August attack “could only have been ordered and carried out by the regime”.

# hollande - Friday 7 June, 2013

Francois Hollande confuses Japanese with Chinese on State visit to Japan
# Confused
# Confused

Francois Hollande confuses Japanese with Chinese on State visit to Japan

Jun 7th 2013, 10:02 AM 6,206 Views 17 Comments

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

# hollande - Friday 17 May, 2013

Turkey and US demand Assad stand down
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey and US demand Assad stand down

May 17th 2013, 7:56 AM 4,136 Views 97 Comments

The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.

# hollande - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 28th 2013, 11:25 AM 2,086 Views 3 Comments

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

# hollande - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Gerard Depardieu officially gets Russian passport and meets Putin
# Mon Depar-dieu!
# Mon Depar-dieu!

Gerard Depardieu officially gets Russian passport and meets Putin

Jan 6th 2013, 2:36 PM 9,954 Views 86 Comments

Depardieu and Putin had a meal together and chatted about the actor’s new film.

# hollande - Saturday 3 November, 2012

French minister with Irish links says Hollande supports bank debt deal
# Franco-irish
# Franco-irish

French minister with Irish links says Hollande supports bank debt deal

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:30 AM 7,762 Views 19 Comments

Hélène Conway-Mouret, who lived in Ireland for 30 years, says that the actions of French president Francois Hollande have helped softened Germany’s view on Ireland’s legacy bank debt.

# hollande - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Taoiseach coy on content of telephone chat with Angela Merkel
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach coy on content of telephone chat with Angela Merkel

Oct 23rd 2012, 5:40 PM 5,670 Views 95 Comments

“Surely you don’t expect me to tell what questions I had for the Chancellor, or what questions the Chancellor had for me.”

# hollande - Monday 22 October, 2012

French president Hollande: Ireland's bailout is 'a special case'
# Bon Amis
# Bon Amis

French president Hollande: Ireland's bailout is 'a special case'

Oct 22nd 2012, 7:29 PM 6,306 Views 55 Comments

Francois Hollande echoes Angela Merkel’s comments – saying Ireland differs from other countries because the bailout was forced on us.

# hollande - Friday 28 September, 2012

France introduces 75 per cent income tax rate for millionaires
# Tax The Rich
# Tax The Rich

France introduces 75 per cent income tax rate for millionaires

Sep 28th 2012, 1:19 PM 9,693 Views 78 Comments

France unveiled the toughest package of tax rises and spending cuts ever seen in the country during an economic downturn.

# hollande - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax

May 23rd 2012, 9:54 PM 4,907 Views 61 Comments

Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.

# hollande - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

No joke: Hollande plane struck by lightning en route to Merkel summit
# Lightning
# Lightning

No joke: Hollande plane struck by lightning en route to Merkel summit

May 15th 2012, 5:19 PM 4,494 Views 22 Comments

The plane returned to France where Hollande has since taken a second flight, bound for Berlin.

# hollande - Sunday 6 May, 2012