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# hollande - Saturday 26 November, 2016

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# hollande - Monday 30 November, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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'

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

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

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

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

# hollande - Sunday 6 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am.