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# jacques-chirac - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From The42 French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals Optimism

French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals

Emmanuel Macron is confident the side will at least get to the last eight.

# jacques-chirac - 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.

# jacques-chirac - Monday 25 March, 2013

Sarkozy calls corruption charge 'unfair and unfounded'

The former French president is accused of accepting envelopes stuffed with cash from ailing L’Oreal heiress Bettencourt to fund his 2007 election campaign.

# jacques-chirac - Sunday 29 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 political playboys (or, they fancied they were...) Philandering This post contains videos

8 political playboys (or, they fancied they were...)

Political powerhouses who like to think they have women falling at their feet (and some actually did).

# jacques-chirac - 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.

# jacques-chirac - Monday 5 September, 2011

France: Chirac will not attend corruption trial

Former French President Jacques Chirac won’t have to attend his long-awaited corruption trial, a judge ruled Monday, after Chirac’s lawyers said the 78-year-old is suffering from severe memory lapses.

# jacques-chirac - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Corruption trial of former French President Jacques Chirac delayed

Judge delays trial for months after defence lawyer for one of the nine other defendants introduced technical argument against the hearing.

# jacques-chirac - Monday 7 March, 2011

Take 5: Monday

Five things you need to know by 5 o’clock.

Former French president Jacques Chirac faces corruption trial

Chirac is the first French former head of state to face criminal charges since the Second World War.

# jacques-chirac - Sunday 6 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your Daily Fix includes the latest on a coalition government for Ireland, shots being fired at Smithfield plaza today, a Spanish town with an interesting way of boosting growth, and Ireland’s latest cricket encounter.

Former French president Jacques Chirac to stand trial on corruption charges

The long-awaited trial will start on Monday and could have implications for the current president Nicolas Sarkozy.