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#Nicolas Sarkozy

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Former French President Sarkozy given new jail term
# Nicolas Sarkozy
# Nicolas Sarkozy

Former French President Sarkozy given new jail term

Sep 30th 2021, 11:54 AM 42,585 Views 25 Comments

The charges relate to illegal campaign funding.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 10 December, 2020

French court to deliver verdict in ex-president Sarkozy's corruption trial next March
# France
# France

French court to deliver verdict in ex-president Sarkozy's corruption trial next March

Dec 10th 2020, 10:38 PM 5,947 Views 0 Comments

The trial wrapped up this evening after the last of the defence was concluded.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Prosecutors in Sarkozy corruption trial want ex-French President to get four-year jail term
# In The Dock
# In The Dock

Prosecutors in Sarkozy corruption trial want ex-French President to get four-year jail term

Dec 8th 2020, 7:28 PM 8,339 Views 4 Comments

“What did I do to deserve this?” asked Sarkozy in court yesterday.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 23 November, 2020

Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
# Paris
# Paris

Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 29,306 Views 15 Comments

The trial will resume on Thursday.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over campaign financing
# Custody
# Custody

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody over campaign financing

Mar 20th 2018, 9:57 AM 11,203 Views 21 Comments

Sarkozy is being questioned over suspected Libyan financing of his election campaign in 2007.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing
# Merde
# Merde

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing

Feb 7th 2017, 11:42 AM 5,708 Views 20 Comments

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

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 21 November, 2016

Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race
# France
# France

Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race

Nov 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 12,883 Views 39 Comments

In a major upset, Francois Fillon, a pro-business conservative, took more than 44% of the vote in the first round of the rightwing primary.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Sunday 6 December, 2015

France's far-right makes major gains in first election since shooting attacks
# Paris
# Paris

France's far-right makes major gains in first election since shooting attacks

Dec 6th 2015, 7:50 PM 21,104 Views 131 Comments

President Francois Hollande’s Socialist party has been struggling for support.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 30 March, 2015

France's left-wing government just got a major slap in the face
# Merde
# Merde

France's left-wing government just got a major slap in the face

Mar 30th 2015, 12:16 PM 14,301 Views 89 Comments

It comes as the country’s far-right movement grows in power.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Nicolas Sarkozy is back in the driving seat of his old political party
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Nicolas Sarkozy is back in the driving seat of his old political party

Nov 30th 2014, 2:10 PM 7,441 Views 23 Comments

It places him firmly on the starting blocks in his race back to the presidential palace

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Sarkozy's corruption probe suspended after his comeback announcement
# I'm Back
# I'm Back

Sarkozy's corruption probe suspended after his comeback announcement

Sep 24th 2014, 8:20 AM 4,531 Views 18 Comments

A source says that the inquiry doesn’t have to give a reason.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 12 July, 2014

New phone leaks show Sarkozy "offered plum job to judge"
# Un Scandale
# Un Scandale

New phone leaks show Sarkozy "offered plum job to judge"

Jul 12th 2014, 4:04 PM 8,027 Views 0 Comments

The former French president was charged two weeks ago with corruption and influence peddling in a case related to his 2007 campaign.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Sarkozy says France is trying to 'humiliate and destroy' him
# Non Coupable
# Non Coupable

Sarkozy says France is trying to 'humiliate and destroy' him

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 4,404 Views 20 Comments

The former French President took to the airwaves to fight back.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Former French President charged with corruption
# Le Charge
# Le Charge

Former French President charged with corruption

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:11 AM 7,450 Views 25 Comments

The charge looks set to end Sarkozy’s hopes of a political comeback.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nicolas Sarkozy detained by police in corruption probe
# Questioning
# Questioning

Nicolas Sarkozy detained by police in corruption probe

Jul 1st 2014, 7:59 AM 4,967 Views 16 Comments

The questioning of the former French president is an unprecedented move.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win

Sep 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 1,644 Views 4 Comments

The Uefa President also mocked Sepp Blatter in an interview that will likely cause controversy.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 25 March, 2013

Sarkozy calls corruption charge 'unfair and unfounded'
# Nicolas Sarkozy
# Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy calls corruption charge 'unfair and unfounded'

Mar 25th 2013, 3:38 PM 3,415 Views 14 Comments

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

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Sarkozy charged with taking advantage of elderly heiress
# France
# France

Sarkozy charged with taking advantage of elderly heiress

Mar 21st 2013, 9:56 PM 21,800 Views 50 Comments

Sarkozy was unexpectedly summoned for a face-to-face encounter with staff members of Liliane Bettencourt over claims he accepted envelopes stuffed with cash.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax
# Net Gains
From The42
# Net Gains

Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax

Dec 30th 2012, 8:15 AM 1,548 Views 0 Comments

Footballers earning over €1m, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, would have lost a heft chunk of their weekly wage.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Sarkozy ally Jean-Francois Cope wins leadership of French opposition
# France
# France

Sarkozy ally Jean-Francois Cope wins leadership of French opposition

Nov 20th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,845 Views 2 Comments

Amid claims of ‘ballot stuffing’ and ‘major fraud’ Jean-Francois Cope has won a divisive and close leadership election.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 19 November, 2012

Both candidates to succeed Sarkozy claim win in French party election
# Pas De Deux
# Pas De Deux

Both candidates to succeed Sarkozy claim win in French party election

Nov 19th 2012, 8:17 AM 2,623 Views 3 Comments

Both Jean-Francois Cope and Francois Fillon say membesr of the centre-right UMP have elected them as its new leader.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?
# Caught Rapid
From The Daily Edge
# Caught Rapid

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?

Sep 18th 2012, 4:34 PM 7,254 Views 16 Comments

Mitt Romney’s been caught rapid dismissing 47 per cent of American voters. Who else didn’t know the mic was on?

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 10 September, 2012

France's richest man to sue paper which told him to 'get lost'
# France
# France

France's richest man to sue paper which told him to 'get lost'

Sep 10th 2012, 5:43 PM 9,515 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Arnault has created controversy with news that he is to become a Belgian citizen but he says he will continue to comply with French taxes which are set to rise for millionaires.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Controversial Carla Bruni statue erected in Paris
# France
# France

Controversial Carla Bruni statue erected in Paris

Aug 2nd 2012, 1:51 PM 8,353 Views 8 Comments

But figure modelled on France’s former first lady hasn’t been put in public – as was the original plan.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 16 July, 2012

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict
# Syria
# Syria

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict

Jul 16th 2012, 2:00 PM 2,035 Views 1 Comment

Take a look at how the views of world leaders progressed since the start of the Syrian protests.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Hollande compares footballers to French soldiers
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Hollande compares footballers to French soldiers

Jul 14th 2012, 5:10 PM 4,098 Views 3 Comments

The French President also believes money has little to do with the national team’s problems.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Nicolas Sarkozy's home searched by French police
# Mon Dieu
# Mon Dieu

Nicolas Sarkozy's home searched by French police

Jul 3rd 2012, 9:43 PM 11,121 Views 28 Comments

Police are investigating whether Sarkozy received illegal campaign donations from the richest woman in Europe for his presidential campaign.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 11 June, 2012

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority
# French Elections
# French Elections

France's Socialist Party poised to take parliamentary majority

Jun 11th 2012, 8:50 AM 826 Views 12 Comments

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.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them
# Ouch
# Ouch

Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them

May 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,663 Views 10 Comments

Rotten tomatoes anyone?

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Hollande hands new ministers 30 per cent pay cut
# France
# France

Hollande hands new ministers 30 per cent pay cut

May 17th 2012, 10:00 PM 7,196 Views 114 Comments

The move means France’s new president is now on a lower salary than Enda Kenny – and his ministers will earn less than junior ministers here.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

In pictures: How to... become French president in 7 steps
# France
# France

In pictures: How to... become French president in 7 steps

May 15th 2012, 11:52 AM 3,657 Views 14 Comments

Francois Hollande was sworn in as the seventh president of France’s Fifth Republic today. Here’s how it all unfolded…

Le nouveau président: Hollande to be sworn in today
# France
# France

Le nouveau président: Hollande to be sworn in today

May 15th 2012, 9:06 AM 688 Views 3 Comments

To contrast the “bling” and “flash” of Sarkozy, today’s ceremony will be appropriately sober.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Awkward ‘Must We Stand Beside Each Other?’ Pic of the Day
# VE Day
# VE Day

Awkward ‘Must We Stand Beside Each Other?’ Pic of the Day

May 8th 2012, 2:45 PM 5,669 Views 12 Comments

They’ve spent a month at each other’s throats – but this morning Francois Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy stood side by side in Paris.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 7 May, 2012

Euro dips following French and Greek election results
# Euro
# Euro

Euro dips following French and Greek election results

May 7th 2012, 11:29 AM 3,449 Views 28 Comments

Investors are concerned political upheaval could derail government austerity measures and worsen the bloc’s debt problems.

Gilmore: Ireland will hold referendum despite Hollande victory
# Referendum
# Referendum

Gilmore: Ireland will hold referendum despite Hollande victory

May 7th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,667 Views 46 Comments

The Tánaiste says the Irish referendum will go ahead as planned, despite a vow by France’s president-elect to renegotiate the Fiscal Compact.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election
# France
# France

Francois Hollande wins French presidential election

May 6th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,244 Views 96 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy has conceded defeat after polls showed him in line to lose the ballot.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 6th 2012, 7:45 PM 7,722 Views 0 Comments

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 5 May, 2012

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat
# France
# France

French election hangs in balance - but polls suggest Sarkozy defeat

May 5th 2012, 6:43 PM 3,442 Views 12 Comments

The first ballots have been cast today in a vote that could have major consequences for Europe.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Video: 'It's a lie! It's a lie!' - Hollande and Sarkozy in ill-tempered debate
# France
# France

Video: 'It's a lie! It's a lie!' - Hollande and Sarkozy in ill-tempered debate

May 3rd 2012, 8:09 AM 2,990 Views 28 Comments

With Francois Hollande in the lead, French president Nicolas Sarkozy traded blows his Socialist challenger ahead of Sunday’s presidential election vote.

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