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#Nicolas Sarkozy

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 20 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge France's first lady has a baby girl...but what should she call her? Prénom This post contains a poll

France's first lady has a baby girl...but what should she call her?

Four men and a little lady…France’s first couple already have four sons from previous marriages so we ask what should they call their first baby girl? It’s a necessary poll.

Fears for Eurozone debt deal as crisis talks stall

Nicolas Sarkozy left the birth of his child last night for talks with Angela Merkel – but they do not appear to have produced results.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Petit president: Sarkozy and Carla Bruni have baby girl France

Petit president: Sarkozy and Carla Bruni have baby girl

Bruni has given birth to a baby girl this evening, according to local media.

France and Germany divided on Euro crisis ahead of crunch summit

Nicolas Sarkozy says “very important decisions” will have to be made – unlike Merkel, who has played down chances of a deal.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

L'Oreal heiress placed under family guardianship

Liliane Bettencourt, the wealthiest woman in Europe, has been declared mentally unfit to manage her own fortune and estate.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 17 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

'I can beat Sarkozy,' says France's presidential hopeful Francois Hollande

The Socialist Party candidate is likely to face the incumbent in a presidential election to be held next spring.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 10 October, 2011

Obama intervenes over Eurozone debt crisis

The US president urged British and French leaders to take decisive action, amid growing unease over debt levels.

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Merkel and Sarkozy promise crisis package

The leaders of Germany and France said the package would come by the end of the month, before the G20 summit in November.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Merkel and Sarkozy meet to thrash out debt crisis measures

The French and German leaders are holding talks today in the hope of finding a common way forward for the troubled Eurozone.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Eurozone debt crisis: 9 key diary dates this month

Will this be the most important month for the 17 nations of the euro area?

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 30 September, 2011

European markets open down following Germany's bailout vote

US markets finished in positive territory last night, but a European rally faded – while Asian markets were flat this morning.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: ESB workers to vote on strike action, is Norris preparing for one last tilt at the Áras? And Ireland’s newest blogger – you’ve probably heard of him…

Greece stays in the Eurozone, insist Merkel and Sarkozy

The French and German leaders moved to quash fears Greece could be forced out of the single currency over its debt crisis.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy to visit Libya, says Libyan official

The British and French leaders are expected in Libya tomorrow, an Libyan official told the Associated Press.

Moody's downgrades two French banks

In a widely anticipated move, the credit ratings agency has downgraded Société Générale and Crédit Agricole over fears of the banks’ potential exposure to Greek debt.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Leaders meet to discuss Libya's next step as Gaddafi brothers differ over conflict

Saif al-Islam and Saadi Gaddafi has words of defiance and acceptance last night as world leaders will focus on the future of Libya in Paris today.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

French President denies claims of illegal campaign cash

Nicolas Sarkozy’s office has vigorously denied claims that he personally took undeclared campaign cash from the heiress to the L’Oreal cosmetics fortune five years ago.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Rebels offer amnesty in attempt to hunt down Gaddafi

The rebels offer amnesty – and rewards of €1.4m – to anyone who captures the despot, whose whereabouts remain unknown.

Libyan rebel leader to meet Sarkozy in Paris

One of the leaders of Libya’s National Transition Council is heading to France today for talks with President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is pushing for a role in post-war Libya .

Sarkozy moves to protect triple-A rating

France’s government is set to unveil a host of austerity measures, including higher taxes on the wealthy – which they asked for.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Rehn puts Eurobond proposal back on the table

Despite opposition from Germany, France and Herman van Rompuy, Olli Rehn is considering laws to allow a common Eurozone bond.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Watch: Should Ireland leave the euro? Vox Pop This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Watch: Should Ireland leave the euro?

Following the most recent announcements on bilateral fiscal agreement between Germany and France, TheLineIreland took to the streets to ask YOU if you think Ireland should duck back into its own currency…

Markets open down off the back of Sarkozy and Merkel's Eurozone plans

Meanwhile the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists the changes proposed for the Eurozone are not dramatic ones.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Eurozone debt panic drags US markets back down

Poor economic growth in the Eurozone – and Merkel and Sarkozy’s plans for Eurozone government – end the rally.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday The Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In your fix today: Plans for a Eurozone ‘financial government’, urgent medical advice from the Irish Heart Foundation, and the best presentation you’ve ever seen… on an iPod.

Noonan 'welcomes' new initiative of Sarkozy and Merkel; FF has 'cause for concern'

Michael Noonan shows cautious optimism after France and Germany outline plans for a Eurozone ‘financial government’.

France and Germany merge corporate tax rate – and call for ‘Eurozone government’

Sarkozy and Merkel want collective Eurozone ‘government’, and call on other countries to make laws balancing their budgets.

Sarkozy and Merkel to meet today

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

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Mixed opening for European markets as French banks continue to stutter

Markets in London and Frankfurt are up ever-so-slightly, but the ISEQ and the CAC 40 are down as bank shares slide.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 22 July, 2011

Ireland 12.5, France 0: Corporate tax spat over as country to save hundreds of millions

A lower interest rate means savings of between €600 million and €800 million on Ireland’s loans. And corporate tax? C’est fini. But what’s the future for Europe?

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Could Gaddafi step down from power but remain in Libya?

France has suggested it may be possible.

IMF warns Eurozone problems must be addressed

Much may hinge on tomorrow’s meeting of EU leaders in Brussels.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 11 July, 2011

France urges Libyan rebels to hold talks with Gaddafi regime

Libya’s opposition council has so far refused to enter negotiations with the old regime until Gaddafi steps down – but France says NATO bombardment will not stop until both sides come to the table.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 30 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

A round-up of the day’s big, news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Video: Nicolas Sarkozy attacked while meeting the public France This post contains videos

Video: Nicolas Sarkozy attacked while meeting the public

The French president’s security wasted no time in tackling the man who grabbed at Sarkozy.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 24 June, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.