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Nicolas Sarkozy’s supporters were delighted with their candidate’s score – especially as six months ago he was widely expected to be knocked out in
Francois Hollande has taken a huge step towards ending the French Socialist Party’s 17-year stint in opposition. But the game isn’t over yet.
Supporters of the French National Front party gave Marine Le Pen a huge welcome as she addressed them after polling a record 19% – even higher than
Despite running a successful campaign, far left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon only managed to poll 11% of the vote, finishing fourth.
The man backed
In a rare sanctioned demonstration, thousands of Azeris gathered close to the venue of the upcoming Eurovision Song contest to call for democratic
Polls show that Francois Hollande will maintain his lead at final run off vote on 6th May. Figures given by French polls give the socialist candidate
François Hollande (Socialist Party) has won the first round of the French presidential election with around 28% of the vote. Incumbent president
Now that the pundits’ predictions are confirmed that Hollande and Sarkozy will go through to the second round (with 27.5% and 26.6% respectively)
Nicolas Sarkozy’s performance in France’s first round of voting in the presidential election came after a shaky start, with plummeting popularity. At
Francois Hollande, after the first round of voting in France’s presidential election, is closer to the office of French president than any Socialist
Thousands of people have gathered outside Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow in a day of prayer to defend the church against anti-Russian
François Hollande (Socialist Party) has won the first round of the French presidential election with 28.6%, according to the first official exit
For the first time combined elements of the Russian and Chinese navies are holding joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
The wargames include
With turnout reportedly lower in early voting than in 2007 the French have trickled to the polls in this presidential first round.
A 68-year woman has died from injuries sustained in a train crash on Saturday as Dutch investigators continue their efforts to establish the cause of
Tension and tight security marked the Bahraini capital Manama on Formula One race day.
Armoured vehicles and security personnel in riot gear lined
Apart from François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy, the two major party front-runners, the French have eight other candidates to choose from.
In Washington DC the IMF and the financial world may be shouting loudly at Spain from across the Atlantic to get its debt in order, but at home many
About 100 volunteers and activists picked up plastic bottles and other non-biodegradable waste that washed ashore on the 175 hectare mangrove island
Pakistani investigators collect evidence near Islamabad after a plane on a flight from Karachi crashed killed 127.
Sami Khedira scored one and Cristiano Ronaldo took his tally to a record breaking 42 league goals to help Real Madrid beat Arch rivals Barcelona 2-1
Borussia Dortmund won their second consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday night and eighth overall.
Coach Juergen Klopp and his young team have
Europe came under pressure again as the IMF issued a weekend call on the continent to get its act together on debt.
Ahead of the market opening on
Charles Colson, one of President Richard Nixon’s advisors during the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 80.
Colson, who compiled Nixon’s
Protesters have taken to the streets of Warsaw over a decision by Polish state authorities to withdraw a broadcast licence from a conservative
Tens of thousands of Czechs have demonstrated in Prague against spending cuts, tax rises and corruption.
The protest is said to be one of the
Polls have opened in France in the 2012 presidential election, with 10 candidates vying to make the head-to-head runoff on May 6th between the top
Amateur video has emerged, purporting to show a UN team in the Syrian city of Homs when gunfire rings out through the streets.
The mission members
Voters are going to the polls in France to choose their next president. Final polls showed Socialist Francois Hollande narrowly ahead of incumbent
Supporters of the Russian Orthodox Church have taken part in a public display of solidarity in the capital Moscow.
It follows criticism of the