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Nicolas Sarkozy stands accused of fraudulently funding his failed presidential bid in 2012 in the so-called Bygmalion affair.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been knocked out of a primary to choose the presidential candidate of the centre-right Republican Party.
With France’s presidential election just months away, parties are picking their candidates in US-style primaries.
Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy is facing fresh allegations over the financing of his 2007 election campaign just days before France is due to hold the first round of primary elections to select
French right-wing rivals faced off in the first presidential primary debate to decide the conservative nomination.
It came as no great surprise to the French when their hyperactive former leader Nicolas Sarkozy announced he was going to run for the presidency again.
Forecast for months, now its official.
Sarkozy put under formal investigation Probe concerns over spending in 2012 election campaign Severe blow to hopes of running again in 2017
The shock breakthrough of the far right National Front in French regional elections has left the mainstream parties scrambling to counter the advance
Voter turnout was slightly up on five years ago in early voting in the French regional elections on Sunday. The trend strengthened as the day wore
The online whistleblower, which alleged last week that the US spy agency had bugged recent French presidents, now claims that finance ministers and top companies were targeted too.
Re-brand the ‘UMP’ party ‘The Republicans’. Nicolas Sarkozy has secured 83 percent of the members’ support for the change. It is part of
A French court has cleared a former ally of Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of swindling millions of euros from France’s richest woman, L’Oreal heiress
The former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has suffered a potential setback to his mission to seek election again in 2017. His team are to appeal
After former French president Nicolas Sarkozy suggested re-naming the country’s conservative UMP party to become the Republican Party, it now seems
Fans of France’s ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy threw out a cheer after the centre-right UMP party he leads looked to have won some two thirds of the
Setting the conditions in France for a “massive swing back to the right and centre”. That’s the view of centre-right UMP party leader Nicolas Sarkozy
Initial exit polls suggest Le Pen's Front National has had a disappointing first round in the French elections, while Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP looks set to triumph.
Exit polls following the first round of regional elections in France suggest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP Party will come out in the lead. The
Former French Minister Claude Gueant has been placed under formal investigation over allegations the ex-Libyan leader Gaddafi helped finance