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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Nicolas Sarkozy tallies Facebook friends in return to politics

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Sarkozy cites Facebook friends in return to fray Nicolas Sarkozy wasted no time in attacking potential rivals in the 2017 presidential race after announcing his return to French politics via Facebook. In comments to French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche, the ex-president said he was starting "a long march", having pledged to restore France's world ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    French comedian Dieudonne faces race probe over 'gas chambers' jibe

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Comedian in race probe over 'gas chambers' jibe Prosecutors in Paris yesterday launched a probe into whether a French comedian was guilty of inciting racial hatred by joking about "gas chambers" while talking about a Jewish journalist. Dieudonne, who has caused controversy over an increasingly copied trademark gesture ...

  3. Sport - Racing - FRANCE

    Camelot may race in Arc but only if the right jockey can be found

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... classic winner Camelot's chances of running in and winning Europe's most prestigious horse race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday, have increased with the seemingly ... O'Brien- who has won the great race just once with Dylan Thomas in 2007- has yet to make up his mind whether to run his stable star, who has collected the English 2000 Guineas and Epsom and Irish ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Schumacher improving but ‘not out of danger’, say doctors

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 06:55pm by AFP

    ... on the seven times world champion on Monday night. His family is at the hospital in the French Alpine city of Grenoble where the former racing driver remains in a coma after he fell and slammed his head on a rock while skiing off-piste on Sunday. Watch: Schumacher improving but ‘not out of danger’, say doctors News of the accident stunned the world and racing stars joined German ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Bob Dylan charged with incitement to hatred over comment about Croats

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 06:22pm by AFP

    ... they are of a different colour," Dylan said, discussing race relations in the United States. "Blacks know that some whites didn't want to give up slavery- that if they had their way, they would ... a race, or a religion". Dylan, 72, is well loved in France. He picked up the Legion d'Honneur on the recommendation of Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, who suggested that "the ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French rail commuters fast-track their English skills

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:56am by AFP

    ... either in first class or another designated space in the train. As the train races at 300km/h through the countryside, Jerome's teacher- a native English speaker- sticks up papers ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Marseilles gang murders spark crisis talks after death of soccer boss' son

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... minister competing in the Socialist primary race to choose a Marseilles mayoral candidate next year, said the "real mafia networks" must be neutralised. ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Sarkozy hints at return bid in 2017 in first speech since election defeat

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... last year. It remains to be seen how a comeback would sit within the fractured UMP party, badly bruised after its own bitter and contested leadership race. UMP faces a primary contest to choose ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Fresh turmoil for French right as ex-PM contests party vote

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 09:54am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... ex-prime minister Francois Fillon announced he was contesting the result of a bitterly disputed leadership race. The move will further dent the image of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP – still reeling from its loss of the presidency and parliament this year – and raises the spectre of a split on the right that would benefit the ruling Socialists. The venomous race for the UMP leadership ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Sarkozy investigated in party-funding affair

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 10:17am by Reuters in Bordeaux

    ... Reuters in Bordeaux Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Thursday for “abuse of weakness” in a 2007 party funding case involving elderly L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the public prosecutor said. The risk for Sarkozy, unseated May last year but considered a potential conservative candidate in the 2017 presidential race, is that he ...




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