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The magazine – which exposed the alleged affair – brought forward its normal Friday publication day by 24 hours to make "new revelations"
She is now resting at La Lanterne, the French equivalent of Chequers
French press reports President likely to choose actress Julie Gayet and ask First Lady to leave Elysee Palace
President's official partner driven to presidential retreat outside Paris
The actress is seeking 50,000 euros in damages for breach of privacy
Friends categorically deny that she took an overdose or attempted suicide, however. Further reports published in France today claim that Mr Hollande’s affair lasted for two years
The actress was expected to be appointed to a jury responsible for selecting state funded scholarships for the Villa Medic academy in Rome
This being France, the President escaped close inspection of his private life at a long-awaited press conference. Instead, he talked about his plan to slash state spending. John Lichfield reports from the Elysee Palace
President says he is ready to axe the ‘excesses and abuses’ of France’s social model
Images add insult to ignominy for the man who polls suggest is now the most unpopular French president in history
The French President staked his political credibility on a fall in the number of unemployed by the end of the year, but the figures are not going his way. What now for France’s increasingly unpopular leader, asks John Lichfield
The French President has been criticised for his interventions in Mali and CAR but insists it is not old-fashioned paternalism but a mission to save lives
The French president has been left with little room for manoeuvre by collapsing poll ratings
Mainstream groups concerned that National Front could gain more regional council seats
Liberated by a ruling last week that spares him the humiliation of a trial for the alleged fleecing of the ailing nonagenarian billionairess Liliane Bettencourt, Nicolas Sarkozy has been "energised", say his friends. Thus reinvigorated, he intends to rise from the political grave next year and begin a three-year campaign to reclaim the Elysée Palace.
As she surges to new heights in opinion polls, the National Front leader Marine Le Pen has threatened to sue journalists who describe her party as far right.