They were arrested as part of an investigation into an undeclared €10,000 in cash paid monthly to Mr Guéant when he ran Mr Sarkozy's office
The former French president apparently informed pals of his mapped-out life plan recently
This snap wasn't half so inappropriate as many suggest
Former prime minister spoke out as he attended the memorial service for Nelson Mandela
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.
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes of a political comeback today received a substantial boost when he was cleared of abusing the feeble mental condition of France's wealthiest woman.
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.
Government accused of hitching itself to an American ‘adventure’ without UN backing
Defending Klaus Barbie, he sought to emphasise what he saw as French collaboration with the Nazis
Instead of recognising Turkey’s European credentials, the United States continues to see Turkey as a possible ‘Islamic democracy’ and example to the Middle East
Raise the Tricolore for France's most important public holiday - 'La Fête Nationale' - when all things Gallic are celebrated with a day off work. Quel dommage that it falls on a Sunday...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy returns to the political stage on Monday to appeal for support for his debt-ridden party, as a poll suggests that three out of five French people are opposed to him running for office.
Louis XIV used fashion as political tool, says our style columnist
UMP – already heavily in debt – ordered to pay back €11m state subsidy after campaign overspend
'If there are rules they should be for everybody,' says spokesman