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
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After Matt Jarvis rallies against homophobia, here are five other footballers who've got involved politically
Friday 04 January 2013
Rarely do professional footballers make public statements that zigzag anywhere near political engagement - so the appearance of West Ham's Matt Jarvis on the cover of Britain's best-selling gay magazine, Attitude, and his attempt to address homophobia, one of the beautiful game's last remaining stigmas (in 21 years of the Premier League not one footballer has come out), is to be welcomed. Here we select five other pros who have used their profile to political effect.
Thursday 03 January 2013
Documentary proof exists that France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy took more than €50m from the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, a French judge has been told.
Thursday 27 December 2012
No wonder Germany often gets such a bad press when it comes to Europe.
Friday 21 December 2012
France's electoral finance watchdog rejects ex-president's claim for expenses
Friday 21 December 2012
It’s because the French are instinctively statist that the Depardieu affair has exploded
French opposition party agrees uneasy truce following internal battle over 'fraudulent' leadership election
Tuesday 18 December 2012
An uneasy peace has broken out in the month-old conflict which threatened to tear apart the main French opposition party.
Monday 10 December 2012
The former Justice Minister has been victim to a prolonged and sinister campaign of implied abuse because of her love life. Why did ever expect better of French men?
Monday 03 December 2012
After two weeks of fraternal menaces, insults and accusations, peace appears to be breaking out on the French centre-right.
Monday 26 November 2012
Union pour un Mouvement Populaire is accelerating towards self-destruction
Friday 23 November 2012
Government stands firm on prison votes
Thursday 22 November 2012
The French centre-right yesterday suffered one of the most miserable days in the history of any political movement in the democratic world.
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