But his campaign team claim it was an off-hand comment
'The born leader was in reality a fragile seducer subjugated by his conquests, a fake tough guy permanently dependent on affection, an unhappy soul yearning to be loved, living under the domination of an empire of women'
'I would tell the British, you’ve gone out, but we have a new treaty on the table so you have an opportunity to vote again'
Former leaders receive €65,000 a year, along with a furnished apartment, a car with two drivers, seven assistants, two domestic employees and free rail and plane travel, according to findings
Ex-French president, who intends to run for office again in 2017
'We just couldn't go home – there are people whose kids are hungry,' says Sofinee Harun
Two governments say co-operation will continue for "years to come" after French threats to move camp to British soil
Right across Europe, in the coming years, there will be political capital to be made from promises to screw the British
Diane James’ comments come as French presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkosy calls the burkini a ‘provocation’
The French consider religion a private matter - the country is officially secular
'Wearing a burkini is a political act, it's militant, a provocation'
Theresa May's administration called an unexpected halt to the project amid security and viability concerns
'Europe needs leadership, Europe needs to take initiatives, Europe needs new ideas'
Cour de Cassation ruling delivers crushing blow to Mr Sarkozy’s hopes of a return to power
Latest opinion poll puts former Prime Minister and foreign minister 18 points ahead of the ex-President
'Everyone should finance their own religion,' a right-wing politician says