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
Constitutional council says super tax on salaries above €1 million is legal
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
Vaudeville Theatre, London
Swiss voters today overwhelmingly defeated a proposal to limit the pay of top executives to 12 times the wages of their lowliest employees.
The French president has been left with little room for manoeuvre by collapsing poll ratings
Occupations are part of wider movement against centre-left government
150,000 people lined up to pay respects to the so-called 'Red Napoleon'
Tsochatzopoulos' conviction is the latest in a series of corruption cases involving prominent public figures
Football in Germany is a luxury designed for the many, not the few
The Labour Party Conference has been another damp squib, and Ed Miliband risks losing a generation of voters
Olli Rehn urges cuts to spending as François Hollande seeks to reduce deficit
A love letter to a great manager, an elegy to the beautiful game
Out of America: The CIA whistleblower struck a blow for us all, but his 1970s predecessor showed how to win
Authorities 'intercepted violent comments' on messages transmitted by Vikernes on the internet