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
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Friday 13 December 2013
The former French president apparently informed pals of his mapped-out life plan recently
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Vaudeville Theatre, London
Thursday 05 December 2013
French president François Hollande’s woes deepened today as unemployment hit its highest level for more than 16 years.
Sunday 24 November 2013
Swiss voters today overwhelmingly defeated a proposal to limit the pay of top executives to 12 times the wages of their lowliest employees.
Wednesday 13 November 2013
The French president has been left with little room for manoeuvre by collapsing poll ratings
Thursday 07 November 2013
Occupations are part of wider movement against centre-left government
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Wilfried Martens led nine Belgian governments and the European Union's Christian Democrat group. Regarded as a somewhat grey figure, he was attacked by Margaret Thatcher in her memoirs as weak, thanks in part to the occasion when a minor official from one of Belgium's coalition minority parties, working at a ministry one weekend, apparently refused to sell ammunition to Britain during the Falklands conflict. But elsewhere the Iron Lady expressed her admiration for Martens, and with his wily sense of realpolitik and the art of compromise he survived as prime minister for 12 years, from 1979 to 1991, a year longer than Thatcher herself, with only a brief break in the early 1980s.
Monday 14 October 2013
Mainstream groups concerned that National Front could gain more regional council seats
Can Nicolas Sarkozy stage another comeback? Court ruling clears way for former French president to reclaim his throne
Sunday 13 October 2013
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.
Saturday 12 October 2013
150,000 people lined up to pay respects to the so-called 'Red Napoleon'
Monday 07 October 2013
Tsochatzopoulos' conviction is the latest in a series of corruption cases involving prominent public figures
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police