Nicolas Sarkozy

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Nicolas Sarkozy’s jail term halved in illegal campaign funds case
Appeal court sentence on hold after lawyer says former president will contest guilty verdict at France’s highest court

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

14, Feb, 2024 @4:14 PM

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Putin is waging a forever war. The west can’t pull the plug on Ukraine now | Simon Tisdall
Moscow won’t stop short of subjugation of Kyiv. That’s why the Nato allies must ignore talk of talks and start fighting to win

Simon Tisdall

02, Sep, 2023 @2:35 PM

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‘Shameful’ Nicolas Sarkozy under fire for defending Putin
Former French president criticises EU and US support for Ukraine in his latest memoirs

Kim Willsher in Paris

19, Aug, 2023 @4:34 PM

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Nicolas Sarkozy must wear electronic tag, appeals court rules
French court upholds sentence against ex-president in corruption case, saying he must serve one-year’s detention at home

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and agencies

17, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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From Trump to Sarkozy: the political leaders who have been prosecuted
Donald Trump is the first US president to be criminally charged, but across the globe, 78 countries have jailed or prosecuted leaders who left office since 2000

Jon Henley

09, Apr, 2023 @9:30 AM

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French appeal court upholds conviction of François Fillon for embezzlement
Former French prime minister and his wife, Penelope, found guilty, but their sentences are reduced

Kim Willsher in Paris

09, May, 2022 @2:05 PM

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Nicolas Sarkozy refuses to answer questions at trial of former aides
Ex-president, ordered to testify as a witness, says he is accountable to ‘the French people, not to a court’

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

02, Nov, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Nicolas Sarkozy ordered to testify in former aides’ trial
Former French president told he must appear in trial over misuse of public funds to finance opinion polls

Kim Willsher in Paris

20, Oct, 2021 @12:42 PM

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Bold, haughty, hyper: will Macron throw it all away as France fights for its future?
The presidential election is his to lose. But the divisive forces of the far-right are on the march in a struggle that will resonate across Europe

Simon Tisdall

03, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Nicolas Sarkozy given jail sentence for illegal campaign financing
Former French president to appeal against one-year term that could be served at home with electronic tag

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

30, Sep, 2021 @10:43 AM

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Nicolas Sarkozy appears before judge in campaign funding case
Former president of France is accused of spending almost twice the legal amount during 2012 election campaign

Kim Willsher

15, Jun, 2021 @9:37 AM

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Nicolas Sarkozy case: ‘paparazzi queen’ in custody over alleged witness tampering
Michèle Marchand is being questioned by French police in case against former president

Kim Willsher

04, Jun, 2021 @11:29 AM

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