Nicolas Sarkozy

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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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Nicolas Sarkozy on trial for alleged illegal campaign financing
Former president of France, already convicted of corruption, faces accusation of overspending

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

20, May, 2021 @2:29 PM

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Nicolas Sarkozy attacks ‘shockingly unjust’ corruption conviction
Ex-French president vows to take case to European court of human rights if appeal does not succeed

Kim Willsher

03, Mar, 2021 @10:26 AM

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The Guardian view on Nicolas Sarkozy: another name on the roll of dishonour | Editorial
Editorial: French society is no longer prepared to tolerate a culture of impunity at the top of politics

Editorial

02, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Sarkozy's conviction shows, at last, French presidents may no longer be above the law | Philippe Marlière
The corruption verdict reflects growing exasperation at heads of state’s aloofness and lack of accountability, says academic Philippe Marlière

Philippe Marlière

02, Mar, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption
Sarkozy found guilty of corruption and influence peddling but is unlikely to spend time in prison

Kim Willsher in Paris

01, Mar, 2021 @1:16 PM

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France investigates Sarkozy over contract with Russian insurer
Detectives seek to establish if former president was employed to lobby on behalf of the firm

Kim Willsher in Paris

15, Jan, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Sarkozy hit by claims ex-wife was given fake €3,000-a-month job
Former French president denies accusation that role given to second wife Cécilia Attias was ‘fictitious’

Kim Willsher in Paris

14, Jan, 2021 @4:42 PM

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