Nicolas Sarkozy

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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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Nicolas Sarkozy in court in Paris to face 'bugging affair' charges
Ex-French president accused of corruption and influence peddling for allegedly trying to bribe a judge

Kim Willsher in Paris

23, Nov, 2020 @4:56 PM

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Nicolas Sarkozy corruption trial: co-defendant wants Covid postponement
Former French president is accused of corruption and influence peddling

Kim Willsher in Paris

23, Nov, 2020 @9:12 AM

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Has Boris Johnson made a calculated gamble to ignore LGBT voters? | Jonathan Cooper
Politicians ignore the gay vote at their peril, says lawyer and human rights specialist Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper

01, Dec, 2019 @12:31 PM

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'Karachi affair': six on trial in France over arms sales scandal
Scandal relates to alleged kickbacks and has been linked to bombing that killed 15

Kim Willsher in Paris

07, Oct, 2019 @1:05 PM

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Chirac delivered little and left office under a cloud. Why does France now love him? | Marion Van Renterghem
The warmth and nostalgia for Jacques Chirac since his death come from a national longing for less populist politics, writes French journalist Marion Van Renterghem

Marion Van Renterghem

01, Oct, 2019 @2:59 PM

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Why Brigitte Macron is the most loved French first lady for years
Supportive yet discreet, strong but without ambition, the president’s wife is a huge hit in a country which reveres alluring older women

Agnès Poirier

04, Aug, 2018 @3:00 PM

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