Sarkozy hikes taxes in pre-election gamble
France

Sarkozy hikes taxes in pre-election gamble

President Nicolas Sarkozy went on primetime TV Sunday to unveil plans for new taxes he hopes will fix France's ailing economy and boost his credibility ahead of polls he is tipped to lose to a Socialist.

Record number of illegal immigrants expelled
France

Record number of illegal immigrants expelled

Socialist contender promises ‘change’ at rally
France

Socialist contender promises ‘change’ at rally

Faltering Sarkozy mulls end of career
France

Faltering Sarkozy mulls end of career

Socialist campaign video mocked online
France

Socialist campaign video mocked online

Hollande vows new spending and tax rises
France

Hollande vows new spending and tax rises

Socialist drafts in Obama advisers
France

Socialist drafts in Obama advisers

Protection stepped up for Green candidate after bullet sent in post
France

Protection stepped up for Green candidate after bullet sent in post

Security fears raised after flourbomb attack
France

Security fears raised after flourbomb attack

Le Pen: ‘I still need 150 signatures’
France

Le Pen: ‘I still need 150 signatures’

Le Pen attacks all sides over ‘pathetic’ poll
France

Le Pen attacks all sides over ‘pathetic’ poll

Merkel backs Sarkozy in tough re-election battle
France

Merkel backs Sarkozy in tough re-election battle

Friendly words before battle begins
France

Friendly words before battle begins

Sarkozy lines up right-wing election promises
France

Sarkozy lines up right-wing election promises

Made in France? Political parties off-message
France

Made in France? Political parties off-message

Expat French get Internet vote for first time
France

Expat French get Internet vote for first time

Sarkozy to confirm re-election bid on TV
France

Sarkozy to confirm re-election bid on TV

Le Pen still at risk of not being able to stand
France

Le Pen still at risk of not being able to stand

Sarkozy launches his re-election bid
France

Sarkozy launches his re-election bid

Sarkozy says rival “lies from morning to night”
France

Sarkozy says rival “lies from morning to night”

Sarkozy says rival is ‘Thatcher in London, Mitterrand in Paris’
France

Sarkozy says rival is ‘Thatcher in London, Mitterrand in Paris’

Sarkozy campaign music recorded in Bulgaria
France

Sarkozy campaign music recorded in Bulgaria

Le Pen’s halal meat claims attacked
France

Le Pen’s halal meat claims attacked

Brigitte Bardot offers support to Le Pen
France

Brigitte Bardot offers support to Le Pen

Sarkozy regrets his Fouquet’s moment
France

Sarkozy regrets his Fouquet’s moment

Sarkozy and Hollande reveal their playlists
France

Sarkozy and Hollande reveal their playlists

Le Pen refuses to debate with far-left candidate
France

Le Pen refuses to debate with far-left candidate

Socialist surprises with plans for 75% tax rate
France

Socialist surprises with plans for 75% tax rate

Hollande in London: ‘I am not dangerous’
France

Hollande in London: ‘I am not dangerous’

Sarkozy threatens to quit Schengen zone
France

Sarkozy threatens to quit Schengen zone

Sarkozy denies Qaddafi funding allegations
France

Sarkozy denies Qaddafi funding allegations

Le Pen gets backing to stay in race
France

Le Pen gets backing to stay in race

One in five gays plans to vote for far right party
France

One in five gays plans to vote for far right party

Sarkozy to journalist: ‘what a dickhead’
France

Sarkozy to journalist: ‘what a dickhead’

Tens of thousands march for leftist candidate
France

Tens of thousands march for leftist candidate

Candidate denounces Queen’s drugs money
France

Candidate denounces Queen’s drugs money

Sarkozy denies 2007 illegal campaign funding
France

Sarkozy denies 2007 illegal campaign funding

Expats would vote Sarkozy back in
France

Expats would vote Sarkozy back in

Presidential hopefuls reveal love of wine
France

Presidential hopefuls reveal love of wine

Three outsiders gunning for presidential upset
France

Three outsiders gunning for presidential upset

Twitter could lead to election cancellation
France

Twitter could lead to election cancellation

Hollande vows to ‘dominate finance’
France

Hollande vows to ‘dominate finance’

Hollande to take over French presidency
France

Hollande to take over French presidency

Rich French head for the exits
France

Rich French head for the exits

New government hands itself 30% pay cut
France

New government hands itself 30% pay cut

Hollande steps up eurobonds push
France

Hollande steps up eurobonds push

French expats to get their own MP
France

French expats to get their own MP