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Hollande's Popularity Rises From Record Low on Mali Battle

French President Francois Hollande's approval rating jumped this month from a record low, improving for the first time since he took office after sending troops to Mali to battle Islamist rebels.


Hollande, France's "Mr Normal", says worth $1.5 million

Francois Hollande

Francois Hollande, the Socialist "Mr Normal" who will be sworn in as French president next week, says he is worth almost 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million), considerably less than his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy.


Police intercept parcel bomb sent to French leader

Police intercept parcel bomb sent to French leader

Greek police said they had intercepted a booby-trapped parcel addressed to French President Nicolas Sarkozy, after another package exploded at a courier company in Athens injuring a member of staff.


Sarkozy defends son's top-job bid

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says his 23-year-old son has been "thrown to the wolves" over a bid to secure a top-level business job. A national row has erupted over 23-year-old Jean Sarkozy seeking to become head of Epad, which manages La Defence ...


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