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Nicolas Sarkozy

  • Sarkozy probe politically motivated?  Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:24 AM ET

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy says the corruption investigation into his activities is influenced by politics. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on what it means for his re-election chances.

  • Ex-President Sarkozy in formal probe  Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the latest developments involving former French president Nicolas Sarkozy after he was placed under formal investigation accused of influence-peddling.

  • Ex-president Sarkozy held for questioning  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the news that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was being questioned over suspected influence-peddling, according to a legal source.

  • Hollande confirms Valls as France's new PM Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    French President Francois Hollande.

    Francois Hollande named Manuel Valls to be his new prime minister in a government reshuffle triggered by a rout for his Socialists in local elections.

  • CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the secret recordings of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy made by a close aide and the outrage caused in his right opposition party.

  • Could France see the return of Nicolas Sarkozy? Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    Nicolas Sarkozy

    As corruption allegations against Nicolas Sarkozy dropped by French investigators, will he return to the political scene?

  • Bruni-Sarkozy on Bettencourt : Truth will come Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy said the truth will come out regarding the Bettencourt affair, and she is in no doubt of her husband's innocence.

  • Bruni-Sarkozy: The UK royals make you feel at ease Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:08 AM ET
    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy shares a joke with Britain's Prince Philip in Windsor, west of London, in March, 2008

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has told CNBC that one of her most cherished memories during her time as France's first lady was her state visit to the U.K.

  • Bruni-Sarkozy: I don’t miss the Élysée Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:29 AM ET
    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and her husband, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, at the Élysée Palace in July, 2008

    Just over a year since she left France's presidential residence, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy told CNBC she doesn't miss being the country's first lady.

  • Do the French Want Sarkozy Back?  Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    Do the French want to see former president, Nicolas Sarkozy, who failed to win a second term in power, return to implement reforms?

  • PARIS, Nov 6- France is to grant 20 billion euros in annual tax credits to companies as a way of lowering labour costs, in a tougher-than-expected response to calls from business leaders to reverse decades of industrial decline. `` France is not condemned to the spiral of decline. `` France must win back its role as a great industrial power.''.

  • PARIS, Nov 6- France is to grant 20 billion euros in annual tax credits to companies as a way of lowering labour costs, in a tougher-than-expected response to calls from business leaders to reverse decades of industrial decline.

  • PARIS, Nov 6- France is to grant 20 billion euros in annual tax credits to companies as a way of lowering labour costs, in a tougher-than-expected response to calls from business heads to reverse decades of industrial decline.

  • UPDATE 1-France acts to bolster industry Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 10:34 AM ET

    PARIS, Nov 6- France's Socialist government unveiled measures to bolster the struggling industrial sector and make exporters more competitive but Tuesday's package fell short of the shock therapy industry leaders are urging.

  • France to unveil measures to boost competitiveness Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 10:59 PM ET

    PARIS, Nov 6- President Francois Hollande will unveil measures on Tuesday to revive France's struggling industrial sector and make its exporters more competitive, although critics say that the package falls short of much-needed shock therapy.

  • PARIS, Nov 5- French industrialist Louis Gallois called for a patriotic effort to reverse declining competitiveness via shock therapy as he handed in a review on Monday which the Socialist government commissioned and is now under pressure to heed.

  • PARIS, Nov 5- The French government is expected to largely brush aside a review on Monday that will prescribe slashing payroll taxes and loosening labour laws to reverse a long slide in competitiveness that has eaten away at exports and bled factory jobs.

  • RPT-Russian developer bets on "Manhattan sur Seine" Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    *Hermitage Plaza towers designed by UK architect Foster. PARIS, Nov 4- For Paris, a city whose priciest apartments boast mansard roofs and wrought-iron balconies, it's an audacious bet: a pair of shimmering, largely residential, luxury towers that might look more at home in Dubai or Shanghai.

  • By Catherine Bremer and Emmanuel Jarry. PARIS, Nov 5- The French government is expected to play down a review on Monday that will prescribe taking an axe to payroll taxes and softening labour laws to reverse a long slide in competitiveness that has eaten away at exports and bled factory jobs.

  • Russian developer bets on "Manhattan sur Seine" Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 9:56 AM ET

    *Hermitage Plaza towers designed by UK architect Foster. PARIS, Nov 4- For Paris, a city whose priciest apartments boast mansard roofs and wrought-iron balconies, it's an audacious bet: a pair of shimmering, largely residential, luxury towers that might look more at home in Dubai or Shanghai.