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Sarkozy charged with corruption

Sarkozy questioned for 15 hours, marking the first time a French ex-head of state had been taken into custody in a criminal investigation If convicted of those charges, Sarkozy could face a

Sarkozy escapes indictment

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday avoided indictment in an investigation into allegations that his 2007 election campaign was financed with funds secured illegally from France’s richest woman. Instead, lawyers for the

Sarkozy ally to lead French right

The French conservative UMP party has chosen Jean-Francois Cope as its next leader after a tight election marred by claims of fraud and ballot-stuffing. Mr Cope, an ally of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy,


France’s Socialist-dominated parliament voted on Thursday to end tax breaks on overtime work and raise wealth tax, abolishing two cornerstones of the economic policy conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy pursued over the