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Former French president Sarkozy handed jail term for corruption

The conviction sets a new low-point in the tumultuous political career of the right-winger who remains a dominant political figure in France, admired by fans for his tough talk on crime and immigration

French court rules Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding

Sarkozy faces charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012 election campaign

Six post-summer holiday headaches for Macron

​French President Emmanuel Macron returns from his summer break to an overflowing in-tray as he pushes on with wide-ranging reforms

Sarkozy ‘arrested over campaign financing’

The former president is being questioned in connection to former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and the source of his funding for his 2007 campaign

French presidents ‘tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe’

An arms deal insider has quit the People's Tribunal on Economic Crimes after claiming French leaders tried to quash the probe into Thales and Thint.

Assange: Time for legal action against US snooping

Julian Assange says that the time has come for legal action after leaked documents reveal Washington spied on three French presidents.

France’s Chirac guilty of graft but escapes jail time

Popular former French president Jacques Chirac has been convicted of graft, but escaping a jail sentence for running ghost workers at Paris city hall.

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