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French party in chaos over leadership row
Leadership crisis further divides France's UMP, with Francois Fillon alleging voter fraud and calling for a re-vote.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2012 02:36 GMT
Sarkozy questioned over 'illegal poll funds'
Magistrates try to establish whether ex-president received campaign donations from France's richest woman in 2007.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 21:07 GMT
French vote marred by fraud allegations
Succession battle for leadership of main French opposition party is under dispute as both leaders claim victory.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2012 04:15 GMT
Socialists secure big gains in France
President Hollande's party wins solid majority in National Assembly in second round of parliamentary vote.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 08:53 GMT
French left seeks gains in runoff elections
President Francois Hollande's Socialists target solid majority in National Assembly in second-round parliamentary vote.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2012 14:22 GMT
French voters hand mandate to Hollande
New president's Socialists set to gain majority in National Assembly, bolstering his plans for "tax-and-spend" agenda.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 09:04 GMT
France's Hollande plunges into debt crisis
President-elect Francois Hollande's decisions on eurozone austerity and NATO troop withdrawals will be closely watched.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 15:37 GMT
Hollande wins French presidency
Swept along by groundswell of anger against incumbent Sarkozy, Hollande becomes first Socialist president in 17 years.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 14:17 GMT
Profile: Nicolas Sarkozy
Despite low approval ratings during his first term, 'President Bling-Bling' is not yet out of the race.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 05:14 GMT
French candidates prepare for second round
Both Hollande and Sarkozy try to re-energise supporters and find fresh voters in the lead-up to May 6 run-off.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 17:39 GMT
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Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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