Nicolas Sarkozy

France: Sarkozy to face trial over campaign financing

Former French president is to face trial for alleged illegal financing of election expenses during his 2012 campaign.

Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over 2012 campaign funding

Europe

Sarkozy hit by new Gaddafi campaign-funding claims

France-Lebanese businessman tells French news site he delivered cash from late Libyan leader in 2006 and 2007.

France's Nicolas Sarkozy faces Gaddafi payment claims

Reporter's Notebook

Could Trump's win boost Le Pen's chances in France?

France's far-right leader is likely to reach second round of presidential run-off, but the race could be tougher than Trump's.

Could Trump's win boost Le Pen's chances in France?