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Stories with person: Nicolas Sarkozy
  • Photographer gets 3-year prison term in L'Oreal heiress case 
    Updated: May-28-15 4:20 pm

    PARIS - A French court has handed a famed photographer a three-year prison sentence on charges of swindling millions of euros from France's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, by taking advantage of her weak mental state.

  • French president revives political duo with his ex story has photos
    Updated: May-25-15 11:28 am

    PARIS - A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children.

  • French president makes unprecedented state visit to Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 5:22 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first president of France to make a formal state visit to Haiti, where bountiful resources and brutal plantation slavery made it the European nation's most profitable colony before an independence uprising more than two centuries ago.

  • French court says phone-tapping of Sarkozy, lawyer was legal 
    Updated: May-07-15 7:46 am

    PARIS - The Paris appeals court ruled Thursday that investigating judges didn't break any laws when they tapped conversations between former President Nicolas Sarkozy and his lawyer, in connection with a probe into past campaign financing.

  • Beckham's influence grows as former soccer star turns 40 
    Updated: May-01-15 11:00 am

    PARIS - David Beckham turns 40 on Saturday and while memories of his playing days with England, Manchester United and Real Madrid fade, he remains a captivating figure of worldwide interest.