France's unpopular Hollande rules out 2017 run

2016-12-02 05:33

French President Francois Hollande has announced that he will not seek a second term in next year's presidential election, saying he hoped to give his Socialist party a chance to win "against conservatism and extremism" by stepping aside.

US climate commitment 'irreversible', Hollande warns Trump

2016-11-21 17:30

French president Francois Hollande has warned Donald Trump that US commitments to reducing climate change and global warming are "irreversible".

France urges Britain to take in 1 500 'Jungle' minors

2016-10-29 20:43

French President Francois Hollande has urged Britain to take in 1 500 unaccompanied minors from the "Jungle" as officials stepped up efforts to finish demolishing the camp.

Hollande uncertain on Putin visit after Aleppo veto

2016-10-10 20:53

French President Francois Hollande is weighing up whether to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Paris after the Kremlin blocked a UN bid to end the bombing of Aleppo, the French government has said.

France remembers victims of terror attacks in Paris ceremony

2016-09-19 20:19

A ceremony in memory of all victims of terror attacks has been held in Paris as France is still under a state of emergency.

Hollande condemns post-election violence in Gabon

2016-09-01 18:30

French President Francois Hollande has condemned the post-election violence and looting in Gabon and called for calm on all sides.

France's Hollande to meet pope after priest killing

2016-08-15 20:01

French President Francois Hollande will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican this week, his office said, with the two expected to discuss the fallout from the jihadist murder of a French priest.

Many foreigners, children among Nice dead and injured: Hollande

2016-07-15 16:15

French President Francois Hollande says "many foreigners" are among those killed or injured in a truck attack on a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

WATCH: Sombre Hollande denounces third 'terrorist' act in 18 months

2016-07-15 08:57

French President Francois Hollande says that an attack which saw a truck plough into a crowd in Nice, killing 80 people, was clearly a "terrorist" act.

Hollande's hairdresser paid €10 000 a month

2016-07-13 16:52

Short on the sides and thinning on top, French President Francois Hollande's hair is kept perfectly groomed at a cost of about €10 000 a month, the Canard Enchaine weekly reports.


Fillon wins France's conservative presidential primary

2016-11-28 09:27

Francois Fillon won France's first-ever conservative presidential primary after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism.

French soldier killed in Mali blast

2016-11-07 06:05

A French soldier deployed in an anti-Islamist force in Mali has died from injuries sustained in a mine blast, says the defence ministry.

France pays tribute to victims of Nice attacks

2016-10-16 15:09

French President Francois Hollande has presided at a ceremony in Nice paying homage to the 86 people killed when an extremist rammed his truck into a crowd.

French president vows to shut down Calais camp this year

2016-09-26 18:04

French President Francois Hollande has said the migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of 2016.

Hollande to try to save TGV train factory

2016-09-12 17:45

French President Francois Hollande will intervene to try to save the factory that made the country's first high-speed TGV train and is now under threat of closure.

Vowing to 'transform' France, Macron quits as economy minister

2016-08-30 21:47

France's Emmanuel Macron has vowed after stepping down as economy minister to "transform" an ailing country, but has stopped short of declaring a presidential run.

Hollande vows war on ISIS 'by every means' after church attack

2016-07-26 21:22

President Francois Hollande has vowed to wage war against Islamic State "by every means" within the law after two men linked to the jihadist group killed a priest in a French church.

Around 50 in critical condition after Nice attack: Hollande

2016-07-15 15:50

French President Francois Hollande says around 50 people are in a critical condition "between life and death" after a lorry ploughed into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

France to end military operations in Central African Republic

2016-07-14 07:04

President Francois Hollande says France will end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October.

France hands Mandela trial recordings to SA

2016-07-11 16:42

French President Francois Hollande has handed his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma the digitised recordings of the Rivonia Trial in which Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in jail.

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