Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 21:07
French judges have dropped an investigation into former President Nicolas Sarkozy over allegations that he illegally took donations from France`s richest woman on the way to his 2007 election victory.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 16:12
A French appeals court ruled on Tuesday an investigation could proceed into former president Nicolas Sarkozy on accusations he duped L`Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt into donating election campaign funds.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 00:57
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy resigned from France`s top constitutional body after it upheld a decision that he had breached official spending limits during last year`s election campaign.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 17:12
Bernard Tapie, one of France`s popular business personalities, was placed under formal investigation on Friday on charges of using political influence to win a large state pay-out in 2008.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 00:12
French prosecutor has asked for charges to be dropped against former President Nicolas Sarkozy in an investigation into his campaign finances.
Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 21:11
French former president Nicolas Sarkozy is to be investigated over allegations that he accepted cash from former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi to fund his 2007 election campaign.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 12:18
Carla Bruni has dismissed the accusation that Nicolas Sarkozy took advantage of the mental weakness of Liliane Bettencourt to finance his rise to power.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:52
Lawyer for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has rejected claims of exploiting the mental frailty of the country`s richest woman to raise election funds as ‘flawed’.
Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 09:39
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation over claims his 2007 election campaign received illegal donations from the country’s richest woman.
Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 17:18
Nicolas Sarkozy is planning to run for the post of French President again in four years time, in defiance of his wife Carla Bruni’s wishes, it has been revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 21:00
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy may move to London to set up a billion pounds plus investment fund to escape a potential top tax rate of 75 per cent in his home country, a media report claimed on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 09:11
A fresh probe against ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy has been authorised by French judges, as part of the so-called `Karachi affair`.
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