Nicolas Sarkozy tipped to lead party in first step back to presidency

First the dramatic comeback, then the frenzied campaign, and now France`s ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy is limbering up for his potential springboard back into office: the leadership of his right-wing UMP party.

French President Francois Hollande vows to reduce unemployment

 French President Francois Hollande has said that he would not contest for a second term if he fails to reduce unemployment.

Hollande beats Sarkozy to be crowned French President

In what could have strong implications for the future of France and eurozone, Francois Hollande has won the French Presidency.