President’s lover Gayet at French film awards – AFP

AFPParis — Julie Gayet, the woman outed as French President Francois Hollande’s lover, made her first high-profile appearance since news of the affair broke when she arrived Friday at France’s…

Hollande: France Seeks to Preserve CAR Unity – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaFrench President Francois Hollande visited the Central African Republic Friday, and pledged to help hold the war-torn country together amid a wave of sectarian violence. Mr. Hollande met…

Jilted Trierweiler may write a book – Independent Online

Independent OnlineValerie Trierweiler, the former companion of French President Francois Hollande, hasn’t ruled out a book about their failed romance. File picture: Danish Siddiqui. Related Stories. Hollande feels the heat…

Ex-French first lady heads to India after split – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAu revoir, France! France’s former first lady left the country a day after her official separation from French President Francois Hollande was announced. Valerie Trierweiler boarded an…

French President Francois Hollande meets with Pope Francis amid scandal – CNN

CNNRome (CNN) — French President Francois Hollande met with Pope Francis privately Friday amid media speculation over his alleged affair with an actress. Hollande also plans to meet the Vatican…

Francois Hollande ‘liberated’ after affair exposure – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisFrancois Hollande is believed to be liberated after the recent global exposure of his affair with actress Julie Gayet. A friend of the President told Le Parisien…

“One pill too many” put France’s First Lady Valerie Trierweiler in hospital, it is … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukFrench First Lady Valerie Trierweiler took “one pill too many” because President Francois Hollande wanted to ditch her, it was claimed last night. She was admitted to hospital a week…

Actress Julie Gayet suing over Hollande affair allegations, Closer magazine says – CNN

CNNParis (CNN) — French actress Julie Gayet is suing the magazine Closer over an article suggesting she is having an affair with French President Francois Hollande, the magazine said Thursday.…

Hollande Seeks Franco-German Alliance as Energy Policies Shift – Businessweek

BusinessweekFrench President Francois Hollande called for the creation of a Franco-German company to help the two nations as they make major shifts in energy policy. It would be a “beautiful…

Hollande’s Popularity Goes Up After News of Affair – TIME

TIMEFrench President Francois Hollande dislikes his personal life being discussed in the media, but he might have cause to change his mind — according to one poll his approval rating…

Sex scandal threatens already unpopular Hollande – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith a 75 percent disapproval rating, tabloid reports that French President Francois Hollande had an affair will likely raise new questions about his ability to lead. The French first…

Hollande meets Crown Prince Salman at end of Saudi visit – Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaSaudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (R) walks alongside French President Francois Hollande (L) following a meeting with Saudi businessmen in Riyadh on Dec. 30, 2013. (AFP).…

French president says will supply arms to Lebanon army if asked – Reuters

ReutersRIYADH (Reuters) – France will supply weapons to the Lebanese army if it is asked to do so, French President Francois Hollande said on Sunday during a visit to Saudi…

French president heading to C. African Republic – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChroniclePARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is going to the Central African Republic just days into a tricky French military operation there to try to restore calm amid…