Your guide to the candidates in today's French election.
The French presidential election will show whether the European left is bouncing back or in possibly
From Sarkozy and Marine Le Pen to François Hollande, politicians scrambled to look as if they weren’
In the poor outer suburbs of France's major cities, a generation's alienation has erupted into viole
Suspect had fought with Taliban in Afghanistan
Three children and a teacher dead after gunman opens fire on school, before escaping on a motorbike.
No EU member state should be honouring members of the biggest Jew-killing machine in world history.
The killing of 270 people on 21 December 1988, when a bomb destroyed the New York-bound Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie, was Britain's worst mass murder.
The French president is now leading François Hollande in the first round.
Sarkozy courts the far-right vote as Le Pen struggles to qualify for the election.
What do I think of the Sun on Sunday? It doesn't make me think.
The decision to award money to anti-semitic parties shows where the EU is going wrong.
Demonstrations can no longer be broken up with a few whacks.
Putin expressed exasperation with the west and repeated the slights, hurts and pains of the past dec
Vladimir Putin has stifled dissent throughout his political life. But as he prepares for another pre
“Next time, I’ll bet on something more edible than my tie”
The former WikiLeaks chief will moderate a public discussion about Belarus, despite damaging the cau
Hollande is not afraid to take on reactionary, right-wing austerity and challenge the status quo.
A meeting between the PM and the French Socialist was in neither man's interests.
EU members feel increasingly unrepresented by their club.
The French Socialist presidential candidate was once the invisible man of French politics, overshado
The Prime Minister really doesn't want a Socialist to win in France and he's not afraid to show it.
Turkey's record on human rights means it is no model for the Arab world.
The most important focus for the left should be on equipping people to live in an uncertain economic
The French president will tack right to head off the threat of Marine Le Pen.
At every stage of this crisis, action has been forced on politicians by the markets.
The ECB must be empowered to act as a lender of last resort.
A war-scarred place ready for the quiet life.
Madrid, 1976: Hitchens files a report following the death of Franco.
Is the country finally starting to believe in something?