Comedian groom irks officials with pic switch

Comedian groom irks officials with pic switch

When French comedian Stéphane Guillon decided he didn't want to get married under the watchful eye of a portrait of the French president, as is traditional in France, he took dramatic action.

Most French think Sarko will lose presidency

Most French think Sarko will lose presidency

Sarkozy attacker has his punishment cut

Sarkozy attacker has his punishment cut

Sarkozy pays tribute to Steve Jobs

Sarkozy pays tribute to Steve Jobs

Israel silent on Sarkozy ‘outburst’ over Netanyahu

Israel silent on Sarkozy ‘outburst’ over Netanyahu

Parliament suspended after finance minister taunts Socialists

Parliament suspended after finance minister taunts Socialists

Is France the next victim?

Is France the next victim?

Sarkozy narrows gap with main rival

Sarkozy narrows gap with main rival

French officials probing Brazil submarine deal: report

French officials probing Brazil submarine deal: report

Leaders Sarkozy and Juppé stumble in race for Elysée

Leaders Sarkozy and Juppé stumble in race for Elysée

Nicolas Sarkozy announces new presidential bid

Nicolas Sarkozy announces new presidential bid

Loose-lipped Hollande aide ‘won’t be sacked’

Loose-lipped Hollande aide ‘won’t be sacked’

Sarkozy staffer won’t back boss in 2017 vote

Sarkozy staffer won’t back boss in 2017 vote

Sarkozy comeback: ‘I don’t have a choice’

Sarkozy comeback: ‘I don’t have a choice’

France’s Sarkozy hit by new phone tap leaks

France’s Sarkozy hit by new phone tap leaks

Sarkozy under fire over funding scandal

Sarkozy under fire over funding scandal

Leaked Sarkozy tapes must be removed: judges

Leaked Sarkozy tapes must be removed: judges

Sarkozy’s ‘alias’ may sue over phone tap scandal

Sarkozy’s ‘alias’ may sue over phone tap scandal

Top French court rejects Sarkozy plea

Top French court rejects Sarkozy plea

Sarkozy’s ex-wife talks of regret, scolding Gaddafi

Sarkozy’s ex-wife talks of regret, scolding Gaddafi

Sarkozy set to be focus of new book by ex-wife

Sarkozy set to be focus of new book by ex-wife

Bruni threatens to sue over website claims

Bruni threatens to sue over website claims

VIDEO: Sarkozy greeted like ‘returning’ hero

VIDEO: Sarkozy greeted like ‘returning’ hero

Sarkozy denies return at UMP crisis summit

Sarkozy denies return at UMP crisis summit

Sarkozy quits top French court over expenses

Sarkozy quits top French court over expenses

Sarkozy slips into Geneva for charity gala

Sarkozy slips into Geneva for charity gala

UMP spat sidelines Chirac’s birthday party

UMP spat sidelines Chirac’s birthday party

The legal woes of Nicolas Sarkozy

The legal woes of Nicolas Sarkozy

Bernadette Chirac: Sarkozy will be back

Bernadette Chirac: Sarkozy will be back

Sarkozy succession becomes two-horse race

Sarkozy succession becomes two-horse race

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Reshuffle: Baroin takes over as Finance Minister

Le Pen: ‘markets are mad with greed’

Le Pen: ‘markets are mad with greed’

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Sarkozy and Merkel to meet on debt

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Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti in debt crisis talks

Sarkozy hikes taxes in pre-election gamble

Sarkozy hikes taxes in pre-election gamble

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Sarkozy caught hiding watch from ‘pickpokets’ at rally

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Sarkozy’s ex-wife tells of President’s ‘groupies’

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Fifth person questioned in exam leak case

Aubry makes French presidency bid official

Aubry makes French presidency bid official

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France’s jobless figure rises in May

Ratings boost for ‘more presidential’ Sarkozy

Ratings boost for ‘more presidential’ Sarkozy

Elysée cuts costs but told to do more

Elysée cuts costs but told to do more

Sarkozy springs budget trap for Socialists

Sarkozy springs budget trap for Socialists

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Famous tree-lined canal under threat

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Military-style camps for juvenile delinquents

Working holidays for French politicians

Working holidays for French politicians

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Paris market hits two-year low

Four killed in air travel protests

Four killed in air travel protests

Sarkozy, Merkel eye ‘true eurozone government’

Sarkozy, Merkel eye ‘true eurozone government’

Sarkozy gets mixed reviews after summit

Sarkozy gets mixed reviews after summit

Delors: ‘Europe and euro on brink of abyss’

Delors: ‘Europe and euro on brink of abyss’

Sarkozy slams ‘desperate’ Qaddafi

Sarkozy slams ‘desperate’ Qaddafi

Make us pay more taxes: France’s super-rich

Make us pay more taxes: France’s super-rich

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Sarkozy calls for restraint in New Caledonia

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‘Golden’ budget rule too complicated: economists

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Eight million French living below poverty line

Sarkozy denies taking cash from Bettencourt

Sarkozy denies taking cash from Bettencourt

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Bettencourt nurse denies Sarkozy took money

Bruni: ‘I will never show a photo of my child’

Bruni: ‘I will never show a photo of my child’

President hops aboard new high-speed train

President hops aboard new high-speed train

President leaves pregnant wife in Paris

President leaves pregnant wife in Paris

French arts world at war over new museum

French arts world at war over new museum

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Corruption cops question Sarkozy’s best man

Carla Bruni expected to give birth in 10 days

Carla Bruni expected to give birth in 10 days

Sarkozy’s flower power won over Bruni

Sarkozy’s flower power won over Bruni

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Prime Minister sets sights on Paris job

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Sarkozy ‘unlikely’ to take paternity leave

Sarkozys should have given baby ‘a French name’: Le Pen

Sarkozys should have given baby ‘a French name’: Le Pen

Sarkozy attacks British and angers Italians

Sarkozy attacks British and angers Italians

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Tattoo artist squats on presidential website

French banks need €10 billion boost: PM

French banks need €10 billion boost: PM

Euro-crisis: Sarkozy set for TV debrief

Euro-crisis: Sarkozy set for TV debrief

Sarkozy woos voters after euro deal

Sarkozy woos voters after euro deal

G20 to meet in Cannes as recession threat looms

G20 to meet in Cannes as recession threat looms

French Riviera locked down for G20 summit

French Riviera locked down for G20 summit

Obama congratulates Sarkozy on birth of daughter

Obama congratulates Sarkozy on birth of daughter

G20 partners in Cannes warn Europe to fix crisis

G20 partners in Cannes warn Europe to fix crisis

World leaders put Italy under watch

World leaders put Italy under watch

More French feel the pain as budget cuts loom

More French feel the pain as budget cuts loom

Embattled France unveils budget cuts and tax hikes

Embattled France unveils budget cuts and tax hikes

Sarkozy plays up friendship in letter to Israel PM

Sarkozy plays up friendship in letter to Israel PM

President’s office red-faced over bad French grammar

President’s office red-faced over bad French grammar

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Sarkozy to give euro crisis speech

Sarkozy and Merkel demand tough new pact

Sarkozy and Merkel demand tough new pact

French blockbuster star snubs Sarkozy

French blockbuster star snubs Sarkozy

Sarkozy warns ministers against long holidays

Sarkozy warns ministers against long holidays

France to cut back on sick leave benefits

France to cut back on sick leave benefits

Sarkozy kicks off election year with warning

Sarkozy kicks off election year with warning

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Row after Hollande calls Sarko ‘dirty guy’

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‘Bongo funded Sarkozy campaign’: aide

Sarkozy in tug-of-love over Joan of Arc

Sarkozy in tug-of-love over Joan of Arc

Sarkozy and Merkel meet to heal rift in euro unity

Sarkozy and Merkel meet to heal rift in euro unity

Record number of illegal immigrants expelled

Record number of illegal immigrants expelled

French favour voting rights for foreigners: poll

French favour voting rights for foreigners: poll

Sarkozy: EU needs new treaty

Sarkozy: EU needs new treaty

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Votes for foreigners spark debate in France

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

Sarkozy ‘knew about’ arms commissions shell company: report

Sarkozy ‘knew about’ arms commissions shell company: report

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Carla tells Sarkozy “I’ll be there”

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Presidential plane makes forced landing

Poll: Credibility gap for Sarkozy

Poll: Credibility gap for Sarkozy

Faltering Sarkozy mulls end of career

Faltering Sarkozy mulls end of career

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Sarkozy’s son leaves Ukraine after hospital stay

Socialist campaign video mocked online

Socialist campaign video mocked online

Socialist drafts in Obama advisers

Socialist drafts in Obama advisers

French banks should come to Britain: Cameron

French banks should come to Britain: Cameron

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Sarko junior flown home on presidential jet

Le Pen attacks all sides over ‘pathetic’ poll

Le Pen attacks all sides over ‘pathetic’ poll

Merkel backs Sarkozy in tough re-election battle

Merkel backs Sarkozy in tough re-election battle

TV mag tells Sarkozy to ‘get out’

TV mag tells Sarkozy to ‘get out’

Sarkozy ally charged with influence peddling

Sarkozy ally charged with influence peddling

Friendly words before battle begins

Friendly words before battle begins

Sarkozy lines up right-wing election promises

Sarkozy lines up right-wing election promises

Made in France? Political parties off-message

Made in France? Political parties off-message

Expat French get Internet vote for first time

Expat French get Internet vote for first time

Sarkozy to confirm re-election bid on TV

Sarkozy to confirm re-election bid on TV

Le Pen still at risk of not being able to stand

Le Pen still at risk of not being able to stand

Sarkozy launches his re-election bid

Sarkozy launches his re-election bid

Sarkozy says rival “lies from morning to night”

Sarkozy says rival “lies from morning to night”

Carla on Sarkozy: ‘his ideas are fabulous’

Carla on Sarkozy: ‘his ideas are fabulous’

Sarkozy says rival is ‘Thatcher in London, Mitterrand in Paris’

Sarkozy says rival is ‘Thatcher in London, Mitterrand in Paris’

Sarkozy campaign music recorded in Bulgaria

Sarkozy campaign music recorded in Bulgaria

Le Pen’s halal meat claims attacked

Le Pen’s halal meat claims attacked

Brigitte Bardot offers support to Le Pen

Brigitte Bardot offers support to Le Pen

Sarkozy regrets his Fouquet’s moment

Sarkozy regrets his Fouquet’s moment

Sarkozy and Hollande reveal their playlists

Sarkozy and Hollande reveal their playlists

Le Pen refuses to debate with far-left candidate

Le Pen refuses to debate with far-left candidate

Socialist surprises with plans for 75% tax rate

Socialist surprises with plans for 75% tax rate

Hollande in London: ‘I am not dangerous’

Hollande in London: ‘I am not dangerous’

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Bonjour, cousin: Sarkozy and Hollande ‘related’

Sarkozy threatens to quit Schengen zone

Sarkozy threatens to quit Schengen zone

Sarko junior pelts police woman with tomatoes

Sarko junior pelts police woman with tomatoes

Sarkozy denies Qaddafi funding allegations

Sarkozy denies Qaddafi funding allegations

Le Pen gets backing to stay in race

Le Pen gets backing to stay in race

Carla angry over pictures of her daughter

Carla angry over pictures of her daughter

One in five gays plans to vote for far right party

One in five gays plans to vote for far right party

Sarkozy to journalist: ‘what a dickhead’

Sarkozy to journalist: ‘what a dickhead’

Tens of thousands march for leftist candidate

Tens of thousands march for leftist candidate

French lefties love ‘backdoor sex’ – study

French lefties love ‘backdoor sex’ – study

Sarkozy denies 2007 illegal campaign funding

Sarkozy denies 2007 illegal campaign funding

Expats would vote Sarkozy back in

Expats would vote Sarkozy back in

Presidential hopefuls reveal love of wine

Presidential hopefuls reveal love of wine

Carla dons wig for private Paris escapades

Carla dons wig for private Paris escapades

Three outsiders gunning for presidential upset

Three outsiders gunning for presidential upset

Twitter could lead to election cancellation

Twitter could lead to election cancellation

Hollande vows to ‘dominate finance’

Hollande vows to ‘dominate finance’

French Mosques accused of backing Hollande

French Mosques accused of backing Hollande

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Sarkozy sorry over ‘rottweiler’ jibe

Hollande’s wealth: less bling than Sarkozy

Hollande’s wealth: less bling than Sarkozy

Frugal Hollande takes train to Brussels summit

Frugal Hollande takes train to Brussels summit

Sarkozy’s wives gang up on Hollande’s girlfriend

Sarkozy’s wives gang up on Hollande’s girlfriend

Sarkozy ‘jealous’ of Carla’s ex Mick Jagger

Sarkozy ‘jealous’ of Carla’s ex Mick Jagger