Path clears for Sarkozy to return to the ring

Path clears for Sarkozy to return to the ring

When he walked out of the Élysée Palace after a humiliating election defeat vowing never to return, Nicolas Sarkozy's political career appeared to be over. But after charges were dropped over the Bettencourt funding scandal, the way is almost clear for a return to the ring.

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