“It was completely impossible for Nicolas Sarkozy to influence my vote”, assures Michel Platini

Michel Platini, May 28, 2015. FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP It is an understatement to say that Michel Platini did not appreciate the interview that Sepp Blatter gave to the World, in which the former president of the International Football Federation (FIFA) ensures that “Without Sarkozy’s intervention at the last moment on Platini, Qatar would never … Read more

Nicolas Sarkozy expected to stand as a witness in the Elysee polls trial

Nicolas Sarkozy, October 8, 2021, in Bordeaux. PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP Nicolas Sarkozy is expected, Tuesday, November 2, to testify at the trial of his former relatives in the case of the Elysee polls. Protected by the presidential immunity conferred on him by the Constitution, Mr. Sarkozy has never been prosecuted or heard about suspicions … Read more

Nicolas Sarkozy summoned to the “Elysee polls” trial, a gray area of ​​presidential immunity

Former President of the Republic Nicolas Sarkozy, in Nice, October 15, 2021. VALERY HACHE / AFP The 32e chamber of the Paris Criminal Court is categorical: the testimony of Nicolas Sarkozy during the trial of the so-called “Elysee polls” case is “Necessary for the manifestation of the truth”. To hear it, the magistrates took an … Read more

the testimony of Nicolas Sarkozy deemed “necessary for the manifestation of the truth”

The former President of the Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy, will be forced, if necessary by the police, to testify as a witness, on November 2, in the “Elysee polls affair”. ALAIN JOCARD / AFP It is a dramatic turn of events, on the second day of the trial of the Elysée polls affair: Nicolas Sarkozy will … Read more

“People are not fooled by anything”, reacts Nicolas Sarkozy after his conviction

The former head of state, sentenced to one year in prison for the illegal financing of his 2012 presidential campaign, spoke at a signing session for his new book, Saturday in Paris. Article written by Posted the 02/10/2021 12:49 Update the 02/10/2021 13:01 Reading time : 1 min. He spoke publicly for the first time … Read more

“This is the first time that Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced as President of the Republic”

Former President of the Republic Nicolas Sarkozy was found guilty on Thursday, September 30, of “Illegal financing” of his 2012 presidential campaign, and was sentenced to one year in prison. He immediately appealed. Pascale Robert-Diard, judicial columnist at World, who followed the whole trial, answered your questions. Read also Bygmalion trial: Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to … Read more

Au procès Bygmalion, Nicolas Sarkozy et son avocat affaibli

L’ancien chef de l’Etat Nicolas Sarkozy arrive au tribunal de Paris pour son interrogatoire dans le procès Bygmalion le 15 juin. PASCAL ROSSIGNOL / REUTERS Lors de son unique journée de présence au procès de ses comptes de campagne devant le tribunal correctionnel de Paris, lundi 15 juin, Nicolas Sarkozy a lâché une drôle de … Read more