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Meet the Republicans: No, not the American GOP — Nicolas Sarkozy's newly rebranded French conservatives

PARIS — Meet France’s new conservatives, same as the old conservatives — but with a different name.

The UMP — an acronym for « union for a popular movement » — on Saturday officially changed its name to « the Republicans » after a two-day vote by members. 341 mots de plus

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Only Spanish Says "Fuck You" With Class

Everyone who’s slogged through Beginning Spanish knows that there are two registers for referring to people: the informal (and, in some places, vos) and the formal  1 010 mots de plus

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France’s glamorous former justice minister blasts auditor after monetary claims for designer clothing denied

Rachida Dati, France’s glamorous former justice minister, has hit back at the state auditor after it refused to pay for almost €9,000 (₤6,500) her ministry spent on luxury clothes, scarves, « gifts », restaurants and patisserie while she was in office. 664 mots de plus

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Sarkozy Still Battling Corruption Charges, With the Presidency Now at Stake

Nicolas Sarkozy is looking to the future as his newly named Les Republicains prepare for a fresh start in 2017. Unfortunately for the former president, his own past cannot be scrubbed as easily as his party’s. 294 mots de plus

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France: Sarkozy' secret tapes are consider as legal evidence

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is in trouble. The court has decided to validates secret tapes where Sarkozy talks with his lawyer Thierry Herzog as legal evidence. 143 mots de plus

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Nicolas Sarkozy et son récent succès aux élections locales françaises

Ce blog est inspiré par le tutoriel qui a eu lieu dans la semaine cinq. Mon entrée de blog discutera Nicolas Sarkozy et son récent succès aux élections locales françaises qui ont eu lieu durant le mois de mars de cette année. 359 mots de plus