Keyword: Julie Gayet

Protests in Paris over violence against women in France

Data collected by women's advocacy group show 74 women have so far been killed this year by their husband or partner in France.

Valérie Trierweiler's bestseller on Hollande relationship to be made into film

Film based on former First Lady's scathing memoir about her stormy relationship with president will be produced by a close friend.

French presidential office staff shakeup over Hollande-Gayet photos

Several Elysée Palace staff have been moved elsewhere after publication of photos of the French president and actress in the palace grounds.

French court rules car a private place in secret actress photos case

A photographer and staff of magazine Closer received suspended fines for publishing photos of Julie Gayet at the steering wheel of her car.

Little cheer for François Hollande as he celebrates his 60th birthday

With poll ratings dismally low and the prospect of more economic woes ahead, the French president kept a low-profile on his milestone day.

Three charged over Hollande affair actress photo

Photographer and bosses at Closer magazine, which published photos of president visiting Julie Gayet, to appear in court for breach of privacy.

Closer ordered to pay damages to actress in Hollande affair

The magazine must pay 15,000 euros for breaching Julie Gayet's privacy with photos revealing her relationship with the French president.

Spotlight on ex-first lady Bruni as France's Sarkozy eyes comeback

Political watchers and brand analysts say 46-year-old singer and former model Carla Bruni is still the perfect foil to the ex-president.

Mr Hollande goes to Washington

Three-day state visit this week gives president chance to improve country’s image, with morale among American investors in France at new low.

Hollande visits Trierweiler amid further revelations of affair

Magazine publishes fresh claims over affair between an actress and President Hollande who paid a visit to his long-term partner in hospital.

Hollande's woes deepen as more revelations emerge over affair with actress

Magazine Closer publishes more evidence of French president's affair, while other media claim his partner 'took pills' after its revelations.

The disturbing criminal backdrop to Hollande's secret liaison

Behind the acute embarrassment caused for President François Hollande by recent revelations of his relationship with the actress Julie Gayet lies a disturbing backdrop. The pair met regularly in an apartment lent to them by Gayet’s friend and fellow actress Emmanuelle Hauck, who had close links with a number of individuals connected to organised crime. Mediapart has gained access to judicial documents that further underline the very serious risks run by Hollande, wittingly or unwittingly, during his secret liaison, and which former presidential security officers describe as a major failure by his protection services.         

Actress linked to Hollande struck off cultural jury

The French culture minister has blocked the appointment of Julie Gayet to a jury awarding scholarships to the Villa Medici academy in Rome.

Hollande ducks 'first lady' questions at news conference

At a news conference in Paris, the French president refused to talk about his alleged affair with an actress "out of respect for those involved".

Hollande's partner Trierweiler 'ready to forgive' affair

President's partner Valérie Trierweiler, hospitalised after learning of his affair with an actress, is said by friend 'ready to forgive' him.