Keyword: Le Figaro
Former French president says he would allow firms to scrap 35-hour week, cut taxes and shrink country's civil service.
Angry former president likens eavesdropping to actions of former East German police and says Republic's principles have been 'trampled' on.
With jobless total at 16 year high, the French president's poll ratings fall below 20% for the first time since his election win in May 2012.
Half of France's babysitters and teaching assistants and a third of domestic cleaners are paid 'under the table' says new survey.
An opinion poll for French daily Le Figaro found a majority of respondents believed Islam had too great an influence in France.
French journalists Edith Bouvier and William Daniels have managed to get out of Syria and are now safely in Lebanon, confirms President Sarkozy.