There is long road ahead for Sarkozy to avoid time in prison and follow the example of France’s wartime leader Philippe Pétain, says Dr David Lees of the University of Warwick's Department of French Studies, after he was found guilty in corruption trial.
Valery Giscard d’Estaing: Dr David Lees comments on a 'modernising if controversial' President of France
Dr David Lees from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures comments on news reports that former president of France Valery Giscard d’Estaing has died.
Dr David Lees, expert in French politics from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, discusses Former French Prime Minister François Fillon’s appearance in court for his role in a "fake jobs" scandal.
Dr Alex Corcos from the department of French Studies comments on the latest on the protests in France. As PM Edouard Philippe has announced plans to punish those who hold unsanctioned protests following the weeks of unrest caused by the Yellow Vest movement.
Dr Oliver Davis, Reader in French Studies at the University of Warwick comments on President Macron's approach to the 'yellow vest' protests.