France's President Nicolas Sarkozy delivers a speech on road safety at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Nov. 30.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to deliver a speech that will set out his vision for Europe. This is a big speech: First because Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been leading the efforts to save the euro and contain the European sovereign debt problems. Secondly, Sarkozy is facing a tough reelection campaign next spring and he is expected to make the case that he's the best person to take the country forward.
President Obama, right, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy last Thursday in Cannes, France.
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy was overheard last week telling President Obama that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "a liar," according to reports from Reuters, The Associated Press and other news outlets.
Sarkozy also said of Netanyahu that "I can't stand him," the stories say.
French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy waits for the spouses of the Heads of Delegation participating in the G8 Summit in May. Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, 43, confirmed to the press her pregnancy and first child together with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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We'll get back to the serious stuff in a bit. But first: After months of speculation, France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has confirmed that she is with child.