French president vows to fight extremism by stepping aside - Chinchilla News

Mr Hollande said he had decided against running for another term because he wants to give his Socialist party a chance to win "against conservatism and extremism", with Mr Hollande warning particularly of the threat from the far-right Front National ...

Francois Hollande: French president announces he will not stand for re-election - Daily Star

FRANCOIS Hollande has announced that he will not run for a second term as president of France. By Tom Evans / Published 1st December 2016. Francois Hollande GETTY. THE END: Mr Hollande will not run for a second spell as president. The surprise ...

Hollande bows out of French presidential race - Bicester Advertiser

Mr Hollande, in a TV address to the nation from the Elysee Palace, said he would serve out the remainder of his term until May before handing over to his successor. His Socialist Party will pick its candidate in January primaries. Mr Hollande's term ...

Grim Hollande says he won't seek second term as French president - Reuters

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech after awarding Olympic and Paralympic athletes the Legion of Honour (Legion d'Honneur) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Lionel Bonaventure/Pool. 2/2. left. right.

French president rules out 2017 run in surprise announcement - Houston Chronicle

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech after awarding the Legion of Honour (Legion d'Honneur) and the National Order of Merit (Ordre National du Merite) to Olympic and Paralympic athletes at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, France ...

NEWSMAKER-Unpopular Hollande doomed by failure of jobs promise - Thomson Reuters Foundation

PARIS, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Francois Hollande staked his political fate on a promise to bring down unemployment, and it was his failure to turn around the economy that made him France's most unpopular president ever. In a glum address from the Elysee ...

EXTRA France's Fillon says Hollande's term "ends - Europe Online Magazine

Paris (dpa) - Francois Fillon, who recently won France's conservative presidential primary, says President Francois Hollande has admitted to failure. "Tonight the president of the Republic admits with lucidity that his patent failure prevents him from ...

France's Hollande says not to join 2017 presidential race - Xinhua

PARIS, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- French President Francois Hollande on Thursday said he will not seek a second mandate in 2017 presidential election due to broken promise on unemployment and long sliding approval rating. "Today, I am aware of the risks that ...

France's Francois Hollande will not seek a second term - Business Insider UK

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday he would not seek a second term in next year's presidential election, a surprise move that clears the way for an alternative left-wing candidate. It is the first time since France's ...

French President Hollande Won''t Run for Re-Election - Nasdaq

PARIS—President Franç ois Hollande said he wouldn't stand for re-election in May, an unprecedented decision for a French head of state that adds more uncertainty to France's presidential race. Mr. Hollande's decision clears the way for his Socialist ...

French President Francois Hollande rules out running again in 2017 - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande announced Thursday that he would not seek a second term in next year's presidential election, saying he hoped to give his Socialist party a chance to win "against conservatism and extremism" by stepping aside.

President François Hollande of France Won't Seek Re-election - New York Times

President François Hollande of France said he was “aware of the risks” of a candidacy that would not rally enough people behind him. By REUTERS on Publish Date December 1, 2016. Photo by Eric Feferberg/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.

French President: No Run for Second Term - Voice of America

French President Francois Hollande, seen in this picture taken from French TV, makes a televised address from the Elysee Palace in Paris, Dec. 1, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print.

French President Hollande won't seek re-election in 2017 - euronews

François Hollande, France's most unpopular president in polling history, said on Thursday that he would not be seeking a second term in 2017. In an address on French television, the Socialist president defended his record since taking office in 2012 ...

Cirque du Soleil cancels shows after fatal accident - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cirque du Soleil "Luzia" has cancelled its San Francisco shows through Friday and hired psychologists to counsel cast and crew members in the wake of an accident that killed a technician earlier this week. But the show in town for ...

The reason French President Hollande won't seek reelection, in one chart - Washington Post

The announcement on Thursday that French President François Hollande would not seek a second term in office next year wasn't all that surprising to those who paid close attention to French politics and voters' perception of Hollande in recent months.

French President Francois Hollande will not seek re-election - LocalNews8.com

(CNN) - France's President Francois Hollande confirmed Thursday he will not seek a second term in office. French voters will go to the polls in April and May 2017, but Hollande, who has been beset by low popularity ratings, says he will not stand for ...

Francois Hollande will not seek second term as French president - Irish Independent

French President Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term in next year's presidential election. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. The 62-year-old said he hoped to give his Socialist party a chance to win "against conservatism and ...

French President Francois Hollande to not seek re-election - KCCI Des Moines

The current President of France, Francois Hollande, confirmed this week that he won't seek a second term in office. Advertisement. Hollande, whose popularity ratings have been low, made the announcement Thursday, reported CNN. "I am speaking to you ...

France's Hollande says will not stand for re-election - Business Standard

French President Francois Hollande announced today he would not seek re-election next year as he bowed to historically low approval ratings after a troubled five years in power. The 62-year-old Socialist leader put a decisive end to speculation in a ...