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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...