Tag Archives: Nicolas Sarkozy

A Night at the Opera

Paris has two opera houses. Smack in the middle of the city there’s the Phantom of the Opera place – the Palais Garnier – a big white and gilt thing from the late nineteenth century, with a grand staircase you … Continue reading

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Something Happened

Sunday, March 21, 2010 – the day change was in the air, everywhere: French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s center-right party suffered a comprehensive defeat in regional elections on Sunday, but pledged to push on with reform plans before the 2012 presidential … Continue reading

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