Francois Mitterrand News
French President's Plane Hit By Lightening
job. A possible lightning strike and bad weather forced Francois Hollande's plane to return briefly to Paris as he headed ..... the second Socialist president of modern France, after Francois Mitterrand 's 1981-1995 tenure, and rode to the presidency on a
Hollande Wins French Presidency, Promising 'New Hope for the World'
today in the presidential elections to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, making him the first incumbent president to lose ..... polls, will be France's first socialist president since Francois Mitterrand left office in 1995. "I've tried to do my best to protect
St. Martin Delivers as Caribbean Culinary Capital
home of Chef Tony Romney, who, though locally born, spent some time in Louisiana and once served French President Francois Mitterrand and U.S. President George H.W. Bush. His culinary mastery is apparent in the food, which he prepares
July 14, 1989: France's Bicentennial
future France intended it that way president Mitterrand actually had the economic summit ..... of cleaning up the environment. President Mitterrand will suggest a worldwide effort ..... parade today right next to French president Mitterrand . But this was clearly France's
May 21, 1981: French President Mitterrand
It is too early to be alarmed about Communists and president Mitterrand 's cabinet. And the western alliance will not be compromised ..... here including the Communists themselves believes that president Mitterrand will become their hostage. There had been Communist
Nov. 9, 1989: 'World News Tonight'
in west German chancellor Kohl's State of the Union Address yesterday it got a warm endorsement from French president Mitterrand earlier in the week and President Bush has repeatedly stated He also favors the idea. Even the prospect of a
The Iron Lady All For the Iron Curtain
this week date back to between April 1989 and November 1990. They reveal, for example, how then-French President Francois Mitterrand , speaking in a private conversation with his British counterpart, fuelled her mistrust of the Germans
Delicious or Disgusting? Journey to Find the World's Weirdest Food
but even within cultures of haute cuisine there are some ingredients that cause outright shock. French President Francois Mitterrand once caused a national scandal after serving ortolan at a state dinner. The tiny French songbirds, which
Excerpt: 'Reagan Diaries'
his family to helicopter to Tarrytown, New York, staying at Rockefeller mansion at Pocantico Hills; joined President Mitterrand in New York for unveiling of refurbished Statue of Liberty, commented, "Upon finishing my remarks I pushed
Not in My White House: French-Style Divorce Unthinkable Here
to come as a shock. Their presidents and spouses have a long tradition of leading separate lives. Former President Francois Mitterrand not only lived apart from his wife, Danielle, but he maintained a secret second family. His mistress even
Cleric Will Enforce Islamic Law
over its constitutionality. ( BBC ) FRANCE/ANGOLA French Charge 42 Over Angola Arms The son of ex-French President Francois Mitterrand is among 42 people who are to stand trial for their alleged involvement in sending arms to Angola. ( BBC