29th November 2014
France: Former President who wants to repeal same-sex marriage elected as opposition leader 11
9:55 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who wants to repeal same-sex marriage, has been elected to lead the main opposition party.
19th November 2014
France: Former President Sarkozy condemned by key allies for call to scrap equal marriage 18
5:09 PM — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been condemned by a number of his political allies, after he called for same-sex marriage to be repealed.
22nd September 2014
Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage is ‘humiliating families’ 33
12:58 PM — Announcing his return to politics, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy has condemned François Hollande for introducing same-sex marriage to the country, calling it "humiliating" for families.
26th November 2012
Former French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy: ‘I am in favour of gay marriage and adoption’ 7
10:15 AM — The former first lady of France, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, has backed the current French Government’s plans to make same-sex marriage legal.
15th February 2012
French UMP ‘expelling’ Vanneste over gay comments 40
5:02 PM — The French UMP party of French president Nicolas Sarkozy is reportedly expelling Christian Vanneste for comments he made about gay people and gay history in a video released this week.
27th May 2011
Sarkozy ally compares gay marriage to bestiality in French parliament 79
10:24 AM — Brigitte Barèges, an MP in French president Nicolas Sarkozy's ruling UMP party, has sparked an angry reaction in the French parliament by comparing gay marriage to bestiality.