Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Valerie Trierweiler, the girlfriend of French President Francois Hollande, has given plans to legalise gay marriage with her personal seal of approval by announcing she will be a witness at one of the first ceremonies.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 24, 2012
Three French magazines were fined on Tuesday for publishing photographs of President Francois Hollande's companion Valerie Trierweiler in a bikini which were taken when they were on a summer break.
Reuters | Wednesday October 3, 2012
France's "First Lady" is dropping plans to relaunch a TV career but says that she will not quit as a journalist at Paris Match magazine because she wants to raise her children without depending on President Francois Hollande for money.
Associated Press | Thursday August 2, 2012
France's President Francois Hollande has headed off on vacation this year by train, not plane, in a break with his flashy predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy.
Associated Press | Saturday July 14, 2012
A feud involving the French president's live-in girlfriend, his former partner and his eldest son may have tarnished the new leader's carefully cultivated image as "Mr. Normal" - credited with helping him win the spring election among a populace wear...
Reported by Noopur Tiwari | Thursday June 14, 2012
It's full blown war between the two women who clearly have been the most important in the private life of the French President. And it all started with a tweet.
Reuters | Wednesday June 13, 2012
France's First Lady set the country's Twitter feeds alight on Tuesday with an encouraging message to a parliamentary election rival of Segolene Royal, the Socialist politician who lived before her with President Francois Hollande.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 22, 2012
France's new first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, on Monday said she had been given some precious tips on her new role by Michelle Obama, as she eyed a future as an ambassador for equality.
Associated Press | Friday May 11, 2012
When outgoing president Nicolas Sarkozy and his supermodel turned singer wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy make way for France's new first couple, a very different first lady will enter the Elysee Palace.
Reported by Noopur Tiwari | Thursday May 10, 2012
Francois Hollande could actually have been the first "laddy" or "first gentleman" (or whatever it is that husbands of women Presidents are called) had Segolene Royal been elected President in 2007. France unfortunately hasn't ever had any "Premier Mo...
Noopur Tiwari | Wednesday May 9, 2012
France has two first ladies for the moment. Carla Bruni, wife of outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy, and Valerie Trierweiler, the companion of the newly elected President Francois Hollande. They both have their 'firsts'. Carla Bruni was the first one...
Agence France-Presse | Monday May 7, 2012
Taking over from a supermodel should not be a problem for Valerie Trierweiler, who has plenty of glamour of her own, but making state visits abroad as France's first unmarried first lady might just be.