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Sarkozy, Royal spent tens of thousands on campaign grooming, make-up

January 19, 2008/2.35

Echoing the expense that President Clinton was once known for (an infamous expensive haircut at LAX), a commission in France examining the make-up, hair and related expenses of its presidential candidates in 2007 revealed that the Socialist Party’s Ségolène Royal spent €53,581during her campaign.    Nicolas Sarkozy, who won the presidency, spent €34,445.    The commission would […]

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International think-tank announces fifth annual Brands with a Conscience

January 3, 2008/13.49

The Medinge Group, an international think-tank on branding and business, today releases its fifth annual Brands with a Conscience list. In the Group’s opinion, these eight diverse organizations show that it is possible for brands to succeed as they contribute to the betterment of the society by sustainable, socially responsible and humanistic behaviour.    The […]

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Bruni joins Sarko in Luxor

December 26, 2007/2.51

The French political and gossip press, as well as some glossies, united over Christmas as President Nicolas Sarkozy’s girlfriend, model-turned-singer Carla Bruni, ?ew to Luxor with his family to stay at the ?ve-star Hotel So?tel Old Winter Palace (left), near the Karnak temple. The family ?ew on a Falcon 900 private jet loaned by billionaire Vincent Bolloré. This was con?rmed […]

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Survey: 86 per cent believe Sarkozy’s image unchanged

December 23, 2007/8.56

According to a survey published in Le Journal du Dimanche, 86 per cent of French people do not feel that the image of President Nicolas Sarkozy has changed since his romance with model–singer Carla Bruni became public. Eleven per cent believe his image has deteriorated, while three per cent believe it has improved.    Eighty-nine per […]

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The Sarkozy–Bruni romance is in the Zeitgeist

December 18, 2007/10.01

Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of France, is enjoying a heck of a publicity honeymoon. First, he won the election. Then, he went to the US and gave a speech to the Joint Houses that had everyone from Dubya to Hillary applauding. His speech citing Israeli–Palestinian peace a few days ago was largely well received. And now, […]

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Arizona road trip

December 3, 2007/8.32

There are a lot of connections between myself, Stanley Moss, Pierre d’Huy, Lucire and the Medinge Group. Rather than explain things too much, I’d like to share some photos that won’t be in a future Lucire from Stanley, who serves as travel editor: after all, this blog is about the behind-the-scenes happenings at this magazine […]

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