On the 14 January François Hollande gave a Presidential Address on the State of the French Nation. Needless to say most attention was focused on how he would handle questions on the reports of his recent affair.
4.50 pm GMT. In response to a question about his security arrangements during his nocturnal escapades, François Hollande replies " I always have protection."
For the full press conference see: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/14/francois-hollande-press-conference-on-economy-and-affair-live