Latest update: 24/05/2012
Convictions in the cabinet
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy could be in hot water over his links to millionaire Liliane Bettencourt, as his judicial immunity expires on June 15th. His successor, François Hollande, is already running into problems as minister Arnaud Montebourg is convicted of slander. And France's "first girlfriend" Valérie Trierweiler gets her own puppet on the TV show "Les guignols de l'info".