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Latest update : 2012-06-11

First girlfriend? First journalist?

Britain's Daily Mail savages France's first lady Valérie Trierweiler, calling her The Rottweiler. That paper and much of the French press is looking at her return to work at Paris Match magazine this week. Some of the pieces focus on the dilemma of just what to call her - First girlfriend? First journalist? That's the focus for Friday, 8th June 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-04-18 François Hollande

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