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Latest update : 2013-03-22

"Allo quoi !"

We start with Nicolas Sarkozy who is under formal investigation for "breach of trust", this in relation to alleged illegal fundraising for his 2007 campaign. A Bordeaux court is investigating whether the former President was in receipt of funds from L'Oréal heiress, Liliane Bettencourt. Also, the latest catch phrase in France is "Allo quoi!" - we look into its reality tv origins.

By James CREEDON

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2016-07-21 Brexit

Is Theresa May hoping to divide Paris and Berlin in Brexit negotiations?

'Le Monde' is analysing Theresa May's trips to Berlin and Paris and wonders if they are not a bid to play the two cities off against each other in Brexit negotiations. We take a...

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2016-07-20 Syria

#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes

'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town...

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2016-07-19 Donald Trump

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2016-07-18 Truck attack in Nice

Nice attacker: Terrorist or 'simply deranged'?

A clearer picture is emerging of the man behind the Nice attack - a drug user who picked up men and women using dating sites. Bouhlel is thought to have become radicalised "very...

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2016-07-14 François Hollande

Bastille Day Boris-bashing

It's Bastille Day with François Hollande touching on a range of issues during a traditional TV interview to mark the French national holiday. He answered questions ranging from...

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