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Fillon to sue 'Le Monde' over anti-Sarkozy plot claims

Former Prime Minister François Fillon has hit back at claims he put pressure on the Chief of Staff of the Elysée Palace, Jean-Pierre Jouyet, to speed up legal proceedings against Nicolas Sarkozy. The scandal reflects badly on the centre-right UMP party with rivalry between Sarkozy and Fillon even more under the spotlight than usual. Neither does it do any favours for the Socialist Party, with calls for President Hollande's right-hand man to step down.

By James CREEDON

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2018-06-22 Selina SYKES

Melania’s jacket: What did it mean?

Everyone is still talking about Melania’s ‘I really don’t care do you?’ jacket during a visit to a facility housing migrant children and what message she was trying to send....

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2018-06-21 Emma JAMES

Melania, migrant children and a curious message

The furore over migrant children being separated from their parents at the US border continues, despite Donald Trump's move to end the practice. The First Lady - who was said to...

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2018-06-20 Emma JAMES

US media: Outraged and outrageous on immigration

Outrage over the US policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border has ballooned, with the revelation that babies are being held in "tender age" shelters....

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2018-06-19 James CREEDON

Trump's anti-Merkel Twitter tirade

As discontent mounts over images showing distressed children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, Donald Trump has launched a second blistering attack on Angela...

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2018-06-18 James CREEDON

Aquarius, refugees and 'Europe's soul'

As the controversy continues over Europe's divided response to the MS Aquarius, we take a look at comment in various European media about a major faultline in European politics:...

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