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07Mar/17

French right closes ranks behind Fillon

Friends and detractors of Francois Fillon seek to bridge divisions and put the candidate’s presidential campaign back on track despite a damaging financial scandal.

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06Feb/17

France’s scandal-hit Fillon fights on for presidency

French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon is defending his past conduct in a scandal involving payments to his wife for work which a press report says she did not do, and says he will push on in his bid for the presidency. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading