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L'Oreal heiress Bettencourt lived with the scent of money

22 Sep 2017

PARIS Regularly named France's richest person and for years the wealthiest woman in the world thanks to her L'Oreal inheritance, Liliane Bettencourt lived her life surrounded by the scent of money, politics and more than a touch of scandal.

L'Oreal heiress Bettencourt lived with the scent of money

22 Sep 2017

PARIS Regularly named France's richest person and for years the wealthiest woman in the world thanks to her L'Oreal inheritance, Liliane Bettencourt lived her life surrounded by the scent of money, politics and more than a touch of scandal.

France's Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

16 May 2017

PARIS Newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron appointed a conservative prime minister on Monday in a move to broaden his political appeal and weaken his opponents before parliamentary elections in June.

Macron stretches lead in last throes of French presidential campaign

06 May 2017

PARIS Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron extended his lead in the polls over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Friday, the final day of campaigning in a tumultuous election race that has turned the country's politics upside down. | Video

France's Juppe backs Fillon, says "not jumping ship"

10 Mar 2017

PARIS Former prime minister Alain Juppe on Friday threw his support behind Francois Fillon's French presidential bid, hoping to heal party divisions days after he sharply criticised the conservative candidate in a speech.

France's Fillon told to change tone: party source

07 Mar 2017

PARIS Senior French conservatives have told their struggling presidential candidate Francois Fillon to tone down the rhetoric, a party source said, after he repeatedly attacked the judiciary and claimed that TV channels had falsely reported his wife had committed suicide.

France's Fillon told to change tone - party source

07 Mar 2017

PARIS Senior French conservatives have told their struggling presidential candidate Francois Fillon to tone down the rhetoric, a party source said, after he repeatedly attacked the judiciary and claimed that TV channels had falsely reported his wife had committed suicide.

French conservatives in disarray as Fillon clings on

06 Mar 2017

PARIS France's conservatives appeared to be at war with themselves less than 50 days from the presidential election as Francois Fillon clung on to his struggling, scandal-tainted campaign and senior party members fought to oust him as their candidate.

Rebel tells France's Fillon that voters are deserting

16 Feb 2017

PARIS Scandal-hit French presidential candidate Francois Fillon came under renewed attack from within his own conservative camp on Wednesday as he sought to hold his campaign together through talks with ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy.

Le Pen slams rival Fillon over use of religion in politics

11 Jan 2017

PARIS Far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen attacked her main rival Francois Fillon on Tuesday over the link he has made between his political stance and his Christian beliefs, exposing a thorny issue facing their campaigns.

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