French police on Thursday detained a close ally of Nicolas Sarkozy and two other officials from his UMP party. On Wednesday three former directors of a PR firm were charged in the same inquiry
Nicolas Sarkozy’s main rivals as right-wing candidate in France’s 2017 presidential election squared up to the former president on Sunday after his political comeback on Friday.
Sarkozy seems set to shave but will not ride a white horse.
UMP's Fillon and Copé, Shakespeare's Juliet and nuclear power prices are all in today's papers.