The storm in the goldfish bowl continues. The latest French political scandal has given rise to a series of denials and contradictions worthy of a schoolyard.
There's a storm brewing in the goldfish bowl of French politics, and it's making splashes all over this morning's front pages.
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
The French Senate has swung back to the right with, for the first time ever, two National Front Senators after elections on Sunday.