French interior minister resigns over new 'fake jobs' accusations


French interior minister Bruno Le Roux resigned on Tuesday just hours after a TV report said he had employed his two then-teenage daughters as parliamentary assistants during their secondary school holidays and also when both were supposedly engaged in other activity, paying them a total of 55,000 euros from parliamentary funds.

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France's interior minister Bruno Le Roux announced his resignation on Tuesday after financial prosecutors opened a preliminary inquiry into a report that he hired his student-age daughters for summer jobs while a member of parliament, reports The Telegraph.