Cécilia Sarkozy

Doubt cast on role of Sarkozy's ex-wife as parliamentary assistant

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French investigative and satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaîné reports that no obvious evidence of work exists to justify the employment as a well-paid parliamentary assistant in 2002-2003 of Nicolas Sarkozy's then wife Cécilia, who was hired by Sarkozy's stand-in as Member of Parliament after he was appointed interior minister.

Book tells of private misery of France’s ‘First Ladies’

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Author reveals the boredom, frustration and the feeling of being sidelined that has been endured by Premières Dames in recent decades.