Keyword: Rachida Dati
Right-wing commentator Eric Zemmour said choice by ex-minister of North African origin to give her daughter an Arab name was 'outragious' and that those with names like Zinedine Zidane were 'less French' than himself.
State audit court rejects 190,000 euros of ministry's lavish expense claims, including for luxury gifts and clothing such as Hermès scarves.
Former justice minister and Sarkozy protegée says high turnout can help combat threat of 'ultra-violent, ultra-racist and populist' parties.
Rachida Dati, who wants to be mayor of Paris, says she is nothing like her pin-up image and claims powerful women are given a hard time in France.
French court orders hotel and casino chain boss Dominique Desseigne to undergo DNA test to establish if he fathered former justice minister's child.