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Bad news keeps on coming for Sarkozy

By France 24
31 March 2018   |   6:30 am
The French press writes about former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy who is finding himself in increasingly hot water with the justice system. British papers, meanwhile, cover the improving health status of Yulia Skripal, who was targeted along with her father in a poison attack.


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