Ever wondered why the French curse the way they do? Hattie Ditton tries to get to the bottom of merde and a few other swear words.
It’s all about Donald Trump’s election win in the French papers this Thursday. Left-wing daily Libération makes its stance clear by headlining with “American Psycho” and a sinister photo of the US president-elect. Many papers are also wondering what implications Trump’s shock victory could have on the far-right ahead of 2017 presidential elections here in France.
Though the former French President never admitted to it, rumours of him and his wife, model Carla Bruni both having affairs outside their marriage surfaced in the media in 2010. While details of Carla’s affair with musician Benjamin Biolay made headlines, Sarkozy’s involvement with his ecology minister Chantal Jouanno was hushed up soon.