Hollande critic dumps manure at parliament

Jan 16, 2014, 9:18 AM EST
French President Francois Hollande speaks to the media following talks at the Chancellery hours after Hollande's inauguration in Paris on May 15, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.
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French president François Hollande is facing a scandal over an alleged affair, a dangerously low approval rating, and a stagnant economy. The tons of manure dumped at the national parliament building by a so-far anonymous critic constitute another, and possibly very harmful, public humiliation. 

Background:

Critic says it with dung [Reuters]

Hollande has yet to visit first lady in hospital [The Australian]

Hollande must act on jobs: central bank [AFP]

How long for the accidental president? [Globe and Mail]

 

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