Hollande faces fresh controversy over 'toothless' remark
The French president's former girlfriend, Valerie Trierweiler, has renewed her claim he used "toothless" as a nickname for the poor.
Francois Hollande was accused of using the term by Ms Trierweiler after their acrimonious split in 2014.
In a new book, Mr Hollande said he never used the term in a derogatory way and called her story "a betrayal".
In response, Ms Trierweiler posted what appears to be a 2005 text message from the president using the term.
The allegation is potentially damaging to the Socialist Party president as he considers whether to stand again in next... read more
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