Revenge memoir by Hollande’s former partner Valérie Trieweiler to be turned into film

Every time the French president, François Hollande, tries to present himself in a statesmanlike role, his former partner, Valérie Trierweiler, steals the limelight.

Monday was no exception. After Hollande spent two hours on French radio in a patent relaunch of his presidency, a film producer announced that a biopic of Trierweiler’s revenge memoir Merci Pour Ce Moment (Thank You For This Moment) is now in the works. Continue reading…

Valérie Trierweiler spent more than previously thought, says report

Valérie Trierweiler cost the French taxpayer €481,900 (£381,000) last year as France’s “first lady”, a figure considerably higher than previously reported, according to an official audit. Continue reading…