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Fillon - Free-marketeer's French presidential bid hurt by fake jobs affair

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Conservative candidate Francois Fillon was the favourite to win the election until two months ago. Then his campaign was brought down by allegations he paid his wife more than a million euros of public money for more than 30 years for work she did not do.

21 Apr 2017
21 Apr 2017

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon was the favourite to win the election until two months ago. Then his campaign was brought down by allegations he paid his wife more than a million euros of public money for more than 30 years for work she did not do.