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Former French President in hospital with lung infection

83-year-old former head of state Jacques Chirac "will remain in hospital for the next few days" according to his son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux.

83-year-old former head of state Jacques Chirac "will remain in hospital for the next few days" according to his son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux.

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Health scare for French ex-president Jacques Chirac

Former French President Jacques Chirac has been released from hospital after a health scare on Monday evening. The 81-year-old is said to have been

Former French President Jacques Chirac has been released from hospital after a health scare on Monday evening. The 81-year-old is said to have been

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Chirac won't appeal corruption conviction

France’s former president Jacques Chirac says he won’t appeal his corruption conviction. Still maintaining his innocence, the 79-year-old issued a

France’s former president Jacques Chirac says he won’t appeal his corruption conviction. Still maintaining his innocence, the 79-year-old issued a

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Chirac guilty of embezzlement, but avoids jail

Guilty of embezzlement — the verdict making Jacques Chirac the first former French head of state to be convicted of a crime since the end of World

Guilty of embezzlement — the verdict making Jacques Chirac the first former French head of state to be convicted of a crime since the end of World

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Chirac found guilty of corruption

Former French President Jacques Chirac has received a two-year suspended jail term after being been found guilty of mis-using public funds. The

Former French President Jacques Chirac has received a two-year suspended jail term after being been found guilty of mis-using public funds. The

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Inquiry into corruption claims against Chirac

The prosecutor’s office in Paris has started an inquiry into allegations by lawyer Robert Bourgi that former President Jacques Chirac and his Prime

The prosecutor’s office in Paris has started an inquiry into allegations by lawyer Robert Bourgi that former President Jacques Chirac and his Prime

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Chirac to face corruption trial in absentia

Former French president Jacques Chirac will be tried on corruption charges in his absence, because his memory is too frail. A court in Paris

Former French president Jacques Chirac will be tried on corruption charges in his absence, because his memory is too frail. A court in Paris

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Chirac trial to go ahead without the star defendant

The corruption trial against Jacques Chirac is to go ahead – although the former French president is too ill to attend. The judge has accepted a

The corruption trial against Jacques Chirac is to go ahead – although the former French president is too ill to attend. The judge has accepted a

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French prosecutors accept Chirac's sick note

Former French President Jacques Chirac has missed the opening of his corruption trial in Paris due to ill health. Prosecutors say they are happy to

Former French President Jacques Chirac has missed the opening of his corruption trial in Paris due to ill health. Prosecutors say they are happy to

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Empty dock as Chirac trial gets underway

The corruption trial against Jacques Chirac has started, but the former French president’s doctors said he was too ill to come to court say his

The corruption trial against Jacques Chirac has started, but the former French president’s doctors said he was too ill to come to court say his

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Chirac may be too ill to stand trial in France

Former French president Jacques Chirac could avoid facing corruption charges now he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. A judge in Paris

Former French president Jacques Chirac could avoid facing corruption charges now he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. A judge in Paris

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Chirac joke falls flat with French right

He may have been joking but not everyone will see the funny side. Suggesting a switch of political camps, former French President Jacques Chirac

He may have been joking but not everyone will see the funny side. Suggesting a switch of political camps, former French President Jacques Chirac

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Jacques Chirac corruption trial delayed

Former French President Jacques Chirac is out of court for now after a judge suspended his corruption trial. The criminal process was postponed

Former French President Jacques Chirac is out of court for now after a judge suspended his corruption trial. The criminal process was postponed

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France: Chirac corruption trial could be postponed

Former French President Jacques Chirac has gone on trial for corruption in Paris, even though the case could be postponed as early as tomorrow

Former French President Jacques Chirac has gone on trial for corruption in Paris, even though the case could be postponed as early as tomorrow

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France: Chirac corruption trial opens

The former French president Jacques Chirac has gone on trial in Paris for corruption. Chirac, who has always denied any wrong-doing, is accused of

The former French president Jacques Chirac has gone on trial in Paris for corruption. Chirac, who has always denied any wrong-doing, is accused of

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Chirac to get his day in court

Former French president Jacques Chirac is due in court this week to face corruption charges. A trial centred on allegations he created bogus jobs

Former French president Jacques Chirac is due in court this week to face corruption charges. A trial centred on allegations he created bogus jobs

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Former French president sued over 2002 bomb

The former French President Jacques Chirac is being sued for manslaughter by the families of French naval contractors killed by a bomb in Pakistan

The former French President Jacques Chirac is being sued for manslaughter by the families of French naval contractors killed by a bomb in Pakistan

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Paris Council drops complaints against Chirac

It is the latest twist in a French affair, but this time the saga could well and truly have been put to bed. The City of Paris has dropped

It is the latest twist in a French affair, but this time the saga could well and truly have been put to bed. The City of Paris has dropped

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Chirac facing second 'corruption' probe

Former French president Jacques Chirac has been placed under official investigation in a second corruption probe. The move is a further blow to

Former French president Jacques Chirac has been placed under official investigation in a second corruption probe. The move is a further blow to

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France divided over move to try Chirac

The announcement that former French President Jacques Chirac is to stand trial over corruption charges has provoked mixed reactions in France

The announcement that former French President Jacques Chirac is to stand trial over corruption charges has provoked mixed reactions in France