Trierweiler 'took pills' over Hollande split
4 September 2014 Last updated at 02:32 BST
France's former First Lady Valerie Trierweiler has revealed she swallowed sleeping pills after confronting President Francois Hollande over his affair with actress Julie Gayet.
Her account of their break-up has been revealed in excerpts of a book published by Paris Match magazine.
Photos of Mr Hollande's liaison with Ms Gayet appeared in January.
Alpa Patel reports.