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'I think Fillon has to step down'

French centre-right presidential candidate, Francois Fillon, who had been widely tipped to be the country's next leader, is facing a widening investigation into payments made to family members.

Mr Fillon, a former prime minister, denies wrongdoing amid allegations he paid his wife, Penelope Fillon, hundreds of thousands of euros from public funds for work she may not have done.

  • 02 Feb 2017
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