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Top ten: Outrageous French political scandals

After the dramatic fall from grace of France's Budget Minister Jérôme Cahuzac, who finally admitted having lied about the existence of his Swiss bank account this week, The Local looks back at some other great scandals that have involved France's public figures over the years. Some are well known and others, which include the Panama Canal, dodgy diamonds, a cardinal and a prostitute might not be.

 

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