IN PICTURES: France bids adieu to Jacques Chirac at funeral service in Paris

IN PICTURES: France bids adieu to Jacques Chirac at funeral service in Paris

A funeral service attended by dozens of world leaders took place in Paris on Monday for France's former president Jacques Chirac who died last week aged 86.

IN PICTURES: The story of Jaques Chirac through the years

IN PICTURES: The story of Jaques Chirac through the years

‘Does Maggie Thatcher want my balls on a plate?’: Jacques Chirac’s most famous quotes

‘Does Maggie Thatcher want my balls on a plate?’: Jacques Chirac’s most famous quotes

Jacques Chirac home after brief hospital stay

Jacques Chirac home after brief hospital stay

Cherie’s Chirac tirade ‘helped UK win Games’

Cherie’s Chirac tirade ‘helped UK win Games’

Chirac snubs Sarkozy – vows to vote for Socialist

Chirac snubs Sarkozy – vows to vote for Socialist

Austerity cuts are ‘insufficient’: Ex-PM

Austerity cuts are ‘insufficient’: Ex-PM

Trial opens for ‘medically unfit’ Chirac

Trial opens for ‘medically unfit’ Chirac

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Judge excuses ailing Chirac from graft trial

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Judges study Chirac charges in his absence

Lawyer claims Chirac took ‘briefcases of cash’

Lawyer claims Chirac took ‘briefcases of cash’

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Ex-president’s relatives attacked in metro fracas

Prosecutor seeks Chirac acquittal in graft case

Prosecutor seeks Chirac acquittal in graft case

French court to rule in Chirac corruption trial

French court to rule in Chirac corruption trial

Chirac escapes jail after guilty verdict

Chirac escapes jail after guilty verdict