VIDEO: Former French PM Fillon says in court that ‘fake jobs’ scandal caused ‘irreparable damage’

François Fillon, once the front-runner to become France’s president but who fell from grace after being accused of wrongfully putting his wife on the payroll in a “fake jobs” scandal, told a Paris court Thursday that the allegations had caused “irreparable damage”. FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris-Trent reports from the court.

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