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Reports and reaction as Nicolas Sarkozy questioned in France

Reports and reaction as French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy is detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling.

Mr Sarkozy is being held at Nanterre, near Paris, in an unprecedented step against a former president.

Mr Sarkozy's lawyer was questioned on Monday on suspicion of seeking inside information about a case against the former leader.

  • 01 Jul 2014
  • From the section Europe