Uruguay's President Jose Mujica helping his pet dog climb into the presidential Volkswagen Beetle
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Uruguay's Jose Mujica gets $1m offer for his VW Beetle

Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says he has been offered $1m (£630,000) for his vintage Volkswagen Beetle.

Mr Mujica, once dubbed "the poorest president in the world" because of his modest lifestyle, said the offer had come from an Arab sheikh.

Ben Bland reports.

  • 07 Nov 2014
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