The former French First Lady spoke to journalists during humanitarian visit to Mumbai
President François Hollande, the man who never married, is a bachelor again.
It is understood that she refused to put her name to the declaration
By now, you’re probably aware that Valérie Trierweiler was the unmarried ‘companion’ of French President Francois Hollande for eight years, a state of affairs that came to an end following allegations in Closer magazine that her partner had been having an affair with French actress Julie Gayet.
The magazine – which exposed the alleged affair – brought forward its normal Friday publication day by 24 hours to make "new revelations"
She is now resting at La Lanterne, the French equivalent of Chequers
French press reports President likely to choose actress Julie Gayet and ask First Lady to leave Elysee Palace
President's official partner driven to presidential retreat outside Paris
The actress is seeking 50,000 euros in damages for breach of privacy
Friends categorically deny that she took an overdose or attempted suicide, however. Further reports published in France today claim that Mr Hollande’s affair lasted for two years
The actress was expected to be appointed to a jury responsible for selecting state funded scholarships for the Villa Medic academy in Rome
This being France, the President escaped close inspection of his private life at a long-awaited press conference. Instead, he talked about his plan to slash state spending. John Lichfield reports from the Elysee Palace
President says he is ready to axe the ‘excesses and abuses’ of France’s social model
Images add insult to ignominy for the man who polls suggest is now the most unpopular French president in history
The French President staked his political credibility on a fall in the number of unemployed by the end of the year, but the figures are not going his way. What now for France’s increasingly unpopular leader, asks John Lichfield
The French President has been criticised for his interventions in Mali and CAR but insists it is not old-fashioned paternalism but a mission to save lives