Francois Hollande announces split from partner Valerie

French President Francois Hollande has announced his split with his partner Valerie Trierweiler to the news agency AFP. It follows claims he had an affair with actress Julie Gayet.

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France's First Lady Valerie Trierweiler 'leaves hospital'

The partner of Francois Hollande has reportedly left hospital a week after she was admitted amid reports of an affair between the French president and actress Julie Gayet.

Valerie Trierweiler has reportedly left hospital. Credit: Bernard Patrick/ABACA

Valerie Trierweiler was admitted to hospital after reportedly suffering from shock and has now apparently returned to a presidential residency in Versailles.

French magazine Closer alleged that Hollande has been having an affair with Gayet since the 2012 presidential campaign.

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