Allegations not disrupting Hollande's work

Amid media storm over alleged affair with an actress, the French president has focused on foreign affairs.

    France's President Francois Hollande is trying to continue with business as usual, with an address to diplomats in Paris - despite further claims emerging about his private life. He has also visited his official partner in hospital for the first time since reports emerged of his alleged affair with actress Julie Gayet.
     
    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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