French ex-PM Fillon and wife guilty in ‘fake jobs’ scandal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The couple wore anti-virus masks in court on Monday Ex-French Prime Minister François Fillon and his Welsh wife Penelope have been found guilty over a "fake jobs" scandal.He was accused of paying his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for work she allegedly never did when employed as his assistant.The scandal torpedoed Fillon's 2017 bid to become...

Wife of foreign worker desperate to be with her 4 children after being denied re-entry to Canada

Undine Weiler felt huge relief when Ottawa relaxed its travel ban for foreign workers earlier this month . It meant she would soon be back with her husband and four children in Calgary. Or so she thought.Weiler, a German citizen with an open work permit, was reassured by the Canadian embassy in Germany that she’d be allowed to return to Canada, despite severe restrictions enacted to stem the...