Emmanuel Macron is 24 years younger than his wife, and the incoming French president is exasperated that people keep talking about it. Discussing the assumptions and rumors about his relationship his wife, Brigitte, Macron told Le Parisian newspaper this week that "if I had been 20 years older than my wife, nobody would have thought for a single second that I couldn't be." It's a sentiment many French women seem to relate to.
So said Jeanine Pirro, latterly of "Birmingham is a Muslim-only city fame", as she began a piece to camera on her show Justice this weekend. Pirro, a former judge, explains of Islamic terrorism: "You're in danger, I'm in danger. We're at war. And this is not going to stop."
Olympics officials should give tickets for empty venues to Games fans, Labour said today. Shadow Olympics minister Dame Tessa Jowell, who held the post in 2005 when Britain won the right to hold the Games, demanded urgent action to end the spectacle of empty seats which has blighted the first two days of sport. Dame Tessa praised Locog chairman Lord Coe for announcing plans to make more seats available to frustrated fans angry at officials and sponsors who have not used their allocation.