Former French PM François Fillon and his  wife Penelope leave the courthouse surrounded by their lawyers in Paris on Monday. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

The trial of former French prime minister François Fillon and his Welsh-born wife Penelope on corruption charges was postponed on Monday “out of sympa(...)

Penelope and François Fillon: The 150-page charge sheet details six blocks of allegedly illegal payments totalling €1,306,400. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images

The trial of the former French prime minister François Fillon, his Welsh-born wife Penelope, and Marc Joulaud, the man who replaced Fillon in the Nati(...)