France’s gay marriage bill has parliament in stitches... or playing Scrabble

The French government’s gay marriage bill has sparked a sense of hysteria among certain French lawmakers, with a late-night game of vulgar Scrabble and a bout of laughter stirring up an otherwise tedious process.
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French MPs: is there a deontologist in the house?

The past couple of weeks have seen some rather strange goings-on in France's National Assembly, or lower house of parliament. This comes despite the fact that the Socialists only took power a few months ago. Read more...