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Tax-payers foot the bill for free Carla Bruni CDs - Telegraph
Thousands of Carla Bruni CDs are to be given away for free in a French taxpayer-funded campaign to promote exports.

The album will be sent to people around the world along with wine and cheese vouchers.

The government insists the initiative is aimed at increasing international food and drink sales but anger has been expressed at the way it also promotes the wife of the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy.

by Fran on Tue May 5th, 2009 at 01:52:38 PM EST
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