The apparent conciliation between Carla Bruni, the President’s wife, and Rachida Dati, his former justice minister, follows months of tension.
So how do we fit in?
Their dislike of each other has never been far from the surface.
But as they chatted and kissed at a state dinner for the Lebanese president at the Elysee Palace, it seemed France’s most high-profile women may finally have made up.
Ah, only if gatherings on round tables in Lebanon would bring peace among the participants.