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Sarkozy, Hollande Progress as Poll Shows Le Pen Wins 20% of Vote

France’s sickly growth, along with its stubbornly high unemployment, are major factors hampering Sarkozy’s battle to win a second term, despite an energetic campaign against the blander but more popular Hollande.

Melenchon, whose clench-fisted call for an anti-capitalist revolution made him the most colourful figure on the campaign trail, called on left-wing voters to fight back and make sure Sarkozy is ousted next month. Continue reading

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Obama: ‘We Don’t Have a Stronger Friend and Stronger Ally’ Than France

“These kinds of presidential statements matter,” Gardiner adds. “No US president in modern times has described France as America’s closest ally, and such a remark is not only factually wrong but also insulting to Britain, not least coming just a few years after the French famously knifed Washington in the back over the war in Iraq.” Continue reading

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