Weekend Headlines Bloomberg: Sarkozy, Hollande to Square Off as Le Pen H as Record Vote. Socialist Francois Hollande and President Nicolas Sarkozy progressed to the final round of France’s election, with the incumbent’s hopes of victory resting on winning supporters from Marine Le Pen’s anti-euro National Front. Hollande won 28.5 percent of the vote against 27.1 percent for Sarkozy, the interior ministry said in Paris.
To know: Europeans voted for change in various elections held over the weekend; in France, the Socialist candidate Francois Hollande beat incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy, while in Greece, far-left and far-right parties won seats... Read Post
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is on the ropes after finishing behind Socialist challenger Francois Hollande in the first round of France's presidential election. Both candidates returned to the campaign trail on Monday after the ... Read Post