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French vote in decisive run-off election between Sarkozy and Hollande

PARIS - France voted in a presidential run-off election on Sunday that could see Socialist challenger Francois Hollande defeat incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy by capitalizing on public anger over the government's austerity policies.
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Seven snubs for Cameron... the revenge of France's new leader ahead of first face-to-face talks

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

New French president Francois Hollande will deliver seven snubs to David Cameron today after the Prime Minister publicly backed his opponent Nicolas Sarkozy. Mr Hollande will open up splits with Britain in key policy areas when the ... Read Post

France Goes With the Socialist

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

The austerity regime in Europe took a big hit Sunday, with French voters electing Socialist Francois Hollande, while the Greeks, also voting today, handed out pink slips to the ruling centrist coalition that contracted government sp... Read Post

Au revoir, austerity! New Euro crisis as French and Greeks reject cuts and vote for return to ruinous spending

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Europe is facing a fresh economic crisis after France rejected austerity and elected a tax-and-spend socialist president. Nicolas Sarkozy suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Francois Hollande, who ran on a platform of tear... Read Post

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