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Wear a veil or be French: Hollande shocks with views on Muslims and migrants

The French president’s candid remarks on the sensitive issue of Islam, part of a wide-ranging collection of interviews that also touch on his troubled private life, have triggered a frenzy on both sides of the political divide.
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