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Francois Hollande becomes French president

France votes in a new president "François Hollande has won the presidency of France, turning the tide on a rightward and xenophobic lurch in European politics and vowing to transform Europe's handling of the economic crisis by fighting back against German-led austerity measures."

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Shortlist Date: 
Monday, 7 May 2012 - 2:29pm
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