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Campaign manager: Hollande 'wants to offer a dream' to the French

Francois Hollande's campaign manager said the candidate "wants to offer a dream" to the French people but was aware of the financial constraints that could face them.

He wants to offer a dream, but he doesn't want to sell illusions to the French people.

Undeniably a first step toward change was taken yesterday.

– Pierre Moscovici told BFM TV


Sarkozy could be latest eurozone leader ousted from office

Nicolas Sarkozy with his wife Carla Bruni at a polling station in Paris. Credit: REUTERS/Eric Feferberg

Nicolas Sarkozy, who is the first sitting president to come second in the first round of a re-election bid, could go the way of 10 other eurozone leaders who have been ousted from office since the crisis started in late 2009.

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