Sarkozy tries to fire up his supporters

Nicolas Sarkozy has held his final campaign rally ahead of France's presidential elections.

The country goes to the polls on Sunday in the first round of voting.

The president received strong support from the crowd in Nice, as he battles to stay in his job.

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French presidential election

Socialist Francois Hollande and conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy are heading for a run-off in the race for France's presidency, according to partial official results after a first round of voting.