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.

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French rivals continue campaigning after first round vote

Nicolas Sarkozy waves to supporters as he leaves his campaign headquarters the morning after the first round of voting. Credit: AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani
Francois Hollande arrives at his campaign headquarters after winning the first round vote last night. Credit: AP Photo/Michel Spingler

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