Sarkozy speaks at an election rally in Paris

Rally in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France
Sarkozy Rally in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France Credit: ITV News

The current French president Nicolas Sarkozy has delivered a speech in Paris for an election rally, before the deciding vote on May 6.

Advertisement

French rivals clash on TV

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist Francois Hollande clashed repeatedly in their only television debate but the conservative incumbent failed to land a knockout blow to shake his challenger's lead for Sunday's runoff.