Le Pen casts her vote

Marine Le Pen, who was knocked out in the first round of the country's presidential elections, casts her vote in Henin Beaumont.

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New President for France

Francois Hollande has vowed to put an end to austerity and focus on growth after being elected France's first Socialist President for 17 years. Mr Hollande won 52% of the vote against 48% for the incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in Sunday's run-off.