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Latest update : 2011-06-24

Sarkozy sinks in polls despite change in strategy

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Thurs., 23/6/2011: A look at pretty unflattering polls for Nicolas Sarkozy, this despite his best efforts to work on a discreet, Presidential image ahead of next year's election. Also, more controversy surrounding the Baccalauréat exam. Leaks online leave the Education Minister wondering how to proceed. Finally, painting of Dominique Strauss-Kahn done two years ago takes on a whole new meaning today.

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