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Latest update : 2012-11-14

Hollande meets the press

We take a look at reaction to the French president's first major press conference: overly-long, not very exciting, his tie askew, and Valérie Trierweiler tweeting... This, as well as what Nicolas Sarkozy and his half-brother have been getting up to!

By James CREEDON

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