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Latest update : 2014-04-02

French cabinet reshuffle: The magic wand for Hollande?

This week, François Hollande made history. But certainly not in the way he wanted. For the first time since 1958, a president decided to fire his prime minister immediately after municipal elections. After a bruising defeat for the ruling Socialists at the polls, Hollande sacked his faithful PM Jean-Marc Ayrault and appointed Manuel Valls, the popular interior minister. Will this gamble pay off?

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Philip TURLE

Journalist, RFI

Jean-Marc Gonin

Senior Writer, Le Figaro Magazine

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