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'Allo 'Allo: When French politicians speak English

© FRANCE 24 screen grab | Socialist candidates Benoît Hamon (left) and Manuel Valls spar during a primary debate on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Latest update : 2017-01-27

When asked to showcase their prowess in the English language during a primary debate this week, Socialist presidential candidates Manuel Valls and Benoît Hamon were less than convincing. But they're hardly the exception.

Date created : 2017-01-27

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