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Europe after Sarkozy

François Hollande is France's fi rst socialist president since François Mitterrand left office in 1995 but he comes to power at a time of renewed challenge for France and the European project as a whole. Even with the best of intentions, it seems unlikely that he will be able to match his supporters' expectations.

La vie en rose? François Hollande and the French

The expectations are high: after all, François Hollande is France's first socialist president since François Mitterrand left office in 1995. But the new president is likely to find the French electorate as much of a challenge as the continuing Eurozone crisis.
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