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Francois Hollande rapidly losing post-election glow

23 September 2012 Last updated at 21:43 BST

In France, polls suggest that fewer than half of voters are happy with President Francois Hollande after just four months in office, with a drop of 11 points in the past month alone.

French voters appear to have lost faith with Mr Hollande very quickly, with pollsters saying policies to increase taxes and a lack of economic growth are to blame.

Humphrey Hawksley reports.