Francois Hollande
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What sort of president might Francois Hollande be?

Socialist Francois Hollande, France's next president, is an experienced political organiser who has, nonetheless, never held national government office.

To take the party ticket in 2012, he had to prevail in a gruelling primary election which put both his political and private life to the test.

John Simpson reports from Tulle.

  • 06 May 2012