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Hollande quits, saying 'I cannot unify France'

In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective, as French president Francois Hollande becomes the first incumbent since 1958 not to seek a second term.

As the French President - Francois Hollande - decides not to stand for re-election, we speak to Socialist Party MP Philip Cordery. In a year of political upheaval Ritula is in Germany, where Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term as Chancellor in next year's elections. We consider the rise of the far right in Germany following the refugee crisis and the broader challenge posed by anti-establishment politics with Brexit and the election of Donald Trump. Also: as Kellogg's pulls its adverts from the right-wing news website Breitbart, we'll ask whether brands can remain above politics in Donald Trump's America.

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45 minutes