Francois Hollande and Segolene Royal on the presidential campaign trail in 2012
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Hollande's ex-partner Royal joins France's new cabinet

French President Francois Hollande's former partner, Segolene Royal, has joined the government in a major reshuffle by the ruling Socialists.

She will serve as environment minister in the cabinet of the new Prime Minister, Manuel Valls.

Hugh Schofield reports,

  • 02 Apr 2014
  • From the section Europe
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