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Hollande saga 'stain on France's image abroad'

26 January 2014 Last updated at 02:10 GMT

French President Francois Hollande has confirmed his separation from his partner Valerie Trierweiler.

He told the state-run AFP news agency that their "shared life" had ended.

Tim Allman reports.

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