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Francois Hollande honoured at US state dinner

12 February 2014 Last updated at 05:54 GMT

French President Francois Hollande has been honoured at a lavish White House state dinner, capping a visit to the US aimed at renewing the partnership between the two long-standing allies.

His was the first official state dinner at the White House since 2011.

At the party, Mr Hollande and US President Barack Obama toasted the nations' centuries-old friendship.

Barbara Plett-Usher reports from Washington.

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