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France election: Hollande and Sarkozy in final drive

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his Socialist challenger, Francois Hollande, have been rallying supporters in a final push for votes ahead of this weekend's presidential poll.

The two differ sharply over the crisis in the eurozone, where France plays a leading role along with Germany.

Other contenders include radical leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Francois Bayrou.

Gavin Hewitt reports.

  • 20 Apr 2012
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