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Le Pen and far-right's success 'surprises' Parisians

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is wooing far-right voters after losing narrowly to his Socialist rival in the presidential election's first round.

Marine Le Pen took the largest share of the vote her far-right National Front has ever won, with 18%

Despite gaining the votes of 6.3 million people, her success seemed to come as a surprise to these Parisians.

  • 23 Apr 2012
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