France”s Hollande decides not to run again

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France”s Hollande decides not to run again

Francois Hollande has stunned France by declaring he will not seek a second term as president of France.

Mr Hollande, faced with very low popularity ratings, has become the first sitting president in modern French history not to seek re-election.

In a televised address he said he was aware of the risks of not running and warned of the threat from the far-right National Front.

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