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Apart from François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy, the two major party front-runners, the French have eight other candidates to choose from. Two can


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In Washington DC the IMF and the financial world may be shouting loudly at Spain from across the Atlantic to get its debt in order, but at home many


Lagarde and IMF rap eurozone

Europe came under pressure again as the IMF issued a weekend call on the continent to get its act together on debt. Ahead of the market opening on


President Nixon advisor dies

Charles Colson, one of President Richard Nixon’s advisors during the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 80. Colson, who compiled Nixon’s


Voting begins in France

Polls have opened in France in the 2012 presidential election, with 10 candidates vying to make the head-to-head runoff on May 6th between the top