End of year report: Top 10 nightmare moments for Hollande

On the evening of May 6th, 2012 Socialist Party candidate François Hollande was swept into power on a wave of euphoria. That night thousands of supporters flocked into Place de la Bastille in Paris to give him a hero’s ovation. They chanted his name, waved flags, popped champagne and celebrated the arrival of a man they hoped would stick to the promise of his campaign slogan – “Change is now”. But just a year later, things have gone badly awry for Hollande and his dream job has turned into a nightmare. Counting down from 10 to one we review the worst moments of his first year as French president.

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