World Lens — Week in Review: May 8

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Socialist François Hollande Wins French Vote 

France now has a new president after electing socialist candidate François Hollande into office, beating Nicolas Sarkozy in a runoff vote. In his victory speech, Hollande alluded to the possibility of ending the austerity measures that have been adopted to combat the ongoing euro debt crisis.

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