‘France can transform itself’, Hollande says in New Year’s speech


In traditional TV address to the nation, French president told viewers they had 'every reason' to feel confident about the future after a tough 2014.

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President François Hollande admitted on Wednesday that 2014 had been a difficult year for France, but said government reforms would help boost the country’s sluggish economy during an annual New Year’s speech, reports FRANCE 24.