France's Hollande approval at record low, prime minister far ahead

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Just 18 percent are satisfied with French president's performance, while new premier Manuel Valls has an approval rating of 58 percent, says poll.

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French President Francois Hollande's popularity fell sharply in April to the lowest levels since he was elected in May 2012, taking his rating below that of the Prime Minister Manuel Valls to the largest gap ever calculated between the two titles, reports Reuters.