President Francois Hollande insists France is on the road to economic recovery


Speaking on prime-time television a bullish Hollande insisted that 'we are almost there' on efforts to tackle unemployment in the country.

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President Francois Hollande has insisted that France, despite its three million unemployed, deep spending cuts, a faltering economy and widespread resentment among voters over a swathe of new taxes, is firmly on the road to recovery, reports The Daily Telegraph.