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France's Hollande sets new course with 'shift to the right'

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Business leaders on Wednesday hailed promises by French President Francois Hollande to cut taxes and spending, but critics accused him of lurching to the right. 

French president Francois Hollande gives a press conference to present his 2014 policy plans, on January 14, 2014 at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris

Hollande stonewalled on questions about his personal life at a high-profile press conference on Tuesday, batting aside queries about revelations of an affair with actress Julie Gayet.

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