One in five back Far-Right as Sarkozy takes a hammering.


Nicolas Sarkozy suffered a humiliating defeat last night in the first round of France’s presidential election.

The 57-year-old conservative came second to socialist rival Francois Hollande in a ballot involving ten candidates.

One in five voters backed National Front candidate Marine Le Pen. Her supporters will now have to choose between Mr Sarkozy and Mr Hollande in the run-off in a fortnight.

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