The French Socialist must clarify his mission before the second round.
Exit polls put Socialist candidate ahead of Sarkozy as support for Le Pen surges.
A victory for the French Socialist candidate would be of historic significance.
Five elections in the first week of May will show whether the left can recover.
Your guide to the candidates in today's French election.
The French presidential election will show whether the European left is bouncing back or in possibly
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