UK welcomes French president
Despite differences, Cameron and Hollande stressed the importance of partnership's common projects and goals.
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2012 00:46

British Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed French President Francois Hollande in London but it may have been an uneasy meeting given the differences between the two men.

Last month Cameron caused outrage when he promised to roll out the red carpet to French businesses hoping to escape a new 75 per cent tax rate.

And as Nadim Baba reports, London is now the sixth biggest French city - by population.


Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
Featured on Al Jazeera
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
Women's rights activists are demanding change after Hanna Lalango, 16, was gang-raped on a bus and left for dead.
Buried in Sweden's northern forest, Sorsele has welcomed many unaccompanied kids who help stabilise a town exodus.
A look at the changing face of North Korea, three years after the death of 'Dear Leader'.
While some fear a Muslim backlash after café killings, solidarity instead appears to be the order of the day.
Victims spared by the deadly disease are reporting blindness and other unexpected post-Ebola health issues.