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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.

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