France's political crisis as Hollande plans new cabinet - Channel 4 News
Hollande's government looks set to topple as French media are laughing at him in the latest of a line of debacles.
France's President Hollande and Prime Minister Manuel Valls are due to unveil a new cabinet on Tuesday, which will make its debut just a few weeks ahead of tough negotiations at home and with EU peers on a 2015 budget widely seen breaking promises to Brussels over deficit cuts.
The reshuffle is the latest episode in a debate in Europe about how much budgets can be cut to reduce debt while the region's economies are still recovering from financial crises.
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