French President Francois Hollande and his companion Valerie Trierweiler reacts as he arrives at a restaurant in Tulle, southwestern France, on the eve of the first round of the French general election. The second round will take place on June 17 to elect the 14th National Assembly of the 5t Republic. Tulle-FRANCE, 09/06/2012
(L-R) France's President Francois Hollande's partner Valerie Trierweiler and Brigitte Ayrault, wife of France's Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, during the Bastille Day Military Ceremony on July 14, 2012 in Paris, France. Francois Hollande saw in his first Bastille Day or La Fete Nationale, as it is also known, as the French President today, which has been celebrated on 14th July each year since 1789 to commemorate the storming of the Bastille.