FRENCH PREMIER STEPS DOWN AND DECLARES PRESIDENTIAL BID

MR. HOLLANDE IS EXPECTED TO APPOINT A NEW PRIME MINISTER AND SHUFFLE HIS CABINET IN THE COMING DAYS.

POLLS PREDICTED THAT MR. VALLS WOULD FARE BETTER IN THE ELECTIONS THAN MR. HOLLANDE, WHO HAS BEEN BATTERED BY HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT AND RECORD-LOW APPROVAL RATINGS.

Mr. Valls put forward his experience as prime minister, saying that France had to face a world "that has nothing to do with the way it used to be."

PARIS — France’s prime minister announced on Monday that he would step down and run in primary contests to be the Socialist candidate in presidential elections next year, despite predictions that he will struggle to...

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