Macron and En Marche expect big win in French parliamentary elections

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Despite low voter turnout Frances newest political party is predicted to take up to 80% of seats in major shift for republic France has begun voting in parliamentary elections which are expected to hand Emmanuel Macron a landslide majority, a second triumph for him after his presidential victory and one which should allow him to […]

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Leftist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon shakes up France’s presidential race

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After strong performances in two debates, several new surveys show the Communist-backed candidates popularity surging The French Communist-backed presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is closing in on the frontrunners Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, according to new polls. A rally held by Melenchon drew tens of thousands of supporters on Sunday, underlining his surging popularity […]

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Frances divided left looks set for defeat in first-round elections

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The movements failure to unite behind one candidate will be costly This weekend is billed as the final round in the battle of Frances bitterly, almost fatally, divided left. Two big weekend rallies pit Emmanuel Macron, who refused to take part in the PS primary process. The latest, Anne Hidalgo, and Socialist ministers past and […]

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