Latest update: 09/12/2011
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Presidential election: will Europe be the deciding factor?
Will Europe be a central question for French voters when they cast their ballots next spring for the presidential and parliamentary elections? If you look at the past, the answer is no. Europe is small fry compared to jobs, education or crime. But as the economic crisis continues to batter the continent, the fate of the euro, the role of the European Central Bank and the future of federalism are taking centre stage. So how might this play out in the campaign?
By FRANCE 24
On the set :
- Françoise Crouïgneau, Columnist, La Tribune
- Célestine Bohlen, Freelance journalist