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Latest update : 2014-04-09

New Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveils reform agenda

"Too much suffering and not enough hope." Those were the first words uttered by France's new Prime Minister Manuel Valls before parliament yesterday when he delivered his maiden speech and asked for a vote of confidence. So is Valls, who was until his nomination a popular interior minister, already a very different prime minister than his predecessor Jean-Marc Ayrault?

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2017-02-14 Emmanuel Macron

French presidential race: Will Marine Le Pen benefit from 'Penelopegate'?

With just over two months to go before the first round of France's presidential election, conservative candidate François Fillon is mired in a scandal over the hiring of his wife...

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2017-02-07 François Fillon

Can France's conservatives recover from 'Penelopegate'?

With his poll ratings in freefall amid claims he might have created a fake job for his wife, French conservative candidate François Fillon held a defiant press conference this...

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2017-02-01 Benoit Hamon

2017 French presidential election: Conservative candidate Fillon hit by scandal

The stage is finally set. Less than three months before the French presidential election, all the candidates are now known after the Socialists chose Benoit Hamon as their...

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2017-01-24 French Presidential Elections 2017

French left-wing primaries: A surprise winner?

A few months ago, France's conservatives held a primary to designate their presidential candidate and an outsider, François Fillon, won handily. This week, the left is voting to...

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2017-01-17 Socialist Party (France)

2017 French presidential election: Can newcomer Macron win?

On January 22, the French left is holding the first round of a primary to designate its candidate for the presidential election. But as the contenders hold rallies across the...

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