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Latest update : 2015-07-08

Greek 'No' vote: A godsend to the far-left and far-right parties

All eyes have been on Greece for the last few days. The drama of last weekend’s "no" vote in the Greek referendum has prompted very different reactions on the French political scene. The far-left and the far-right are ecstatic, the opposition conservatives are calling for toughness with Athens and the ruling socialists are somewhat embarrassed.

By Marc PERELMAN

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1970-01-01 Marc PERELMAN

French presidential race: Is Emmanuel Macron unstoppable?

When Emmanuel Macron decided to run for French president, the consensus among politicians and pundits was that he stood no chance. A 39-year-old former banker who served under...

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1970-01-01 Marc PERELMAN

French presidential race: Le Pen makes groundbreaking visit to Lebanon

Marine Le Pen has finally broken a glass ceiling - not in France, but in Lebanon. For the first time, the French far-right leader was hosted by a foreign sitting president and...

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1970-01-01 Marc PERELMAN

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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1970-01-01 Philip TURLE

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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1970-01-01 Marc PERELMAN

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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