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National Front's new leader steps down over Holocaust remark

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

The latest developments on France’s presidential and legislative elections with on-the-ground reports, expert analysis and original perspectives. Every Tuesday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-04-04

French presidential election: Where do the candidates stand on immigration?

In this edition of The Political Brief, we break down the French presidential candidates' immigration policies and find out where they stand on quotas, health benefits and citizenship rights. Meanwhile, with the first round of the election less than three weeks away, conservative hopeful François Fillon lashes out at centrist Emmanuel Macron, calling him "a protégé of François Hollande". Finally, we tell you how to spot fake news - and stop it from spreading.

By Marc PERELMAN , Molly HALL , Derek THOMSON

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2017-04-25 Marine Le Pen

French presidential elections: A historic first-round result

After a historic first round, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it through to round two of the French presidential elections. Suffering an unprecedented defeat, the...

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2017-04-18 French Presidential Elections 2017

The last desperate push to win over the French electorate

Coming up in today's edition of The Political Brief: Emmanuel Macron claims to be the only presidential candidate to have the key to a better future for France, while Marine Le...

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2017-04-11 Jean-Luc Melenchon

Fillon asks voters to support him, not love him

Coming up in today's The Political Brief: François Fillon tells the French to forget their hearts and vote with their minds. Meanwhile, Marine Le Pen's efforts to clean up the...

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2017-03-28 Marine Le Pen

Rise of populism: Could far-right leader Le Pen be France's next president?

In this edition we ask if the rise of populism with Brexit and Donald Trump could translate into a win for the far right's Marine Le Pen here in France. On the other side of the...

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