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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

The latest developments in French politics, with on-the-ground reports, expert analysis and original perspectives. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-06-27

Could France's Macron be Europe's climate hero?

This week sees a changing of the guard at France's National Assembly as newly elected MPs from President Emmanuel Macron's party arrive en masse with an ambitious reform agenda. Also, former prime minister Manuel Valls quits the Socialist party and joins Macron's lawmakers in parliament. And is Macron a truly eco-friendly president, or is it all just for show?

By Marc PERELMAN

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2017-11-23 François Fillon

Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

Former conservative prime minister and presidential candidate François Fillon bids farewell to French politics. It comes after he crashed out of this year's presidential...

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2017-11-16 Paris attacks (Nov. 13)

Paris attacks commemorations: How to deal with jihadists returning home?

As France marks two years since its ever worst terror attacks, the country searches for solutions to French jihadists returning home. Plus, President Macron unveils his plans to...

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2017-11-09 Emmanuel Macron

Six months after his election, what has Macron achieved?

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to build a new France. We take a look at what he's accomplished after six months on the job. Also, Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot...

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2017-11-02 Les Républicains

France's controversial anti-terrorism law comes into force

France's state of emergency is no more. President Emmanuel Macron defends his country's controversial new anti-terrorism law before the European Court of Human Rights. Also, it's...

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2017-10-26 Les Républicains

'Posted workers': First victory for Macron on the European stage

The French president celebrates his first victory on the European stage: after lengthy negotiations, EU member states have reached an agreement on so-called "posted workers", who...

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