The Debate

Change you can believe in? Macron win signals new era in French politics (part 2)

After Brexit, after Donald Trump's election, make way instead for a leader who prefers globalism to nationalism. Thirty-nine-year-old Emmanuel Macron is elected president with two-thirds of ballots cast over the far-right's Marine Le Pen. Big decisions now rest on the shoulders of the youngest French leader since Napoleon: is it a turning point for Europe? How much change do the French really want? And if his policies fail, could it still be the far right's turn in five years?


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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

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