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The political brief

Labour law and legislative elections: A risky week for Macron

The French are going back to the polls on Sunday to elect a new National Assembly. Pollsters predict a landslide win in favour of President Emmanuel Macron. This as things are heating up in the southern city of Marseille, where far-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon is running for a seat against his old Socialist party. Meanwhile, the government wants to usher in drastic changes to France's labour law: we tell you why it's a risky move.


Prepared by Narimène Laouadi and Hanane Saïdani.

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