The political brief

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 elections in the first round. Meanwhile, President Emmanuel Macron's political movement, La République en Marche, elects a new leader - our reporter was there for his first speech. And the 100th Congress of Mayors takes place in Paris. Stephen Carroll tells us why so many French mayors are angry at the central government.