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Macron accepts centrist Bayrou's backing

Macron’s “cries of joy” this week that François Bayrou had decided not to launch a bid for the presidency, could be heard from afar.  Emmanuel Macron told the AFP news agency soon after that he accepted the offer…

rfi English, Feb 23


What the papers say 23 February 2017

The papers delve into the country's presidential election campaign. "Taubira: 'I do not believe in the inevitable defeat of the left'" is the front page headline in centrist Le Monde. In an interview with the paper, Christiane Taubira, the…

rfi English, Feb 23


Macron 'cries of joy' that Bayrou won't…

France’s Bayrou won’t stand in the election, and will endorse Macron.…

Politico, Feb 22


Le Pen aides questioned in police custody

Two aides to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen were being questioned…

France 24, Feb 22


What the papers say 22 February 2017

Aside from blanket coverage on the race for the Elysée Palace - the main…

rfi English, Feb 22


'Spiderman' thief gets 8 years for €100m…

A thief nicknamed "Spiderman", who snatched five masterpieces from a top Paris museum,…

Channel News Asia, Feb 21

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