France’s Fillon pledges economic reboot as he claims conservative presidential nomination

France’s Fillon pledges economic reboot as he claims conservative presidential nomination

  Former prime minister François Fillon on Sunday pledged deep economic reforms after winning the conservative Les Républicains’ presidential nomination. Fillon, 62, resoundingly beat in-party rival Alain Juppé in France’s conservative presidential primary run-off, one week after he shocked the country’s political landscape by topping the first-round poll. He earned 66.5 percent of votes in […]