France’s left-wing presidential hopefuls unveil their platforms

France’s left-wing presidential hopefuls unveil their platforms

Former prime minister Manuel Valls and Vincent Peillon, an MEP and former education minister, unveiled their respective presidential platforms Tuesday as they gear up to compete with five other left-wing contenders in France’s April-May elections. The fellow Socialist Party politicians agreed on the need to revive the European Union, but diverged on the national budget […]

French presidential hopefuls hold final rallies ahead of right-wing primary

French presidential hopefuls hold final rallies ahead of right-wing primary

  The frontrunners of France’s right-wing presidential primary held their final campaign rallies across the country on Friday, hoping to win over voters two days ahead of a poll that still appears to be up for grabs. French conservatives on Sunday are being asked to pick their preferred candidate from a field of seven politicians […]