Fillon in strong position to claim French conservative nomination

Fillon in strong position to claim French conservative nomination

Former prime minister François Fillon looked on Friday to be in a strong position to claim his centre-right party’s nomination to contest next year’s French presidential election as he and rival Alain Juppé held final rallies of the primary campaign. In an impassioned speech to supporters in Paris, Fillon, 62, struck a strong patriotic note, […]

Clinton wins enough delegates to clinch nomination, Sanders vows to go on

Clinton wins enough delegates to clinch nomination, Sanders vows to go on

According to Associated Press projections, Hillary Clinton has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic US presidential nomination. The news comes on Monday, the day before six states were set to vote in nominating contests. But the campaign of her rival, Bernie Sanders, vowed to keep up the fight, saying it was […]