France begins voting in election that could hand power to far right

Anti-immigrant, Eurosceptic RN party leading in polls ahead of first round

French voters began voting yesterday in the first round of a snap parliamentary election that could usher in the country's first far-right government since World War 2, a potential sea change at the heart of the EU.

President Emmanuel Macron stunned the country when he called the vote after his centrist alliance was crushed in European elections last month by Marine Le Pen's National Rally (RN)...

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