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25th Apr 2017

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Valls polls record numbers as Hollande's popularity slumps

The personal approval ratings for French President Francois Hollande have hit a new low of 18 percent, compared to 58 percent enjoyed by his new Prime Minister Manuel Valls, according to an opinion poll from Sunday. Valls was appointed last month following crushing local election defeats for the governing socialists.

France still anxious over possibility of Le Pen win

Despite opinion polls that place centrist Macron well ahead of the far-right leader Le Pen in the 7 May presidential run-off, doubts are emerging about his capacity to unite the French people around his candidacy.

Russia suspected of Macron hack

Likely Russian spies tried to steal email passwords from Macron's people the same way they hacked US elections, new study says.

Investigation

Le Pen-Poutine: des liens qui remontent à loin

La leader du Front National a rencontré le président russe trois fois, et non pas une comme elle l'affirme. Mais l'argent que son parti a obtenu, et sous quelles conditions, restent un mystère.