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President Macron’s fight to win over conservatives in France night

BBC, 24 Mar 2021
A year away from France’s next presidential election, President Emmanuel Macron is fighting for conservative voters, in the face of growing confidence from his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. Please subscribe HERE

With his promise to unite France’s centre-left and centre-right crumbling, and polls suggesting the likelihood of another – much closer – duel between the two rivals in May next year, Macron’s government has been talking tough on security and secularism.

The BBC’s Paris correspondent, Lucy Williamson, reports.

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