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The new French government, led by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, yesterday won its first vote of confidence in the National Assembly. That was expected, but the big news is that Valls and his government have fallen well short of winning an absolute major…

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If you want to get a sense of how badly the latest French local elections went for President François Hollande, have a look at today’s front page of left-leaning French daily Libération: The headline means ‘The punishment’, and it summarises the…

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