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Hard-left MP to take charge of French parliament’s powerful finance committee

News Post || Euro News: Issued on: 30/06/2022 – 14:37 Hard-left MP Eric Coquerel was elected chair of the French…

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French lawmakers elect Yaël Braun-Pivet as National Assembly president, first woman in role

News Post || Euro News: The French National Assembly has elected Yaël Braun-Pivet as its president, equivalent to a Speaker…

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Cops, cleaners, Kevins: Fresh faces take a seat in France’s National Assembly

News Post || Euro News: France’s new slate of lower-house lawmakers sit in the National Assembly for the first time…

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French government supports cementing abortion rights in constitution

News Post || Euro News: Issued on: 26/06/2022 – 13:26 Politicians representing a parliamentary majority on Saturday voiced support for…

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After losing the majority, can Macron strike a deal with opposition parties?

News Post || Euro News: In his first public remarks since parliamentary elections deprived his governing coalition of a majority,…

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Napoleon’s relatives sue far-right MP for ‘rare’ name change

News Post || Euro News: Descendents of Empress Joséphine de Beauharnais — the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte — are taking…

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In first speech since election setback, Macron calls on opposition to ‘leave in-fighting behind’

News Post || Euro News: Issued on: 22/06/2022 – 19:56 French President Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation for the first…

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What next?: Legislative election upset complicates France’s political timetable

News Post || Euro News: France is wading into uncharted waters after President Emmanuel Macron lost his absolute majority, with a…

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Macron to meet political rivals in talks to form a working government

News Post || Euro News: France’s President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with his rivals on Tuesday, to try and…

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French left’s coalition gamble pays off in legislative elections but unity challenges loom

News Post || Euro News: Issued on: 20/06/2022 – 00:59 France’s new left-wing bloc is set to become the largest…

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